The fundamental reason that this position exists is to accurately account for and maintain a fixed asset accounting inventory for the city. Fixed assets encompass a wide range of items such as buildings, automobiles, sanitation trucks and their attachments, land, roads, street lights, zoo animals, and right of ways. The accountant's major work functions include obtaining fixed asset data and information, processing fixed asset data, evaluating fixed asset data, reconciling fixed asset data, and preparing documentation. The fixed assets accountant differs from other accountant classifications in that the fixed asset accountant requires specialized knowledge and experience rather than general accounting knowledge and experience. The fixed assets accountant is supervised by the Accounting Manager.
Bachelor's degree in accounting and 3 years of experience in accounting with an emphasis in fixed assets; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
NOTE:Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.