The fundamental reason this position exists is to reconcile financial accounts for the City. Currently, there are numerous accounts with activities ranging from 1 to 1400+ transactions to be reconciled monthly. The accountant’s major work functions include obtaining data and information, conducting reconciliation of accounts, and preparing documentation. The reconciliation accountant differs from other accountant classifications in that the reconciliation accountant requires specialized knowledge and experience rather than general accounting knowledge and experience. The reconciliation accountant is supervised by the Accounting Manager.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 3 years of experience in the management of complex financial reconciliation in banking or governmental financial setting. Complex financial reconciliation is defined as working with numerous accounts with numerous transactions on a monthly basis.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.