Las Vegas Valley Water District

Las Vegas, Nevada

Date Posted June 08, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Job details

$79,572 a year
Job Type

Full Job Description

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Open Date: 06/07/21

Close Date: 06/15/21

Salary: $79,572.00 per year

Job Type: Regular

Location: Valley View Campus, 1001 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas

For any questions regarding this announcement, please contact LVVWD Recruitment at

Hours of Work: 4/10's, M-Th. 7:00am-6:00pm

The ideal candidate for this position will possess strong skills in general accounting principles and practices, complex problem solving, project organization, written and oral communications; have a desire for personal professional development as well as understanding, forming, and improving internal processes; have graduated from a four-year college or university with a major in accounting or related field; CPA is highly desirable.

INTRODUCTION: Human Resources will screen applications and supplemental questionnaires. Candidates possessing the strongest skills and experience for this position will be forwarded to the hiring department for further evaluation and to determine who will be invited to the formal interview process. The candidate hired will be required to pass a drug screening, background check and may be required to pass a job-related physical evaluation.


Under general supervision, performs responsible professional accounting duties in the preparation and maintenance of financial records for various District and SNWA accounts and funds; analyzes and evaluates financial accounting documents, records and accounts and prepares accurate and timely financial records; and performs related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:

Principles, practices and terminology of general, fund and governmental accounting, including financial statement preparation and methods of financial control and reporting; budgeting principles and terminology; cost accounting methods and procedures; laws and regulations relating to the financial administration of public agencies; auditing principles and practices; advanced uses and operations of spreadsheet software; principles and practices of business data processing, particularly related to the processing of accounting information and interpretation of input and output data; effective business communication principles and practices.

Ability to:

Operate a computer and use standard business software and complex enterprise accounting systems; verify the accuracy of financial data and information; analyze information and issues, evaluate alternatives, reach sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; ensure proper authorization and documentation for disbursements; analyze, post, balance and reconcile complex financial data and accounts; prepare clear, concise and complete financial documents, statements and reports; understand, interpret, explain and apply District/SNWA accounting policies and procedures; exercise sound judgment within established guidelines; communicate clearly, effectively and courteously; establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with managers, supervisors, employees, vendors and others encountered in the course of the work.

Training and Experience:

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a college or university with a major in accounting or a closely related field; and at least one year of professional accounting experience, preferably in a government agency or utility; or the equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:

A valid State of Nevada driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District's Vehicle Insurance Policy.


The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, an employee is regularly required to sit; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate computers and standard office equipment; and reach with hands and arms. An employee is frequently required to stand and walk.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this class, an employee is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; learn and apply new information and skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple concurrent tasks; and interact with managers, supervisors, employees, vendors and others encountered in the course of work.