Accountant

City of St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri

Date Posted September 14, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified

Description:

Job details

Salary
$50,648 - $65,234 a year

Full Job Description

Incumbents in this position are responsible for assisting in providing fiscal and financial control activities for various City departments/agencies. Duties may include: financial reporting; preparing/maintaining budgets; reconciling accounts and ledgers; processing accounts payable/accounts receivable transactions; preparing and distributing month-end and year-end financial statements and monthly expenditures; assisting with inventory audits; recording and reconciling fixed assets in the general ledger system and analyzing and processing reimbursements.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Accountant

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a closely related field. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request.

When completing the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your qualifying education, training and experience. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment on the application. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application. The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

Employees assigned to St. Louis Lambert International Airport may be eligible for a commuting allowance of $141.00 bi-weekly. A ten-year background investigation will be conducted in accordance with FAA regulations for positions at St. Louis Lambert International Airport.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible. Applications can be submitted on the Internet.

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%


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Notice:

Dear applicants, in order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Recruitment and Examination Section is suspending all written tests, performance tests and oral interviews until further notice. These examination components are being replaced with experience and training evaluations, which do not require physical contact. Please fully describe all of your qualifying education, training and experience on your applications. Thank you. The safety of all of our staff and applicants is our priority as we continue with our efforts to conduct merit based testing for staffing the City's Civil Service.

Salary

  • Minimum: $50,648.00
  • Maximum: $65,234.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for assisting in providing fiscal and financial control activities for various City departments/agencies. Duties may include: financial reporting; preparing/maintaining budgets; reconciling accounts and ledgers; processing accounts payable/accounts receivable transactions; preparing and distributing month-end and year-end financial statements and monthly expenditures; assisting with inventory audits; recording and reconciling fixed assets in the general ledger system and analyzing and processing reimbursements.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Accountant

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a closely related field. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request.

When completing the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your qualifying education, training and experience. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment on the application. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application. The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

Employees assigned to St. Louis Lambert International Airport may be eligible for a commuting allowance of $141.00 bi-weekly. A ten-year background investigation will be conducted in accordance with FAA regulations for positions at St. Louis Lambert International Airport.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible. Applications can be submitted on the Internet.

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%