Clark County, NV

Las Vegas, Nevada

Date Posted September 23, 2022
Industry Finance
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


The Clark County Business License Department is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the Accountant I/II position. This position will perform a variety of responsible fiscal, accounting, and financial record keeping duties while gaining detailed knowledge about the Business License department. The ideal candidate will review accounting and financial documents for accuracy of information and calculations, participate in the daily and monthly deposit reconciliation as well as other important financial duties. This position will also help with the implementation of the general ledger process to a new core system. This candidate will be a part of the Revenue and Compliance Unit and report to the Assistant Manager of Finance.


Accountant I: $26.24 - $40.65 Hourly
Accountant II: $28.30 - $43.90 Hourly

The Accountant I is a training underfill position, upon successful completion of the training program the successful candidate will be non-competitively promoted to Accountant II.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive Eligibility list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months at either level or may be extended as needed by Human Resources.

Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the selection process.

Some positions may be confidential positions and are excluded from membership in the union.

Some positions may be non-union positions and are excluded from membership in the union.


Education and Experience:

Accountant I - Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. Experience in a full-time professional accounting role, which has provided the skills and knowledge to perform all job functions at this level may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two (2) years.

Accountant II - In addition to the above: Minimum of one (1) year of full-time professional accounting experience.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Licenses and Certification: Specified positions may require possession of a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.


Reviews accounting and financial documents to ensure accuracy of information and calculations and makes correcting entries; examines supporting documentation to establish proper authorization and conformance with contracts and other agreements, policies and appropriate regulations. Prepares and maintains control and subsidiary accounting records; prepares trial balances and financial reports. Compiles and prepares journal entries and periodic reconciliations of general ledger, journal, subsidiary accounts and bank statements; makes correcting entries as required; compiles and prepares financial reports and supporting schedules and documentation. Maintains expenditure and budgetary control accounts; may compile departmental operational and/or capital improvement figures and review and authorize expenditures; prepares cash transfers among funds. Maintains financial records for various funding sources, including grants and capital improvement projects; prepares reports for such funding agencies. Reviews invoices, ensures proper documentation, balances against requisitions, purchase orders and contracts and authorizes payment; maintains records of leases and applicable payments; audits various accounting and financial documents for accuracy and appropriateness. Confers with operating staff, vendors, contractors and others regarding invoices and payment status. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Installs and maintains automated financial control and reporting systems; instructs others in the use of such systems. Maintains accurate records and files. May perform cost and/or rate studies and analyze cost factors. May direct the work of others on a project or day-to-day basis. May maintain inventory records and participate in physical inventories. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; may operate a County or personal vehicle to visit various work sites and attend off-site meetings.


Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.