Accountant II/III #24854
The City of Virginia Beach Finance Accounting Office is seeking to fill an Accountant II or III, depending on qualifications.
Duties are to be able to work independently to complete difficult and complex research, analysis, development and summarization of financial information for audit purposes and financial reporting. Assists in the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), State Cost Report, monthly financial statements, indirect cost report and other reports. Participates in the performance of special studies and assignments involving the investigation and resolution of issues arising from the application of new accounting regulations and procedures. Assists management in the interpretation and applicability of accounting principles and auditing standards as it relates to the administration, reporting and accounting for various programs, grants, revenue and capital project endeavors. Assists in the financial oversight of grants/awards to ensure compliance with grantor financial requirements. Works with statistical tables, federally mandated annual financial and compliance audits involving internal and independent auditors
In addition to above duties, responsibilities and qualifications the Accountant III level additionally assists in implementing generally accepted accounting principles as they apply to governmental financial reporting and to ensure an unmodified opinion from the independent auditors on the City’s CAFR. Provides guidance to accounting staff and City departments on appropriate governmental accounting procedures and city finance guidelines, policies and procedures. Understands accounting for bonds, capital projects and fixed assets.
Accountant II level requires 7 yrs education and/or experience in governmental accounting, auditing and financial reporting.
Accountant III level requires 10 yrs education and/or experience in professional accounting such as principal or senior accountant.
For more information and to apply on-line go to www.vbgovcareers.com EOE