Thursday, January 22, 2009

City of Dunwoody, Staff Accountant Wanted

Staff Accountant
Dunwoody, Georgia
Posted: Thursday, January 22, 2009
End Date: Sunday, February 15, 2009

JAT Consulting Services, Inc. is seeking a qualified Full Time Staff Accountant to support The City of Dunwoody in our Finance Department. The candidate shall perform complex accounting and/or finance activities in preparing and reconciling financial documents.

Education/Experience and Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
• Five years of professional level accounting experience

Knowledge requirements:
• Experience in a municipal or governmental Accounting Department
• Budgetary principles
• Applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
• Automated financial systems.
• Governmental accounting procedures, practices, and guidelines.
• Financial control practices and procedures.
• Financial Reporting including preparation/analysis of balance sheet, income statement, and cash flows
• Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Skill requirements:
• Operating computers and applicable software.
• Performing mathematical calculations
• Maintaining records.
• Operating standard office equipment.
• Applying laws, rules, and regulations
• Researching financial discrepancies.
• Preparing financial reports and documents, including basic financial statements.
• Analyzing and developing financial procedures.
• Preparing journal entries.
• Handling multiple projects simultaneously.
• Applying accounting procedures and principles.
• Analyzing and interpreting financial information.
• Recording, analyzing, verifying, reconciling, and reporting financial transactions.
• Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
• Demonstrate strong analytical skills and be resourceful
• Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently as well as a team member

Essential Duties:
• Analyzes, reconciles, and validates a variety of financial data and information; researches and interprets a variety of records, databases and logs
• Prepares, reviews, analyzes, and submits a variety of complex and/or special reports, reconciliations, work papers, communications, schedules, tables, and/or statements to and from internal departments, financial institutions, and external agencies.
• Provides support to City departments by solving financially related problems and reviewing internal controls.
• Resolves complex reconciliation and account analysis problems requiring in-depth research; coordinates and participates in special projects related to financial activities.
• Participates in developing and implementing financial procedures related to data accumulation, reporting, and archiving; analyzes and monitors compliance with financial, reporting and legal requirements.
• Audits, compiles, calculates, and analyzes a variety of financial data and transactions.
• Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

You may email your resume as a word document or a pdf to: or fax it to (770) 975-1195.

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