Post Date: 11/07/2019
Close Date: 11/15/2019
The City of Portland, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer is seeking an Accountant II.
PLEASE NOTE: This recruitment will remain open until 75 applications have been received or until the posted closing date, Friday, November 15, 2019, whichever comes first. Applications received after the 75 application limit has been reached will not be included in this recruitment process.
The Accountant II performs a wide variety of accounting-related functions that involve interpretation and analysis, with a relatively high degree of independence. Responsibilities may include analysis of accounts, funds, systems, reports, contracts, grant expenditures, and other information. Depending on assignment, Accountant II duties include processing, analyzing, reviewing and reconciling financial transactions; performing operational and system audits to identify and recommend corrections; auditing transactions of others for adherence to accounting principles and policies; supporting management through preparation of reports; developing new and improved work processes; preparing financial projections; and providing budget support as needed. Typical assignments would include accounts payable, accounts receivable, timekeeping for employees with billable hours, and procurement card processing.
These positions are required to collaborate and problem solve with other staff and they may be required to lead, coach, and review the work of other staff. A bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration is desired but not required.