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Staff Accountant

City of Douglasville

Posted: Jul. 30, 2018

End Date: Aug. 20, 2018

Performs a variety of general accounting/bookkeeping functions such as preparing journal entries, balancing accounts, calculating data, posting financial data, reconciling reports, researching financial discrepancies, correcting errors, maintaining financial records, and other accounting functions. Serve as the main point of contact for external auditors. In addition, coordinate procurement activities with staff and department directors. Reconcile (monthly) and research discrepancies for all balance sheet accounts. Audit financial transactions and document accounting control procedures. Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information. Prepares supporting schedules, gather information, provide documents for external auditors, serve as main point of contact. Prepares complex bank reconciliations. Conduct internal audits assigned by finance director. Coordinate procurement activities, review and distribute information to include: Request for Proposals (RFP's), formal bids and pricing. Recommend updates to purchasing policy. Ensure that the purchasing policy is enforced.

Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a closely related field with two (2) years of work experience (preferably in local government); or an equivalent combination of experience.

Salary Grade: R66 - $45,802
Status: Full-Time, Non-exempt
Resumes and letters of interest are being accepted by the Human Resources Department at https://douglasvillega.applicantstack.com/x/openings or Douglasville City Hall, 6695 Church Street, Douglasville, GA 30134 or can be faxed to
678-449-3031 or E-mailed to