AccountantCity of Klamath Falls
City of Klamath Falls is accepting applications for an Accountant.
Performs professional accounting work, including areas of internal controls, external audits, payroll, AP/AR, and other financial reporting. Develops, prepares, and participates in maintaining a complete set of financial records. Participates in and may oversee processing complex accounting transactions and performs backup to other divisional positions with responsibilities in similar functions.
The position requires professional specialization and thorough technical knowledge associated with generally accepted financial accounting principles and practices for municipal accounting. Requires a working knowledge of audit requirements including schedules and documentation; automated accounting systems and relational databases; and laws governing accounting transactions and financial reporting. Requires well developed language and writing skill to prepare procedures and reports. Requires sufficient business math skills to perform algebraic and statistical computations; human relations skills to exercise patience and discretion in communications with others inside and outside the department, and to communicate technical concepts to others. Requires skill in: reconciling bank statements; analysis and preparation of financial reports; preparation of budget and CAFR; communicating effectively; reviewing reports and making needed corrections; and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others.
The position requires a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or other applicable business field and two years’ experience in a responsible accounting/auditing capacity. An associate’s degree in accounting or related field plus a minimum of six years of experience may be substituted. Preferred experience in municipal accounting; preparing a CAFR; and use of governmental software applications.
Position open until filled. Wage range: $4,885 - $6762 per month + an excellent benefits package. Candidates must apply online at www.klamathfalls.city. First review on August 19, 2019.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).