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Accountant II

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Classification Details

Classification Details

Classification Title Accountant II
Classification Code 0210
FLSA Status Salary/Non-Exempt
FLSA Job Family

13-2011.01 – Accountants

Range 716
Step 1
Beginning Hourly 20.879
Ending Hourly 31.770
Beginning Annual 43,428.32
Ending Annual 66,081.60

Position Details

Position Details

Classification Title Accountant II
Job Code 0210
Working Job Title Accountant II
Position Number I0210A
Position Type Regular Full Time
FLSA Status Salary/Non-Exempt
Brief Description

The purpose of this position is to support all accounting operations and activities. This is accomplished by processing journal entries, monthly reconciliation of bank accounts, accounts payable and accounts receivable balances; maintaining the general ledger; reconciling inventories and monitoring other charges. Other duties include reviewing journal voucher data entries prior to posting to the ledgers, assisting with grant financial activities and reports, completing financial surveys and assisting with special projects, analyzing additional accounts, and coordinating distribution of reports. Prepares monthly payment documents for recurring City obligations.

Essential Functions

Overall Physical Strength Demands: (S) Sedentary: Exerting up to 10 lbs. occasionally or negligible weights frequently; sitting most of the time. (L) Light: Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally; 10 lbs. frequently; or negligible amounts constantly; OR requires walking or standing to a significant degree. (M) Medium: Exerting 20-50 lbs. occasionally; 10-25 lbs. frequently; or up to 10 lbs. constantly. (H) Heavy: Exerting 50-100 lbs. occasionally; 10-25 lbs. frequently; or up to 10-20 lbs. constantly. (V) Very Heavy: Exerting over 100 lbs. occasionally; 50-100 lbs. frequently; or up to 20-50 lbs. constantly.

Essential Functions

Essential Function

Completes general accounting activities by analyzing general ledger accounts, preparing regularly scheduled reports and entries, reviewing expenditure accounts, maintaining inventory records, monitoring other charges, administering grants and responding with vendors and providers. Prepares monthly payment documents for recurring City obligations.

Code Sedentary
Essential Function

Ensures proper accounting of records, maintaining inventory controls, and preparing reports as well as assisting in financial transaction research and data collection.

Code Sedentary
Essential Function

Assists with utility reconciliations by adjusting reports based on revenues and expenditures, compiling and entering into the general ledger, and preparing monthly bank reconciliations.

Code Sedentary
Essential Function

Completes related accounting services by analyzing general ledger accounts and coordinating special mailings.

Code Sedentary

Job Requirements

Formal Education

Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

Experience

Over three years up to and including five years

Supervision

Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, or temporary employees.

Human Collaboration Skills

Work may require providing advice to others outside direct reporting relationships on specific problems or general policies. Contacts may require the consideration of different points of view to reach agreement. Elements of persuasion may be necessary to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas.

Freedom to Act

Receives Administrative Direction: Within this job, the employee normally performs the duty assignment within broad parameters defined by general organizational requirements and accepted practices. Total end results determine effectiveness of job performance.

Technical Skills

Advanced: Work requires advanced skills and knowledge in approaches and systems, which affect the design and implementation of major programs and/or processes organization-wide. Independent judgment and decision-making abilities are necessary to apply technical skills effectively.

Budget Responsibility

Does not have any budget responsibility.

Reading

Advanced – Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Math

Advanced – Ability to apply fundamental concepts of theories, work with advanced mathematical operations methods, and functions of real and complex variables. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Writing

Advanced – Ability to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Certification & Other Requirements

None.

Driver's License No
Type of License
Endorsements
FLSA Job Family

13-2011.01 – Accountants

Physical Demands

Overall Physical Strength Demands

(S) Sedentary: Exerting up to 10 lbs. occasionally or negligible weights frequently; sitting most of the time. (L) Light: Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally; 10 lbs. frequently; or negligible amounts constantly; OR requires walking or standing to a significant degree. (M) Medium: Exerting 20-50 lbs. occasionally; 10-25 lbs. frequently; or up to 10 lbs. constantly. (H) Heavy: Exerting 50-100 lbs. occasionally; 10-25 lbs. frequently; or up to 10-20 lbs. constantly. (V) Very Heavy: Exerting over 100 lbs. occasionally; 50-100 lbs. frequently; or up to 20-50 lbs. constantly.

Physical strength for this position S

Physical Demands

(C) Continuously: 2/3 or more of the time. (F) Frequently: From 1/3 to 2/3 of the time. (O) Occasionally: Up to 1/3 of the time. (R) Rarely: Less than 1 hour per week. (N) Never: Never occurs. Note: This is intended as a description of the way the job is currently performed. It does not address the potential for accommodation.

Standing Communicating with co-workers, Observing work duties, Observing work site, Making presentations
Standing Frequency O
Fine Dexterity Telephone keypad, Computer keyboard, Calibrating equipment
Fine Dexterity Frequency C
Walking To other departments/offices/office equipment, Around work site
Walking Frequency R
Lifting Supplies, Equipment, Files
Lifting Frequency R
Carrying Supplies, Equipment, Files
Carrying Frequency R
Sitting Desk Work, Meetings
Sitting Frequency C
Reaching For supplies and files
Reaching Frequency O
Handling Paperwork
Handling Frequency C
Kneeling Filing in lowerdrawers, Retrieving items from lower shelves/ground
Kneeling Frequency O
Crawling None
Crawling Frequency N
Pushing/Pulling File drawers, Tables and chairs, Equipment
Pushing/Pulling Frequency O
Climbing Stairs, Ladder, Step stool, Onto Equipment
Climbing Frequency O
Vision Reading, Computer Screen, Observing worksite
Vision Frequency C
Foot Controls None
Foot Controls Frequency N
Balancing On Ladder, on step stool, on equpment
Balancing Frequency R
Bending Filing in lower drawers, Retrieving items from lower shelves/ground, Making repairs
Bending Frequency O
Crouching Filing in lower drawers, Retrieving items from lower shelves/ground
Crouching Frequency O
Hearing Communicating via telephone/radio, to co-workers/public, listening to equipment
Hearing Frequency F
Twisting From computer to telephone, Getting inside vehicle
Twisting Frequency F
Talking Communicating via telephone/radio, to co-workers/public
Talking Frequency O
Other (specified if applicable): None
Other Frequency N

Additional Information

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software, and Hardware

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software, and Hardware:

Computers, printers and related software, copier, fax machine, check signing equipment.

Computers, printers and related software, copier, fax machine, check signing equipment

Environmental Factors

(D) Daily (W) Several Times Per Week (M) Several Times Per Month (S) Seasonally (N) Never

Extreme Temperatures N
Wetness/Humidity N
Respiratory Hazards N
Noise and Vibration N
Physical Hazards N

Health and Safety Factors

(C) Continuously (F) Frequently (O) Occasionally (R) Rarely (N) Never

Mechanical Hazards R
Chemical Hazards N
Electrical Hazards R
Fire Hazards N
Explosives N
Communicable Diseases R
Physical Danger or Abuse N
Other (see below)
Other Health and Safety Factor
Protective Equipment Required

None

Non-Physical Demands

Description of Non-Physical Demands: (F) Frequently: From 1/3 to 2/3 of the time. (O) Occasionally: Up to 1/3 of the time. (R) Rarely: Less than 1 hour per week. (N) Never: Never occurs.

Time Pressure F
Frequent Change of Tasks O
Performing Multiple Tasks Simultaneously F
Tedious or Exacting Work F
Noisy/Distracting Environment R
Emergency Situation N
Irregular Work Schedule/Overtime R
Working Closely with Others as Part of a Team F
Other (see below) N
Other Non-Physical Demand

None

Work Location

Primary Work Location

Office Environment

Secondary Work Location