New job Accountant I in Virginia

Accountant I
Accountant I

Accountant I

Company : City of Virginia Beach
Salary : $47,299 - $71,677 a year
Location : Virginia

Full Description

Requisition ID:
Work Location:
Finance - Municipal Center
Pay Range:
$47,299.20 - $71,676.80
Starting Salary:
Minimum of the Pay Range
Work Schedule:
M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Part Time Hours/Wk:
Application Deadline:

Job Duties:

Research, analyze, and summarize various financial records to develop financial reports such as financial statements and statistical tables within the Comprehensive Annual Report, Interim financial statements for City Council, uniform financial reporting transmittal forms required by the Commonwealth of Virginia, and other financial reports for external entities.

Develop worksheets and research and analyze financial documents and records to develop schedules and working papers on such financial information such as depreciation, present value and imputed interest computations, trend analysis and other such financial data for independent auditors, City Council and other City departments.

Assists management in the interpretation and application of accounting principles and auditing standards as it relates to the administration, reporting and accounting for various programs, grants, revenues and expenditures, fixed assets and capital projects.

Perform other job duties requiring skills, knowledge and physical requirements as demanded by those duties described or less.

Individual assignments will be determined by the supervisor based on then current workloads and department needs.

Official City Job Description:

Working Conditions:

There is no working conditions statement available for this position at this time.

Minimum Requirements:

MINIMUMS: Bachelors degree in Accounting or related OR an equivalent combination of education (above high school level) and/or experience equivalent to four (4) years in fields utilizing the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.

Additional Requirements:

DMV Transcript: Not Required
CDL: Not Required
DOT History: Not Required
CPS Check: Not Required
Physical: Not Required
Respirator: Not Required
Polygraph Review: Not Required
Psychological Screening: Not Required

Attachments Required: Resume
Cover Letter


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university
Knowledge of accounting principles and auditing standards
Experience in developing detailed worksheets, schedules, working papers
Experience in clear and concise communication of financial information and results
Experience in the field of professional accounting
Experience with financial computer applications and ERP systems

Special Instructions:

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  • Please provide a copy of any certifications or related professional licenses.

VRS Contribution: All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.