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Mon - Sat:10:00am-7:00pm

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Phone Number

1 - 887 - 811 - 2739


Accounting Specialist

Job Description


Under minimal supervision, this position performs complex financial duties requiring the application of financial record keeping practices and clerical coordination including payroll, accounts payable, water and utility billing, business license processing, accounts receivable, cash receipts and fixed assets inventory. Provides direct customer service to all levels of city employees and the public regarding financial operations, procedures and processes. Incumbents will be cross-trained in all assignments and assist others as needed.



Duties vary depending on functional assignment. All personnel is required to maintain Desk Manuals for the functions for which they are responsible. The duties outlined below are illustrative of the type of duties the assignment will perform and may include lower level duties or other tasks necessary to deliver responsive customer service. Accounting specialist functions include:

  • Utility Billing payroll
  • Accounts Payable
  • Business Licenses
  • Accounts Receivable

Qualifications and Requirements


  • Effectively operate computerized financial applications and reporting methods for accounting, billing, invoicing, and payment processing.
  • Accurately perform typing, data entry, calculations, and record keeping.
  • Communicate effectively with public and city employees through verbal and written means of communication.
  • Able to analyze accounts, prepare journals, maintain ledgers, and produce reports with accuracy and in due time.
  • Understand and interpret laws, principles, and procedures involved in fiscal record keeping and accounting functions.
  • Understand and carry out general instructions and written guidelines and procedures working independently.

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