The Accountant I/II performs difficult and complex financial accounting work in support of the Finance Department, including processing accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, payroll and purchase orders; compiles, reconciles, and verifies general accounting information and setting up and maintaining a variety of fiscal records along with payroll processing.
This position will be primarily responsible for accounts receivable and project accounting as detailed on the official job classification. An example of duties are as follows:
Accounts for daily cash receipts, posts billing payments, and non-water billings and reconciles and prepares deposits.
Performs accounting duties related to lease receivables and property management activities.
Assists with Capital and Development Projects including receiving and processing developer project deposits, reconciling project expenditures, and processing revisions for approved projects.
Performs duties involving fixed asset acquisition and disposal, ensuring compliance with District policies and procedures.
Reviews original documents and prepares journal entries.
Prepares assigned District financial reports, including reports for the monthly Board meetings.
Reconciles benefit billings and payments. Posts and updates employee information to a variety of software systems.
Assists with month-end and year-end bank account and balance sheet reconciliations.