The Clark County Finance/Comptroller Department is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the Accountant I/II position. The position will perform routine to complex accounting work related to the preparation and maintenance of financial records, the audit of financial transactions and the production of reports and statements in a centralized or departmental setting.
This recruitment is limited to the first 250 applications received, and will close without notice, regardless if the closing date has been reached, when that number is received.
Accountant I: $50,024.00 - $77,521.60 annually ($24.05 - $37.27 hourly)
Accountant II: $$53,976.00 - $83,699.20 annually ($25.95 - $40.24 hourly)
This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months at either level or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources. The Accountant I is a training underfill position, upon successful completion of the probationary period (520 hours worked to 2,080 hours worked) and the training program, which is up to two (2) years, the successful candidate will be non-competitively promoted to Accountant II.
This position is a Confidential position and is excluded from membership in the Union.
Education and Experience:
Accountant I -
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. Experience in a full-time professional accounting role, which has provided the skills and knowledge to perform all job functions at this level may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two (2) years.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the Education and Work Experience sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write see attached resume on your application.
Accountant II -
In addition to the above: Minimum of one (1) year of full-time professional accounting experience.
Licenses and Certification:
Specified positions may require possession of a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Reviews accounting and financial documents to ensure accuracy of information and calculations and makes correcting entries; examines supporting documentation to establish proper authorization and conformance with contracts and other agreements, policies and appropriate regulations. Prepares and maintains control and subsidiary accounting records; prepares trial balances and financial reports. Compiles and prepares journal entries and periodic reconciliations of general ledger, journal, subsidiary accounts and bank statements; makes correcting entries as required; compiles and prepares financial reports and supporting schedules and documentation. Maintains expenditure and budgetary control accounts; may compile departmental operational and/or capital improvement figures and review and authorize expenditures; prepares cash transfers among funds. Maintains financial records for various funding sources, including grants and capital improvement projects; prepares reports for such funding agencies. Reviews invoices, ensures proper documentation, balances against requisitions, purchase orders and contracts and authorizes payment; maintains records of leases and applicable payments; audits various accounting and financial documents for accuracy and appropriateness. Confers with operating staff, vendors, contractors and others regarding invoices and payment status. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Installs and maintains automated financial control and reporting systems; instructs others in the use of such systems. Maintains accurate records and files. May perform cost and/or rate studies and analyze cost factors. May direct the work of others on a project or day-to-day basis. May maintain inventory records and participate in physical inventories. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; may operate a County or personal vehicle to visit various work sites and attend off-site meetings.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.