The City of Lake Oswego is searching for dependable, responsible contributors committed to professionalism, excellence and success. The highly rated Finance Department is seeking someone to perform complex accounting tasks in support of city-wide initiatives and financial goals and policies. This position will focus on Capital assets and special projects. This position is represented by the Lake Oswego Municipal Employees’ Association/ American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
Assists Finance Director with all aspects of finance accounting, journal entry preparation, general ledger review, work paper preparation, and account tracking.
Assists the Finance Director with tracking and safekeeping the City’s capital assets. Includes the preparation of capital asset reports and works with insurance agents to ensure proper insurance levels, claims, coverage, and reporting issues.
Acts as Accounting Lead for the City’s various construction projects and work order tracking. Prepares periodic work order reports and year-end accounting tying out to the City’s draft financial statements.
Prepares other financial reports as requested by the Finance Director.
Assists Finance Director with year-end reports, preparation of work papers, and working with auditors.
Develops and maintains systems and records that provide data for the proper evaluation, control, and documentation of assigned functions
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Priority consideration will be given to applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field and five years related work experience. Candidates must have strong knowledge of GAAP and the ability to conduct complex financial and policy analyses and research. Top candidates will also be able to maintain complex specialized records and prepare narrative and related reports. Must be able to use the keyboard and use general office equipment such as computers, printers, and fax machines. This position is subject to mandatory participation in electronic funds transfer (EFT) for payment of net wages (i.e., Direct Deposit or PayCard).
For a complete list of the essential duties, knowledge, skills and abilities required, and physical and mental demands please review the complete job description at www.ci.oswego.or.us .
City of Lake Oswego, OR - 10 months ago