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Arlington, Virginia
$58,739.20 - $89,772.80 Annually
Oct 08, 2021
Oct 21, 2021
Full Time
Position Information
The Arlington County Treasurer's Office is seeking a professional Accountant II to join its Accounting and Treasury Management Division. This position will perform accounting functions of basic to moderate complexity within a standardized and/or well-defined accounting system. The successful employee will be responsible for preparing monthly and year-end reconciliations for review by the Treasurer's Office and external auditors within defined objectives, priorities and deadlines.

Specific duties include:
  • Reconciling bank accounts to ensure accounts and records are in balance and reconciling resolved items on a timely basis.
  • Identifying financial programmatic discrepancies and developing recommendations for resolution.
  • Verifying compliance with laws and regulations established by GAAP, GASB, and SEC.
  • Assisting in the development or revision of existing account structures and procedural instructions.
  • Preparing journal vouchers to post account revenues or expenditures and/or adjustment entries to correct errors or to balance account records.
  • Monitoring and analyzing recurring adjustment problems.
  • Determining the source of processing deficiencies and providing appropriate corrective procedural recommendations.
  • Researching and resolving atypical problems and issues related to processing and reporting accounting information.
  • Performing internal and external liaison duties to accurately process accounts, resolution of problems and providing information.
  • Monitoring of accounting practices including preparation and monitoring of budget, account entries, receipts, and financial statements.
  • Participating in the preparation of the annual financial reports.
The Treasurer's Office is committed to delivering client services in an effective, equitable, and respectful manner. Our staff is dedicated to ensuring our clients are approached, engaged and cared for in ways that demonstrate competency, sensitivity and awareness of factors which impact the client experience including but not limited to: cultural identity, gender, racial, and ethnic diversity, religious/spiritual ascription, physical capability, cognitive and literacy levels, sexual orientation, and linguistic needs.

Selection Criteria
Minimum: A Bachelor's degree in accounting, public/business administration or related field with a minimum of 24 course hours of Accounting and a working understanding of related subjects such as economics, statistics, finance, etc. and their relationship to accounting, and at least one year of experience performing auditing and/or accounting support work.

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following:
  • Accounting and financial management in local, state and/or federal programs.
  • Using MS Office for the preparation or maintenance of fiscal tracking documentation, spreadsheets, databases, presentations, reports or other documents.
  • Working with Oracle e-business.

Special Requirements

A pre-hire background check will be made on all candidates who are selected for employment. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history. You may be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.

Selected candidates must complete pre-hire federal background check and State of Virginia Central Registry Check.

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