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Senior Accountant

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Job # 11130416
Date Posted: 07-09-2018
The City of Fort Worth Finance Department has a Sr Accountant job available in our Grant Accounting area.   This is an advanced level position, as the Sr Accountant assumes a high level of responsibility within the Finance Department.  You will be responsible for performing complex financial analysis, create and approve journal entries, serve as a liaison to other City departments while providing exceptional customer service to all customers.  It will be imperative that the you be a strategic thinker and have demonstrated experience in general ledger accounting, with at least some grant experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field PLUS three (3) years of increasingly responsible accounting experience required.
  • Possession of a valid Texas driver's license
Preferred experience:
  • Possess Certified Public Accountant credentials; engage in the Government Finance Officers Association or National Grants Management Association; and/or possess credentials as a Certified Public Finance Officer or Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO).
  • Previous municipal government experience (especially in the area of grants); PeopleSoft experience and Microsoft word, excel, access and power point.  
  • Strong understanding of financial technology, be adept at problem solving, and be proficient in the principles and practices of governmental accounting standards and have a proven track record of success in accounting.

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