The City of Harrisonville, Missouri (4th class city, pop. 10,018), is seeking an experienced accounting professional to perform the duties of Accounting Specialist. The position will maintain the City’s financial accounting system, bank balances, investments and other accounting functions under the direction of the Director of Finance.
Requires: High school diploma or GED. Supplemental courses in accounting and bookkeeping helpful to provide knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) and governmental finance. Must have typing skills and be able to operate computers using standard accounting programs. Must be able to use typical office machines. A minimum of three years’ experience in an accounting related field along with an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in business or accounting/finance and three years of governmental finance preferred.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Maintain accounting systems
Maintain bank balances and make investment decisions
Prepare monthly reports and perform month end & year end closings
Assist and respond to questions from auditors
Calculate and prepare monthly transfers
Perform receipting and balance functions for other departments
Maintain accounts receivable system
Salary Range: $34,702 to $52,054 DOQ+ benefits.
Submit your application, with resume, to the Finance Office, 300 E. Pearl St., PO Box 367, Harrisonville, MO 64701, or online at www.harrisonville.com, by 5:00 p.m. on September 6, 2019.
The City of Harrisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
A City of Harrisonville application must accompany any resumes.