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Accountant - Bismarck Parks and Recreation District

06/21/2021 11:50 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

As the Accountant for Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (District), you will be part of a high performing team who is responsible for the financial operations of the District.  Your responsibilities will include inputting employees into the accounting and electronic time and attendance systems, processing payroll, preparing accounts payable for processing, and a wide variety of other duties.  

To thrive in this position, you must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills, be able  to process data with a high degree of accuracy and maintain a high level of attention to detail, work effectively on more than one task at a time, and must pass a background check and drug/alcohol screening.

If you meet these requirements, we will be screening application materials for these minimum qualifications:  An Associate’s degree in a field directly related to the job description with a minimum of two years’ work experience in a position related to the job description, a valid driver’s license, an understanding of accounting practices and procedures, and the ability to lift 30 pounds alone or heavier lifting with other employees.

Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or in a field related to the job description or the ability to complete the Bachelor’s degree within six month of hire date, additional work experience related to the position such as payroll processing, experience in a governmental accounting position, certifications related to the job description such as a Certified Public Accountant and/or an understanding of fund accounting principles.

Starting bi-weekly salary range is $1,700 - $2,150 and will include the standard full-time employee benefits of the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District.

Cover letter, Park District application, and resume must be submitted to Bismarck Parks and Recreation District, ATTN:  Human Resources, 400 East Front Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58504 by 5:00 pm on June 30, 2021 or until the position is filled.

The job description and application can be viewed and obtained at the Park District office or at


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