The City of Fargo, ND is excited to announce we are seeking a full time Accountant in our Finance Department.
Under direction, the accountant performs accounting activities duties including auditing, bank reconciliation, cash and investment reconciliation, account reconciliation, summary of transactions, journal entries and other special projects assigned by the Finance Manager, Assistant Director of Finance or the Director of Finance. This job assists in preparing internal and external financial reports including annual reports, monthly financial statements, budget reports, and historical trend analysis and cost/benefit studies.
Minimum Qualifications: This job requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field and two or more years of previous governmental accounting experience involving the preparation of financial statements and reports, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), government accounting standards (GASB) and fund accounting procedures; auditing procedures, bank reconciliation procedures, statistical analysis, and spreadsheet modeling; skill in the use of computer-aided accounting tools such as spreadsheets, graphics and other software packages including Microsoft CAFR Unlimited and SunGard.
Compensation and Benefits: Salary Range: $59,446 - $77,272. Excellent benefit package to include a defined benefit pension plan.
Application Information, Deadline and Conditional Offer Requirements: For a complete job description and to apply for the position, go to http://fargond.gov/apply. Your application should include a letter of application and resume no later than January 29, 2023. Upon conditional offer, candidates are subject to background investigation and drug screen. Call Camila Van Dyke at 701-476-4125 with questions. For more information about the City of Fargo, visit our website at www.FargoND.gov. EOE