Accountant I

City of Sugar Land

Full Time
Sugar land, TX
Posted 4 months ago

Job Title: Accountant I
Opening Date/Time:   Mon. 04/29/19 12:00 AM Central Time
Closing Date/Time: Mon. 05/13/19 5:00 PM Central Time
$19.13 – $24.69 Hourly
$39,790.40 – $51,355.20 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: 2700 Town Center Blvd Sugar Land, Texas
Department: Finance

To oversee the accounting for the various categories of assets, review and participate in the work of staff responsible for the control and maintenance of assets (each department has an assigned Fixed Asset Liaison) and to perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks related to the position.

Summary of Duties:

  • Oversee transaction accounting, usage activities and procedures related to assets including petty cash and change funds.  Asset usage activities means ensuring the department Fixed Asset Liaisons submit the required forms and communicate the condition or transfer of assets in their departments in compliance with policy.
  • Ensure compliance with City policies related to this position dealing with control over assets
  • Assess how well asset procedures are functioning with respect to efficiency and reasonableness
  • Coordinate schedules and activities with other departments to ensure inventories are performed
  • Review capital asset reporting on the CAFR to ensure compliance with GAAP, GASB and City policy
  • Responsible for implementation of new GASB and applicable FASB requirements as they pertain to this position
  • Prepare reconciliations related to stock inventory and capital assets
  • Verify accuracy of data processing of accounting transactions related to assets
  • Preparation of capital asset journal entries during and at fiscal yearend; such as the sale of an asset or entry to correct account coding
  • Maintain a record of and control over asset tags

Minimum Qualifications:

Formal Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

Relatable Work Experience:

  • Two years of accounting experience
  • Municipal experience preferred

Training (License and/or Certification):

  • Texas Class C Driver License.

Apply at the City of Sugar Land

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Job CategoryAccounting & Bookkeeping

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