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Accountant

Company: City of Atlanta
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Position Open Until FilledSalary Range: Up to $60,000About Atlanta Department of Labor and Employment Services -ADOLES was created in January 2023 under Mayor Dickens' administration with a vision to develop a robust workforce that will meet the needs of Atlanta's expanding city and allow residents a pathway to move up the economic ladder. The department supports Labor and Innovation, Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth Employment Services. The Department partners with federal, state, and local governments, colleges, schools, and community and faith-based organizations to deliver comprehensive workforce development services. The department currently administers a portfolio of programs including federal programs such as the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the American Rescue Plan Act. As a part of the Adminisrative Services unit, the Accountant is responsible for carrying out assignments necessary to maintain fiduciary responsibilities for federal, state, and local funding streams. Under the direction of accounting management staff, the Account will perform duties related to financial analysis and reporting, payments and invoicing, reconciliations and expenditures, and budgeting. Services may include troubleshooting and resolving issues and collaborating with other departments within the City, such as Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources. -MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -List the essential job duties that are specific to the position. These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.Performs financial analyses and reporting in accordance with GAAP for the department -Accounts for multiple funding streams, including annual contracts under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act -Reconciles project accounts -Checks and verifies accounts receivable/accounts payable records -Maintains ledger and general journal entries -Creates and maintains purchase orders and invoices -Resolves issues related to invoicing and payments -Maintains procedures and records related to personnel (e.g. time and effort) -The above statements reflect the general duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job and should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. COA may change the specific job duties with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities -Basic knowledge of GAAPKnowledge of workforce development and WIOA regulations -Knowledge of Local & State workforce regulations and policiesKnowledge of federal grant regulations. -Knowledge of principles and practices of governmental accounting -Principles and practices of governmental budgeting -Solid Understanding of financial and accounting practices, policies, and procedures -Ability to process numbers quickly and accurately -Ability to spot inconsistencies and resolve them -Ability to compile and explain complex financial reports -Solid use of Microsoft Office, accounting software, and databases - -Good planning, organizational, and communication skills -Ability to handle escalated issues and resolve financial matters of dispute -Ability to produce detail oriented and organized work products -Aptitude to deal with confidential matters tactfully and with good judgement -QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS -Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (Equivalent professional experience may be considered)

Keywords: City of Atlanta, Atlanta , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Atlanta, Georgia

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