Applying To: Accountant

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  • Minimum: $50,648.00
  • Maximum: $65,234.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for assisting in providing fiscal and financial control activities for various City departments/agencies. Duties may include: financial reporting; preparing/maintaining budgets; reconciling accounts and ledgers; processing accounts payable/accounts receivable transactions; preparing and distributing month-end and year-end financial statements and monthly expenditures; assisting with inventory audits; recording and reconciling fixed assets in the general ledger system and analyzing and processing reimbursements.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Accountant

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a closely related field. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request.

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Written Test based on an evaluation of their qualifying education, training and experience as listed on the Employment Application.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application.  When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.  Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

Employees assigned to St. Louis Lambert International Airport may be eligible for a commuting allowance of $141.00 bi-weekly.  A ten-year background investigation will be conducted in accordance with FAA regulations for positions at St. Louis Lambert International Airport.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION:  Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies.  Please submit application as soon as possible.  Applications can be submitted on the Internet.

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Written Exam: 100%

O.C. 3386
October 22, 2021

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