Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-0099


Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035

ACCOUNTANT I


Financial Reporting Division,
Department of Finance

Job # 13-0099

$47,354 to $63,139  (Grade S21)
 
Description:

Performs entry-level professional accounting tasks, including compiling financial statements for assigned capital projects funds. Ensures financial transactions are being recorded in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Maintains various databases or spreadsheets utilized in division; maintains countywide accounting technical bulletins (ATB) as they relate to financial reporting; and assists in coordinating and providing in-house training.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in accounting; or a bachelor's degree in business administration or related field that has been supplemented by at least 12 credit hours of intermediate-level accounting or higher.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Highly motivated individual with experience in governmental or fund accounting including the use of mainframe based on-line automated accounting systems. Experience in preparing financial statements and reports in a governmental accounting environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks. Innovative individual motivated by continual change. Capital Assets accounting experience. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications.

 

Selection
Procedure:

May include an a written, oral or performance exercise as part of the selection process.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

Closing Date:

2/8/2013

 

Date Posted:

1/26/2013

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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