Job: Accountant I
 Job Title:  Accountant I
 Position Type:  Full-Time
 Compensation/Salary:  $29.37 - $39.32 Hourly
 Job Code:  JUH6766
 Posted On:  10 Aug 2017
 Deadline:  08/24/2017
 Company/Agency:  Western Municipal Water District
 Job Category:  Accntng-Audit-Controller
 Location:  Riverside, CA 
 Job Web Site:
 Job Description
  Western's Finance Department has an exceptional job opportunity and is looking for a new team member to fill this newly allocated position of Accountant I. Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career focused in finance and accounting? We have a fantastic position available and we are searching for a professional individual with top-notch financial and accounting experience, highly motivated with excellent communication skills, and a desire to join and contribute to a successful team! The selected candidate can expect to perform routine to complex accounting duties related to the preparation of financial statements, review of fiscal records, financial analysis and monitoring of financial transactions in accordance with accounting procedures.

This is a great opportunity to work with an award winning Top Workplace in the Inland Empire. Western provides a work environment that promotes diversity, embraces change, and provides leadership opportunities to every team member. The District supports a high performance workplace within the water industry and we are seeking skilled professionals to achieve excellence in all we do. Take a look at Western Municipal Water District!

The Accountant I is the entry-level class in the accounting series. Incumbents are responsible for performing routine duties in the maintenance, review and analysis of fiscal records, and the preparation of financial reports. Incumbents work under close supervision while being trained and gradually work more independently as knowledge and skills increase.

Incumbents within the accountant series report to the Accounting Manager. Accountant I incumbents may receive general direction from a Senior Accountant.
District employees are expected to work overtime, weekends, evenings and holidays as required to accommodate the District needs, in addition to responding as a Disaster Emergency Service Worker.

Examples of Duties:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this classification.
•Maintains the District's general ledger; reviews accounting documents to ensure accurate information and calculations, and makes correcting entries when needed; examines supporting documentation to establish proper authorization and conformance with District policies, agreements, contracts, and state and federal requirements; performs periodic reconciliation of general ledger accounts and subsidiary ledgers.
•Performs a variety of technical accounting work in the maintenance of various accounting records and resolves discrepancies; summarizes, prepares and enters journal entries to prepare financial reports and records.
•Meets with District staff to review budgets versus actual performance, researches and identifies variances, and assists in the preparation of routine financial performance reporting on a monthly and quarterly basis.
•Assists in the preparation of annual financial reports such as preparing and compiling data for the District's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
•Reviews, reconciles, and prepares annual audit spreadsheets, reports and journal entries in order to coordinate, participate, and prepare requested financial data for year-end audits.
•Adhere to office procedures including record management policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with the District's record retention policy.
•The incumbent, while exercising his/her authority, shall abide by and promote the District's values and beliefs and adhere to the District's ethics policy.

Typical Qualifications:
A full Job Description can be found at

 Job Contact
 Contact Name:  Kim Gugliotta  Primary Phone:  951-571-7258
 Title:  Human Resources Specialist  Fax: 
 Company/Agency:  Western Municipal Water District  Email:
 Location:  Riverside, CA  Contact Web Site: