Job: Accounting Specialist I /Accounts Payable
 Details
 Job Title:  Accounting Specialist I /Accounts Payable
 Position Type:  Full-Time
 Compensation/Salary:  $49,920 -$52,624
 Job Code:  JSS7418
 Posted On:  02 Jul 2018
 Deadline:  July 13,2018
 Company/Agency:  City of Maywood
 Job Category:  Accntng-Audit-Controller
 Location:  Maywood, CA 
 Job Web Site:  www.cityofmaywood.com
 Job Description
  DEFINITION
Under general direction, the Accounting Specialist will primarily perform accounts payable duties, and other professional accounting duties to support the Finance Department.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS
This position performs complex duties involving a high degree of independent professional judgment, requiring a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of governmental accounting and department procedures and policies. The Accounting Specialist reports to the Principal Accountant.

ESSENTIAL AND SECONDARY FUNCTION STATEMENTS--Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Essential Functions:

1. Prepares accounts payable invoices in compliance with the City’s purchasing policies.

2. Prepares checks and disbursements in accordance with established procedures.

3. Researches vendor statements and resolves discrepancies.

4. Maintains appropriate spreadsheets for cost center allocations

5. Assists with preparation of fixed assets schedules and depreciation reports.

6. Provides outside auditors with reports and analyses requested for the annual audit

7. Maintains accounts payable documents in accordance with required records retention standards.

8. Assists in the establishment of forms and procedures; accurately maintains financial records
Secondary Functions:
1. Assist in payroll functions and duties.

2. Assists in the preparation of the municipal budget.

3. Assist with the year-end closing of books, including reconciliation of accounts receivable, payables, and inventories.

4. Assists in the preparation of the annual financial report (CAFR).
 
 Job Contact
 Contact Name:  Ofelia Mancera  Primary Phone:  323-562-5707
 Title:  Principal Accountant  Fax:  323-773-2806
 Company/Agency:  City of Maywood  Email:  ofelia.mancera@cityofmaywood.org
 Location:  Maywood, CA  Contact Web Site:  CITY OF MAYWOOD