Job: Accountant III
 Job Title:  Accountant III
 Position Type:  Full-Time
 Compensation/Salary:  $5,781-$7,099/month
 Job Code:  JYR4033
 Posted On:  15 Jul 2013
 Deadline:  Friday, July 26, 2013 at 11:59 pm
 Company/Agency:  City of Oakland
 Job Category:  Accntng-Audit-Controller
 Location:  Oakland, CA 
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 Job Description
  Your City. Your Career.

Living in the Bay Area can enrich your life. Now it can do the same for your career. As one of Northern California’s most powerful economic forces, the City of Oakland offers an impressive array of career opportunities for visionary people who thrive on open communication and dedicated service. If you'd like to share your talents with our city, Oakland welcomes you.

Closes: Friday, July 26, 2013 at 11:59 pm
The City of Oakland is currently recruiting an Accountant III for the Office of the Controller. The selected candidate will solve complex accounting and auditing problems, design/maintain accounting systems, prepare financial statements and reports, liaison with other departments, and train and direct assigned staff. Responsibilities include administering and maintaining accounting and bond records, analyzing and reconciling revenue accounts, asset and liability accounts, expenditures, appropriations, encumbrances and bank accounts, and assisting in the preparation and administration of the division, section, or agency budget.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, business administration or a related field, along with 3 years of professional accounting experience. Must have knowledge of principles and practices of general, fund, and governmental accounting; accounting and budgetary procedures of municipal governments; investments, commercial law, and legal terminology; computerized accounting systems and applications; and budget preparation and control. Requires ability to work independently and solve complex accounting/auditing problems, as well as good supervisory, prioritizing verbal/written communication, interpersonal, record keeping and report generation skills. Governmental accounting experience highly desired.

To apply and view current openings visit our employment opportunities webpage at: You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information. EOE
 Job Contact
 Contact Name:  Human Resources  Primary Phone:  510-238-3112
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 Company/Agency:  City of Oakland  Email: 
 Location:  Oakland, CA  Contact Web Site: