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The City of Alcoa is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of General Accountant. This position performs professional cost accounting and reporting of utility records, assets, general ledgers, and other information. The incumbent assists the Finance Department with the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and the City’s annual budget. Reviews and maintains monthly revenue reports, analyzes trends, advises appropriate action necessary for departments to maintain/enhance revenue flow. Evaluates best practices and industry trends related to rate structuring, financial planning, and fee structures. Works closely with Payroll, Accounts Payable and the Business Office with payment requests, balancing of accounts and daily deposits.
Applicants must have in depth knowledge of the principles of accounting, be able to analyze and interpret fiscal and accounting records, and effectively prepare accurate financial statements and reports. Knowledge of modern governmental accounting principles and internal control procedures are strongly preferred.
Education and Experience Requirements
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting or finance preferred. Closely related fields in business or public administration will be considered. One (1) year of progressively responsible accounting or finance work; or any equivalent combination of education and experience with a preference for municipal or utility knowledge.
Starting annual salary for this position $49,636 - $53,453 DOQ. Competitive benefits provided after sixty (60) days of employment. A detailed job description is available online along with the related job application. Interested individuals must complete the online application at www.cityofalcoa-tn.gov and attach a resume along with salary history. Completed applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 pm on March 5, 2021.
The City of Alcoa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA/ADEA/Title VI Compliant. Please no phone calls.