**This recruitment will be limited to the first 150 completed employment applications received, and will close without notice, regardless if the closing date has been reached, when that number is received.**
Performs technical accounting activities involving the reconciling and auditing of assigned area, general ledger or subsystem accounts. Prepares fiscal reports and special reports for management review.
This is the full journey level class within the Accounting Technician series. This class is distinguished from the Accounting Technician I by the performance of the full range of duties, the complexity of duties assigned, the level of responsibility assumed and the independence exercised. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. This class is distinguished from the Senior Accounting Technician in that the latter performs the most difficult and complex duties assigned.
Receives general supervision from supervisory or management staff.
NOTICE OF WRITTEN EXAM
Written Test Date: December 30, 2019
The examination for this recruitment is a multiple-choice test which covers (1) reading comprehension, (2) basic accounting terms, (3) working knowledge of Excel, and (4) basic technical accounting functions such as debits, credits, reconciling, math, etc. The city of Las Vegas does not recommend any specific study guide for this test.
ELIGIBLE LIST: You must score 70% or higher on the examination to be placed on the eligible list.
SELECTION PROCESS: Final candidate selection will include list placement and may include hiring interview (if applicable). Any individual offered employment will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test, complete background check, and may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform the physical requirements of the job." Some positions may require preliminary background checks.
When assigned to Municipal Court:
Two years of increasingly responsible technical accounting experience, preferably in a government agency.
Equivalent to graduation from high school.
Additional specialized training in bookkeeping, accounting, automated financial management systems or related field is desirable.
Governmental bookkeeping and accounting principles and practices.
Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting.
Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
Financial research and report preparation methods and techniques.
Advanced principles of mathematics.
Principles of basic report preparation.
Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and ordinances.
Examining and verifying a wide variety of financial documents and reports.
Operating a computer including a variety of software programs.
Developing and implementing accounting system modifications.
Analyzing and interpreting financial and accounting records.
Preparing a variety of fiscal reports and analyses.
Utilizing computer equipment and software to produce financial reports, informational items, tracing systems and related documents.
Applying federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to accounting and auditing activities.
Core Workforce Competencies
Professionalism – Demonstrates core values by being honest, respectful and positive.
Effective Communication – Expresses verbal and written thought in a clear and understandable manner.
Customer Focus – Demonstrates genuine concern and satisfies external and/or internal customers based on the CLV core purpose and values.
Adaptability – Able to effectively modify behavior to suit changing workforce demands.
Problem Solving – Solves problems by considering all causes, solutions and outcomes.
Productive Partnerships – Develops, maintains and strengthens partnerships with others.
Technical and Safety Expertise – Possesses a depth of knowledge, skill and ability in a technical (job) area.