Accountant IV - Floater - Chesapeake - job 676800

City of Chesapeake

Date: 04/08/2021

City: Chesapeake, Virginia

Salary: $64,885 - 85,973 per year

Employment type: Full-time






Working Title of Vacant Position Accountant IV - Floater



Job Type Full Time



Posting Type
Public



Number of Vacancies 1



Department FINANCE



Division FINANCE



Requisition Number 202136P



Number of hours worked per week
40+



Work Schedule

M-F, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm







Work Site Location
City Hall, 5th Floor, Finance Dept; various, as assigned



Position Driving Requirement O - Occasional



Pay Basis Semi-Monthly



Advertised Salary

$64,885 – $85,973 (DOQ)







Job Description

The Accountant IV Floater will serve as a resource throughout the City to assist with vacancies in key financial positions. Typical duties include:


  • Supervises and evaluates subordinate staff and accounting functions.

  • Researches and analyzes financial and accounting records to determine sequence of operations and account resolutions.


  • Plans, implements, and approves account

reconciliations and related activities.
  • Coordinates and participates in the processing of account related information such as recording of debt transactions, budget preparation, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and other financial information.

  • Prepares, audits, and maintains various financial reports and statements including year-end reports.

  • Verifies, monitors, and reconciles accounts.

  • Collects, enters, updates, and maintains account information.

  • Interacts with staff, different departments, and/or external agencies to ensure accuracy of accounts, responds to inquiries, and provides accounting support.

  • Provides information and assistance to internal and external auditors.

  • Performs related tasks as necessary such as developing new accounting policies and procedures.

  • Prepares assigned financial statements and related financial analyses.

  • May also be assigned special projects related to financial system upgrades, evaluation of accounting policies and procedures, preparation of special reports, etc.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.







Required Qualifications

VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting or closely related field. Master’s degree in business, public administration or a related field desired. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: In addition to satisfying the vocational/education standards, this position requires a minimum of four years of related, full-time equivalent experience. SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES: Certified Public Accountant certification desired. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies. Emergency operations support work and work locations may be outside of normal job duties.







Preferred Qualifications

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)








Job Open Date 02/03/2021



Job Close Date 05/07/2021



Open Continuous




Special Instructions to Applicants

“Chesapeake is an exceptional place to live, learn, work, farm, and play, and we are looking for an individual who exemplifies the City’s CARE (courteous, attentive, responsive, and empowered) standards to join our team”.



Applications must include your complete work history, including but not limited to job duties, dates of employment (start and end dates), hours worked, employees supervised, if applicable.
Applications with “See Resume” in the job duties section will be considered incomplete. Resumes and cover letters may be submitted, when requested by the hiring department; however, they will not be used to assess applicants’ qualifications and skills. Responses to supplemental questions will be verified based on the information provided on the application.



Applicants must have the ability to research and analyze financial and accounting records as well as determine work flow of operations to maximize internal controls and account reconciliations to ensure the integrity of the general ledger accounts and fund/department financial reports. Provide an example of an assignment you have

undertaken that contributed to strengthening internal controls or the integrity of the financial statements



What financial management software systems have you used? Include your roles and responsibilities.



Detail your involvement in financial statement preparation.



Describe your involvement with annual external audit of the financial statements – include workpaper preparation and other responsibilities.









ADA Checklist






Overall Physical Strength Demands S=Sedentary - Exerting up to 10 lbs. occasionally or small weights frequently; sitting most of the time.






Standing Occasionally- Up to 1/3 of the time.



Sitting Continuously- 2/3 or more of the time.



Walking Rarely- Less than 1 hour per week.



Lifting Rarely- Less than 1 hour per week.



Lifting Amount Exerting up to 10 lbs



Carrying Rarely- Less than 1 hour per week.



Carrying Weight Exerting up to 10 lbs



Pushing/Pulling N = Never




Pushing/Pulling Weight Exerting up to 10 lbs



Reaching Rarely- Less than 1 hour per week.



Handling Rarely- Less than 1 hour per week.



Fine Dexterity Rarely- Less than 1 hour per week.



Kneeling Rarely- Less than 1 hour per week.



Crouching Rarely- Less than 1 hour per week.



Crawling Never- Never occurs.




Bending Rarely- Less than 1 hour per week.



Twisting Rarely- Less than 1 hour per week.



Climbing Rarely- Less than 1 hour per week.



Balancing Rarely- Less than 1 hour per week.



Vision Continuously- 2/3 or more of the time.



Hearing Continuously- 2/3 or more of the time.



Talking Continuously- 2/3 or more of the time.



Foot Controls Rarely- Less than 1 hour per week.



Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids Used

Desktop computer, laptop, calculator, telephone







Protective Equipment Required

as mandated by State and City officials during pandemic








Mechanical Hazards N = Never




Chemical Hazards N = Never




Electrical Hazards
N = Never




Fire Hazards N = Never




Explosives N = Never




Communicable Diseases N = Never




Physical Danger or Abuse N = Never




Other N = Never




If Other, Description







Dirt and Dust N = Never




Extreme Temperatures N = Never




Noise and Vibration N = Never




Fumes and Odors N = Never




Wetness/Humidity N = Never




Darkness or Poor Lighting N = Never




Primary Work Location Office Environment






Time Pressures Occasionally- Up to 1/3 of the time.



Emergency Situations Occasionally- Up to 1/3 of the time.



Frequent Change of Tasks Occasionally- Up to 1/3 of the time.



Irregular Work Schedule/Overtime Occasionally- Up to 1/3 of the time.



Performing Multiple Tasks Simultaneously Continuously- 2/3 or more of the time.



Working Closely with Others as Part of a Team Continuously- 2/3 or more of the time.



Tedious or Exacting Work Occasionally- Up to 1/3 of the time.



Noisy/Distracting Environment Rarely- Less than 1 hour per week.



Other N = Never




If Other, Description




Can anyone assist the employee in performing the primary tasks assigned to this position? If yes, identify the eligible task(s)

No









Reference Requests





Minimum Requests 2



Maximum Requests 4








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