Principal Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Sugar Land
Location of position: 
Sugar Land, TX
$53,019.00 – $68,000.00 Annually
Date Posted: 
Friday, July 14, 2017
Closing Date: 
Monday, July 24, 2017
Job Description: 

The Accounting Division has an opening for a Principal Accountant, who, under general direction of the Accounting Supervisor, ensures all financial activities are accounted for (recorded) by staying informed as to the City's financial activities. Performs various activities to ensure account balances are reliable, payrolls are distributed and that there is compliance with accounting standards and requirements imposed by Federal, State, City and other entities. Performs difficult and complex analyses for management and the external auditors.

The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills; be good at organizing and time management, and be able to show good judgement, planning skills and leadership traits. Minimum Qualifications include: • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university preferred. • Five years of professional accounting experience with at least one year in municipal accounting. • AS400/Sunguard H.T.E. software experience preferred. • Valid Class “C” Texas Driver's License

Please visit our website at for complete details and to apply online by July 24, 2017 at 5pm.