Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool Finance Department
Location of position: 
Austin, TX
Wage/Salary: 
$59,340
Date Posted: 
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Closing Date: 
Sunday, September 9, 2018
Job Description: 

The Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool, a public entity risk pool providing property, liability and workers' compensation coverages to more than 2,700 local governments in Texas, is seeking an Accountant working in our Finance Department out of our main office located in Austin, Texas.

This position performs accounting duties in support of assigned department functions.

Job Duties: -Prepares month-end journal entries. -Reconciles fund-year statements. -Reconciles fixed inventory assets monthly. -Updates monthly depreciation schedules. -Processes subrogation receivables; enters installment and restitution payments to claims systems; reconciles recoveries; prepares deposits for claims checks; processes credit card transactions. -Receives daily checks from mailroom; separates contributions from sundries; codes sundry payments; distributes check copies to appropriate departments. -Dispenses and accounts for petty cash. -Maintains inventory of vehicles, information technology hardware and software, furniture, equipment for both the main office and central offices. -Performs related duties.

Knowledge and skills: -Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) guidelines. -Knowledge of financial reporting standards and practices. -Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. -Knowledge of customer service principles. -Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. -Skill in the preparation of clear and precise financial reports. -Skill in oral and written communication.

Minimum Qualifications :

Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition, sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties typically associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in accounting or finance and two or more years in working experience in a similar position.

Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications with a minimum monthly starting salary of $4,945. Position carries a complete benefits package, including Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance; participation in the Texas Municipal Retirement System and a 457 Deferred Compensation with a Roth option.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to

Accountant
Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool
1821 Rutherford Lane, First Floor
Austin, TX 78754
(512) 491-3330 FAX

or email your resume to jobs@tmlirp.org

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