Senior Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Sunnyvale
Location of position: 
Sunnyvale, CA
$43.89 - $56.01 Hourly
Date Posted: 
Monday, March 16, 2020
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Job Description: 

The City of Sunnyvale is recruiting for the position of Senior Accountant for the Finance Department. The Senior Accountant performs complex, non-routine accounting tasks; plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the day-to-day operations of the General Ledger and Grants unit; provides direction over professional accounting staff in the completion of accounting functions required by existing laws, regulations, policies, and procedures; performs work of considerable difficulty in maintaining the City's general ledger and tracking various grant reimbursements; and prepares and reviews key financial reports requiring comprehensive knowledge of City's municipal financial functions and automated municipal accounting systems; and performs related work as required.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field, AND four years of increasingly responsible accounting work experience, including a minimum of two years of work directly associated with the coordination, preparation, and review of financial statements.

The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The position opens Thursday, March 5, 2020 and final filing date is Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: and click on JOBS.