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Accounting Analyst

Arlington, TX | Temp

Post Date: 07/10/2017 Job ID: 82852 Specialties: Accounting Pay Rate: $20.00/hour

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Position: Accounting Analyst

Compensation: $20/hr.

Schedule: Monday Friday, 8am -5 pm

Location: Arlington, TX


Under general direction, performs utility capital projects statistical, analytical, accounting and reporting functions

according to established procedures and regulations associated with municipalities and performs related work as



  • Ability to provide technical accounting and financial oversight of capital projects activities of the Water Department, including reconciling capital projects funds, maintaining accurate accounting records, on-going analysis of budget and expenditure transactions and assistance with debt forecasting associated with capital improvements projects.

  • Ability to provide technical assistant in projecting monthly operating revenues and long term revenue trends for the Water Department and assist with expenditures projections and monthly financial reports.

  • Ability to develop system-wide analytical models to monitor performance and reconcile related data (such as billing to water customers vs. water-treated, charges from TRA and Fort Worth for wastewater treatment vs. amounts billed to wastewater customers).

  • Ability to review technical accounting pronouncements related to utility fund accounting; analyze the impact of new and proposed pronouncements on the department; and make recommendations to avoid potential diverse impact on Utilities' financial statements.

  • Ability to assist with system implementations to insure all accounting and financial issues are identified and

addressed; includes the ability to act as the system administrator.

  • Ability to assist in other financial activities and special projects as needed or directed.


  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in Accounting or related field.

  • Two years municipal experience

  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices of municipal utilities.

  • Knowledge of arbitrage, capital financing, generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Knowledge of budgetary and financial development and control.

  • Knowledge of research and analysis methods, statistical and financial analyses.

  • Knowledge of continuous process improvement techniques and practices.

  • Knowledge of information technology systems used in municipal utility operations.

  • Skill in communicating with other city employees and the public by oral and written means.

  • Ability to act as system administrator.

  • Ability to identify, evaluate, and respond to situations or problems in a timely manner.

  • Ability to estimate financial, material, personnel, and equipment requirements for projects, establish detailed project schedules and manage project within established schedule.

  • Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound.

  • Ability to perform a variety of physical skills including, but not limited to carrying, filing, holding, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, seeing, sitting, sorting, squatting, standing, stooping, twisting body, typing, walking and writing.

  • Ability to operate a variety of office equipment including, but not limited to personal computer, calculator and

  • telephone.

Application Process Includes:

  • Drug testing

  • Background check

  • Clerical testing

  • Resume/Interview

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