ACCOUNTANT

City Clerk

Transfer | Location: Civic Center

Annual Salary

$63,308.16 - $92,581.92

contact information

HR Services Section
213-978-1100
clerk.adminservice.personnel@lacity.org

job description

The Accountant position in our Administrative Services Section is primarily responsible for reviewing and Analyzing and preparing recommendations and reports relating to changes and improvements in the application of GAAP, cost allocation and reports of billings and collections; audits. Analyzes accounting records, journals, ledgers, invoices, contracts, and other related records.  Examines and interprets systems of accounting and evaluates internal controls for compliance with procedures and policies.  Assists with contract administration and interpretation of GCP contracts.


Analyzes and verifies records of fund transfers, cash transfers, encumbrances and unencumbered balances; prepares documents to effect the entry, balancing, adjusting, closing and reconciling of accounting books.


Supervises two (2) Accounting Clerk responsible for processing documents related to General City Purposes (GCP), AB 1290, and other special funds. Assists staff in handling more difficult accounting transactions.


Reviews cash deposits, journal vouchers for adjusting and closing entries, financial statements, cost and statistical reports, and narrative reports, as necessary.


Reviews and verifies accounting documents in accordance with the City’s accounting practices, including demands, purchase orders, inter-departmental orders, appropriations, allotments and/or encumbrance adjustments, transfer of appropriations and journal vouchers.


Reconciles accounting records with supporting documents, including monthly reconciliation and reversion worksheets.


Participates in the preparation and control of the annual budget.







How to apply

interested candidates currently in the classification of Accountant (Class Code 1513) should submit a completed City of Los Angeles application and a copy of their most recent resume to: clerk.adminservice.personnel@lacity.org