JOB TITLE: Accountant I
CLASS CODE: 000262


Exercise basic accounting control over a group of accounts within a given fund, organization or department.


Monitor and review transactions for correct classification and appropriateness of expenditure and reconcile differences with concerned departments or program sponsors.

Perform various audit functions to assure correct handling of cash receipts, check vouchers, and proper account entry.

Prepare accounting reports as required for various department managers, program sponsors as specific granting agencies.

Prepare journal and budget entries, monitor account balances and assist in the month-end and year-end closing of accounts.

Monitor the work of clerical support staff as required.

Perform related duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or related field.


Six months of Accounting experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.

The intent of this document is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.