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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue - Senior Accountant

Posted: 8/2/2022
Salary: $5,789 - $7,833 per month
Location: Tigard, OR

Overview

Are you ready for the next step in your finance and accounting career? Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue provides this unique opportunity to support first responders in the Finance Division, providing a meaningful impact by supporting the overall TVF&R mission while supporting thriving communities through fiscal responsibility and protecting public funds through strong internal control compliance.  This opportunity is the result of a series of promotions after a retirement.  

Details on what the ideal candidate brings to the team and our benefits package can be found in the recruitment flyer.  


Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and the posting may close without notice.  

 

Example of Duties

Areas of responsibility for the Senior Accountant include:   

  • General ledger functions 
  • Accounts receivable 
  • Treasury and investment management 
  • Financial statements 
  • Capital assets 
  • Annual audits 
  • Fiduciary and regulatory processes 
  • Special projects 

For a complete description of each of these areas of responsibility,  as well as the secondary functions, we invite you to review the job description

 

Qualifications

Education  
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field. 
 
Experience 
Two years of experience in an accounting position that includes completing a majority of the full-cycle accounting or auditing process functions. 
 
Certifications & Licensure 
Certified Public Accountant license preferred 

 
Position-Specific Requirements 

  • Intermediate knowledge of and experience applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) required; governmental accounting and budgeting knowledge preferred. 
  • Knowledge of and experience applying financial analysis techniques to develop and prepare financial reports. 
  • Ability to prepare and archive records in a manner that facilitates efficient retrieval for review by management and external financial auditors. 
  • Ability to identify and resolve minor problems and utilize good judgment about when to involve supervisors’ assistance to resolve issues or address trends. 
  • Advanced skills in Excel. 

For additional information on the requirements for this position, see the job description.  

 

Supplemental Information

Compensation:  

The current monthly salary range within a step system for this position is $5,789 - $7,833 per month. The starting pay assignment, based on a candidate's bona fide factor analysis in accordance with the District's pay equity system and the Oregon Equal Pay Act and will be in the range of $5,789 - $6,942 per month. The maximum of the range can be attained within five years, contingent on performance.   

 

TVF&R evaluates each applicant's work history and responses to supplemental questions. Please be sure to thoroughly complete your application to ensure our subject matter experts can appropriately evaluate your experience and qualifications. To reduce barriers to entry, TVF&R evaluates an applicant's work history and responses to these supplemental questions rather than requiring cover letters and resumes.  

 

Benefits-at-a-glance: 

This is a general description of the benefits offered through employment with TVF&R, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. In the event of any incorrect information, applicable laws, rules, collective bargaining agreements or official plan documents will prevail. 

  • Performance-based step increases 
  • Paid time off: Vacation, sick, and personal leave accruals all begin immediately upon employment. The District recognizes 12 paid holidays per year, also available immediately upon employment. 
  • Health insurance: Full-time employees may enroll themselves and their spouses and children in comprehensive medical, vision and dental coverage, in which the District pays 90% of monthly premiums, as well as establishes and contributes funds to an HRA VEBA based on tier level. Employees with existing coverage may opt out of medical and/or dental coverage and receive a monthly stipend.  
  • Life insurance/AD&D/LTD 
  • Retirement plans: There are four methods of funding retirement savings, some of which are funded by the employee, some by the employer. 
  • Other benefits provided to full-time employees include the following: 

Tuition reimbursement program for proposed work-related education (subject to approval and with restrictions) 

Employee Assistance Program 

Short-term disability insurance availability (employee paid) 

Supplemental life insurance availability (employee paid) 

Section 125 flexible spending plan and dependent care plan

Workout time and access to workout facilities

 

How to apply:

APPLY HERE: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tvfr/jobs/3598134/senior-accountant?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

Veteran's Preference: 
It is the District's policy to provide eligible veterans with preference as required by law. Applicants must provide certification of eligibility for entitlement to the preference (e.g. DD-214 long form clearly showing discharge status) with the application submission by the closing date of the posting.  

  

Work Location:  

The location for this position is predominantly the Command Business Operations Center, located in Tigard, OR.  While TVF&R is primarily an on-site workforce, alternate work schedules (including hybrid work arrangements) may be available.    

  

TVF&R is an equal employment opportunity employer and seeks to attract a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve in order to deliver safe, professional, and high-performance service.