Accountant I-II

City of Ashland | Ashland, KY

Date Posted: 1/17/2023 3:04:17 PM


  • Prepares professional accounting work for various city funds which complies with applicable principles, procedures, laws, regulations, and ordinances.
  • Performs internal audits on various city accounts and processes.
  • Updates and maintains financial records for grants, loans, amendments, budgets, and other documents.
  • Prepares financial analysis and reports ensuring agreement with City’s accounting records.
  • At fiscal year-end, calculates accruals, records fixed assets, calculates liabilities and closes fund in preparation for annual audit. Prepares various analyses, schedules and reports for auditors. Allocates expenditures for city utilities, insurance, telecommunications, inventory, etc.
  • Prepares various types of financial reports for city management, staff, grants, or other reasons.
  • Enters and updates relevant data into the computer system.
  • Assists with preparation and review of budget including submission of budget to Government Finance Officers’ Association for consideration for budget award. Assists with contract management by maintaining files, checking compliance, and monitors payments.
  • Completes periodic reconciliation for various city cash accounts, encumbrances, and other accounts.
  • Prepare and review the comprehensive annual financial report for submittal to the Government Finance Officers’ Association (GFOA) and the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR).
  • Assists with special projects for the department including grants and City programs.
  • Performs Accounts Payable duties as assigned.
  • Assists with preparation and review of annual budget including, but not limited to, submission of annual budget to Government Finance Officers’ Association (GFOA).
  • Serves as resource for staff related to financial statement questions or reporting.
  • Monitors and maintains the issuance of City credit cards and payment of them.
  • Performs duties associated with Bi-Weekly payroll for City employees.
  • Performs duties associated with monthly Retiree payroll for City retirees.
  • Performs all year end payroll processing, federal, state and local reporting for City Payroll and Retirees.

Salary Information: Beginning Salary $24.207-26.990/ hr.
Application Deadline: 02/16/2023

A copy of the Bachelor’s Degree and valid driver’s license MUST accompany the application. Apply online at NO FAXED OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.

Maranda Evans
Administrative Assistant (Human Resources)
1700 Greenup Avenue, Suite 301, Suite 301
Ashland, KY 41101

Phone: 6063853312