Posting Date:  10/01/2021
Job Title:  Accountant
Salary:  $6185-7409/monthly (starting maximum $6797)
Entity:  City of Camas
Closing Date:  Open until filled


The City of Camas is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Accountant. The position will work 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and is eligible for a full benefits package. The individual selected for this position will work at City Hall in the Finance Department under the direction of the Finance Director. While this position is based in the office, a hybrid work schedule is optional.

Primary Duties

This position is responsible for performing a variety of professional and technical accounting and financial reporting functions supporting City-wide operations; maintaining the accuracy of the City’s ledgers and subsidiary financial systems; and maintaining accurate financial records.


The ideal candidate shall possess:
• Education equivalent to a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in
finance, accounting, business administration or a related field
• Two years of increasingly responsible accounting experience
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred
• Governmental accounting experience is highly desirable

In addition to the job description requirements, the preferred candidate will possess the following attributes: excellent interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated organizational and decision making skills, ability to work with all sectors of the community – public, private, business, schools, and citizens, ability to be a strong team player and flexibility to work non-standard hours as needed.

Contact Information

Application and complete job description available online at

Candidates must submit a City application to be considered for the position. Cover letters, resumes and other application materials may be submitted with the application.


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