Posting Date: 
Job Title:  Accounting Assistant IV – A/R
Salary:  $50,736.00 – $61,812.00 Annually
Entity:  City of Renton
Closing Date:  1/25/19


Are you a go-getter who loves a challenge? City of Renton is looking for its next superstar Accounts Receivable Accounting Assistant and that could be you! The essential duties of this position include:
-Create all Accounts Receivable billings for the City.
-Process, reconcile and post financial data to the general ledger.
-Assist in the bank reconciliation by performing daily reconciliations of the bank deposits.
-Accounts Receivable account maintenance including collecting on past due accounts through building relationships with our customers and providing a consultative approach to help them settle their accounts.
-Prepare appropriate reconciliations and general ledger journal entries.

Staying cool under pressure is a must and being able to work in a team environment as well as focus individually will lead you to success. If this sounds like a role you would love, apply today!

Primary Duties

Review financial data from a variety of source documents and verify for accuracy, completeness and compliance with established City policies and procedures as well as generally accepted accounting principles; classify, code, and process transactions into a centralized or personal computer; audit and verify accuracy of system generated audits and reports; balance and resolve discrepancies as they arise.
Monitor and verify billing information, purchase orders, invoices, claim forms, cash receipts and other related documents; assure the completeness and accuracy of the information; prepare necessary adjusting entries or initiate requests for adjustments.
Analyze data and prepare financial summaries; research information and prepare narrative explanations as requested; compile data for a variety of reports required by federal, state, local agencies, and the City.
Prepare, maintain, analyze, and distribute a variety of forms, documents, and reports, including checks and invoices.
Process payroll, including pension payments, payroll tax reporting, employment benefits, deposits, and other payroll-related matters; process accounts payable such as payment to vendor accounts, advance travel funds, employee reimbursements; assist other departments in distributed data input.
Remain current with relevant technological advancements as it relates to field.
Maintain regular, reliable, and punctual attendance, work evening and/or weekend hours as assigned, and travel as required.


High school degree or equivalent.
2 years of accounting related college-level coursework.
3 years of finance and/or accounting experience.
Valid drivers’ license.
Public sector experience preferred.
Successful passing of a required background check and credit check.

Contact Information

Janna Dinkelspiel 425-430-7668



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