Accounting Coordinator

  • City of Iowa City, IA
  • Iowa City, IA, USA
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

Accounting Coordinator

Accounting Division

Finance Department


Application deadline: Wednesday, February 3, 2021

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One permanent full time position available

Full salary range: $60,777.60 - $90,986.00

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm


Job summary:

Assists Assistant Finance Director in directing the operational, financial, and personnel activities of the Accounting Division. Assists the Assistant Finance Director in planning, assigning, reviewing the work and evaluating the performance of the support staff in the maintenance of accounting records, payroll processing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and financial reporting. Accounts for all grants, prepares annual audit work papers, compiles and assists Assistant Finance Director in the review of the annual financial report.


Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body and two years of governmental accounting experience required. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must pass criminal background check.


Preferred qualifications:

Three years of governmental accounting experience preferred. Certified Public Accountant preferred. Three years financial analysis experience preferred. One year supervisory experience preferred.


More information:

A full job description including a listing of essential duties and responsibilities and necessary knowledge, skills and abilities is available at under Job Descriptions.


It is the policy of the City of Iowa City to afford equal employment opportunities for all employees and potential City employees.