Applying To: Accountant II

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  • Minimum: $44,954.00
  • Maximum: $65,234.00

Normal entry salary is $44,954.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for performing fiscal and financial control activities.  Duties may include: financial reporting; preparing/maintaining budgets; reconciling accounts and ledgers; processing accounts payable/accounts receivable transactions; preparing and distributing month-end and year-end financial statements and monthly expenditures; assisting with inventory audits; recording and reconciling fixed assets in the general ledger system and analyzing and processing reimbursements.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Accountant II

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a Business degree with a major in Accounting; plus two years of professional accounting or auditing experience.  OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted at the time of the Oral Interview.

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying education, training and experience as listed on the Employment Application.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview. The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

Employees assigned to St. Louis Lambert International Airport may be eligible for a commuting allowance of $141.00 bi-weekly.  A ten year background investigation will be conducted in accordance with FAA regulations for positions at St. Louis Lambert International Airport.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION:  Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies.  Please submit application as soon as possible.  Applications can be submitted on the Internet.  Visit the City web site at

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 2752
April 16, 2018
1442-14G (No Wav)

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