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Staff Accountant


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Staff Accountant


Position:         Staff Accountant

Job Status:     Full-Time

Salary:            Negotiable (DOQ)

Posting Date: October 20, 2021                    Closing Date: Until Filled





The City of Monticello is currently seeking a Staff Accountant. This position is responsible for processing and maintaining various financial records for the city.




  • Compiles data and prepares routine financial reports, reconcile bank statements, prepares various utility reports and surveys.


  • Assist with preparation of the annual city capital and operating budgets and monitors expenditures by providing monthly financial report to all departments


  • Assists external auditors by providing needed data and b responding to inquiries in the course or at completion of the audit


  • Process end of the fiscal year close-out


  • Post cash collections and utility billing to the ledger


  • Maintain daily reconciliation of cash flow


  • Performs other related duties as assigned




Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration; or equivalent combination of related training and experience.



Knowledge of the principles and practices of finance, budgeting, and accounting.


Knowledge of the special requirements pertaining to accounting for government funds.


Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, city ordinances, and city procedures.


  • Knowledge of the operations of municipal departments.
  • Exemplary customer service and the ability to communicate effectively over the phone, in writing, and in person with the public, elected officials, and City staff.
  • Skill in operating a calculator, computer, telephone, facsimile, and copier; Microsoft Office in particularly Excel.
  • Skill in the use of correct grammar in oral and written communications.
  • Ability to perform mathematical computation with accuracy.
  • Ability to organize work.


The successful candidate must complete a Background/Reference Check and Pre-Employment Drug Screening prior to the start of employment.

The City of Monticello will begin immediately contacting qualified applicants. (Until position is filled). Application is available by clicking here or by contacting Karen Pennamon, City Clerk at (706) 468-6062. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application but may be attached. Please send your completed employment application by email to or mail to the City of Monticello, Attn: Karen Pennamon, 123 W. Washington Street, P.O. Box 269, Monticello, GA 31064

The City of Monticello is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.


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