Accountant II

  • City of Westlake Village
  • 31200 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village, California
  • Jun 30, 2022
Full Time Accounting and Finance Mid to Senior Level
  • Salary: $74,856 USD
  • Salary Top: $118,848
  • Phone: (818) 706-1613
  • Apply By: Aug 10, 2022


Known for its spectacular location and natural beauty, neighborhood atmosphere, services available to residents, open space, and adjacency to destinations throughout Southern California, the City of Westlake Village (approximately 8,200 population) is one of the most desirable communities to live, work, and recreate in, in California. As a City that is also known for professional and exemplary management, collaborative teamwork, and a family-oriented atmosphere that values a work/life balance in support of fostering productivity and innovation, the City is seeking an experienced, knowledgeable, forward-thinking and customer service focused individual to serve as Accountant II.

Job Description

The City is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Accountant who has the ability to develop and maintain positive and ongoing relationships and interactions with the public, City staff, consultants, nonprofit organizations and businesses; the ability to complete tasks in a timely manner; and the appropriate skills in managing multiple projects and activities at the same time. The ideal individual should be results-oriented, possess a great attitude, demonstrate creativity and innovation, and work efficiently.

The position will work under the supervision of the Administrative Services Director to perform professional accounting work in the preparation and maintenance of accounts payable, receivable, payroll, and other financial and statistical records and reports, requiring the application of accounting principles and procedures; and perform other administrative tasks as may be occasionally assigned. The position analyzes and verifies financial documents, City revenue receipts and other financial entries for accuracy and compliance with established accounting and auditing procedures; originates journal entries, reconciles bank and investment statements, prepares vouchers, billings, trial balances and maintains a variety of financial schedules, records and files; ensures proper accounting for fixed assets, revenue and expense accruals; and performs related work as required.

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting, finance or related field is highly desirable.

Experience: A minimum of two years, with five years highly desirable in a position in governmental accounting, including duties relative to accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and financial reporting and compliance.

Additional Information

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


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Job Address

31200 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village, California United States View Map