Accountant II
Full-Time Accountant II at City of Saint Paul
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Government, Financial
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $32.69 - $43.00
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
E-Verify: Yes

Performs intermediate level professional accounting work in the maintenance of accounts and preparation of financial reports and statements; and performs related duties as required.

Information Specific to this Position: The focus of this position will be on capital projects (reporting, capitalizing, disposing, etc.) as well as monthly reporting of various internal cost allocations and journal entries (fuel, equipment, warehouse materials, etc.) for a regional water utility. The role also plays an integral part for capturing costs and maintaining several internal rate structures such as equipment data, as well as reviewing and uploading p card charges. This position is in the Accounting section of Saint Paul Regional Water Services, located at 1900 Rice Street (boarder of St. Paul & Roseville).

The City of Saint Paul’s mission is to integrate equity and inclusion into how we approach all our work. Our vision is to be committed to building an equitable and inclusive city that will shift culture in city processes and policies, eliminate structural inequities, and ensure timely and relevant access to services, resources, support, and opportunity to every person in Saint Paul.


Primary Responsibilities:

Maintains accurate accounting for departmental funds, projects, and completes allocations and accounting transactions including journal entries. Prepares financial projections, program income allocations, and financial reports for capital projects. Provides financial reports, variance analysis, and reconciliations for the year end audit. Prepares year-end financial statements and periodic financial reports. Assists with the preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report, including schedules, notes, and tables. Reviews accounting procedures and recommends changes in procedures as needed. The City of Saint Paul offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance, retirement contributions and paid time off.

The eligible list created from this posting may also be used to fill Accountant II positions as they become available in various departments within the City.

Essential Functions are the functions that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. The Essential Functions for this position are identified in the Supplemental Information section of the Accountant II Job Description.


Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, public administration or a related field including 24 quarter credits or equivalent semester credits in accounting courses.


Two years of experience as an Accountant I or equivalent experience in maintaining accounts, analyzing financial data and preparing financial reports, preferably in a governmental accounting environment. (No substitution for education.)

Preferred Qualifications: Governmental accounting experience. Experience with accounting for capital assets. Experience using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

City of Saint Paul

Contact: Cecilia Fisher
Phone 651-266-6500
25 W 4th St, Suite 200
Saint Paul, USA, Minnesota 55102
Transit: No Transit