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The Portland Police Bureau is seeking an Accountant I to join their team.

PLEASE NOTE: This recruitment will remain open until 100 applications have been received or until the posted closing date, Monday, October 14, 2019, whichever comes first.  Applications received after the 100 application limit has been reached will not be included in this recruitment process.

The Accountant I is responsible for performing professional accounting-related functions involving basic interpretation and analysis utilizing spreadsheets and databases. Duties include processing payments and accounts receivable; preparing, analyzing and researching financial information, such as purchasing requisitions, procurement cards, petty cash and accounts payable processing; maintaining information technology master data for employees, performing complex payroll interpretation and time entry, assisting in payroll administrative duties including grants reimbursements, and correcting journal entries ensuring completeness and accuracy of financial information, transactions and pay. By establishment of effective working relationships, the incumbent will answer inquiries, and educate and problem-solve with various levels of management and employees to reach sound conclusions and recommendations. 

The current vacancy is located in the Police Bureau. The resulting eligible list may be used to fill future City vacancies in this classification.