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Senior Accountant

City of Pearland, TX
Pearland, TX
  • Expired: November 09, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

The City of Pearland, TX is seeking to hire a full-time Senior Accountant for our Finance Department.

The Senior Accountant earns a competitive annual salary of $56,132.88 - 71,569.43/based on qualifications. Additionally, the city pays all premiums for our employees' dental, long-term disability protection, and life insurance plus the majority portion of the medical premium for employees and their dependents. We also offer a retirement plan through the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with a 2:1 employer match, life insurance, disability, access to the city's recreation fitness center, employee assistance program, educational assistance, 9 paid holidays and 2 designated paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, and an active wellness program focusing on physical, mental, and financial health.


Pearland is one of the fastest growing cities in Texas due to affordable housing, outstanding schools, safe neighborhoods, and superb quality of life. Ranked as one of the top ten safest cities in Texas, Pearland residents know their families are safe and secure in the community and surrounding areas. Our close proximity to Houston, just a short 20-minute drive to downtown, allows residents to experience all the city has to offer including professional sports, world-class cultural amenities, and recreation.

Employees of the City of Pearland use multi-directional communication and cross-functional teams to promote a greater understanding of the organization by employees at all levels. We have created a culture of continuous learning that encourages and supports employee development and growth. Our work environment is one where innovation is not only supported but encouraged.


The successful candidate will be a positive individual with an intuitive personality that is adept to working in a fast-paced environment. You possess strong oral and written communication skills, well organized, flexible and acts with independence.

The ideal Senior Accountant is mature, detailed oriented, understands big-picture impacts of their decisions and is confident in their abilities to handle competing priorities and deadlines.


Under the general supervision of the Controller, the Senior Accountant is responsible for reconciling investments, property taxes, fixed assets and all bank accounts. Coordinates and assists with weekly cashier's cash audit, processes, approves or denies travel related requests. Works in a professional manner at all levels of the organization. Intermediate -to advanced computer skills in Word and Excel is a plus!

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, or closely related field.
Requires four years accounting or closely related experience.

Candidates who currently possess their CPA or CGFO designation is preferred.

*For a detailed job description, please review the attachment.

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City of Pearland, TX


Pearland, TX
77588 USA


Finance and Insurance