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Accountant II

Weber County Ogden, UT

  • Expired: May 12, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.


Under the general guidance and direction of the administrative superior, performs complex professional accounting work, audits, and budget analysis and development.


(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.)

Maintains and balances accounts against other accounting records; prepares special reports and financial statements; ensures adjusting entries are made as required.

Performs general accounting functions; makes final accounting of cash funds, vouchers, encumbrances, and related accounting matters; prepares balance sheets and other periodic reports; conducts internal audits.

Compares expenditures with budget appropriations; makes adjustments resulting from budget revisions; assists in the preparation of reports which serve as a basis for budget requests.

Advises and orients clerical personnel in routine posting, filing, and related accounting activities as necessary.

Performs complex professional accounting functions; serves as professional advisory to accounting staffs in other County departments and reviews all accounting procedures for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and with the Fiscal Procedures Act.

Performs audits of the Weber County Animal Shelter accounts, the audits to conform with generally accepted auditing standards (audits may be financial, compliance, or programmatic in nature).

Prepares and analyzes the Weber County Animal Shelter budget and assists the department head in preparation of their budget; assists the administrative superior in managing the current year budget; formulating the budget for the succeeding year, and developing long-range and program budgets.

Performs related work as required.


Education: Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field.

Experience: Two years as in an accounting position. Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards as recommended by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; considerable knowledge of governmental accounting techniques and principles; considerable knowledge of research methods and statistical analysis; considerable knowledge of modern office methods, practices, procedures, and equipment and knowledge of Munis (preferred).

Abilities: Ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards to governmental situations ability to keep complex financial records and to prepare financial reports; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to perform detailed audits, using independent initiative and judgment in determining the required scope; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, and the general public.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Weber County


Ogden, UT


Finance and Insurance

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