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Park City Municipal - City Treasurer / Accounting Manager

We are looking for a self-starting team player with 2-4 years of experience in accounting, including experience with financial statement reporting. Do you have strong accounting and auditing skills with government experience? This job may be for you!

Date Posted

January 18, 2023


Government Accounting


Park City, UT

City Treasurer / Accounting Manager


Park City is an awesome place to live, work, and play. A former silver mining town, Park City is home to two world-class ski resorts and was the mountain host for the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games. With over 10,000 acres of protected open space in and around the city, and 400 miles of dedicated public trails, it’s no wonder that our locals value active lifestyles and access to nature. Our town of 8,400 is also home to more than 100 diverse nonprofits promoting everything from mountain sports to social services, arts, and climate solutions. Park City hosts many special events, including the Sundance Film Festival and the Kimball Arts Festival, and offers a thriving arts and local food scene. We invite you to add your skills, experience, and enthusiasm to our team.


Under the direction from the Finance Manager, performs a variety of professional accounting tasks.  Applies generally accepted accounting principles and governmental accounting standards in the recording and reporting of financial activity.  Maintains records of funds received in appropriate accounts. Invests municipal funds and monitors the investment cycle. Assists with the annual audit and preparation of the annual financial statements. Supervises employees in the Finance Department. Responsible for the maintenance and administration of the general accounting systems including upkeep of the general ledger, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, business licensing, fixed assets and utility billing functions.


*Performs daily accounting responsibilities including preparation of journal entries and posting and reconciling of transactions to the general ledger.

*Reviews and analyzes general ledger accounts monthly for accuracy and fiscal integrity as well as compliance with applicable principles, standards, guidelines, policies and procedures.  Reviews and approves the reconciliation of the City’s bank and investment accounts on a monthly basis.  Also reviews documents developed by other departments for possible impact on City accounting.

*Assists in the preparation of the City’s annual financial report (ACFR) that includes coordinating and overseeing the closing of books, reconciliation of accounts and preparation of work papers.

*Responsible for cash and investment management. Prepares quarterly reports on the City’s investment portfolio for the City Council and in accordance with the State Money Management Act.

*Monitors, records and reports the City’s debt, including payments, new issuances and arbitrage/rebate programs.

*Disseminates financial notices and information to departments and financial reports to federal, state and private agencies.

*Acts as a liaison with the Finance Manager to outside auditors, providing information, assistance, and explanation of the City’s accounting systems and audit trails.

*Participates in the design, installation, modification, and operation of accounting systems.

*Monitors and prepares notes receivables and loan authorization schedules as needed.

*Responds to accounting inquiries from City departments and the public.   *Reviews and approves payroll transactions, including W-2 forms and ensures compliance within Federal Guidelines.   *Signs all checks issued by the City.   *Produces yearly 1098 forms and completes mailing within Federal Guidelines.   *Manages the City’s purchasing card program.

*Works with staff to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.   *Assists as back up during the absence of the Finance Manager.

Other duties as assigned.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES   ·         Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of municipal accounting and auditing. ·         Knowledge of computer operations and the application of data processing equipment and software for accounting and statistical problems. ·         Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations governing municipal accounting. ·         Knowledge of budgeting and cost control methods. ·         Establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff, co-workers and others contacted in the course of work. ·         Occasionally perform duties for periods longer than the normal eight-hour workday or more than five days per week, or both. ·         Ability to effectively supervise, train and evaluate personnel. ·         Professional level proficiency in Microsoft Office.   EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE


  • Master’s degree in accounting or related field.
  • 2-4 years’ experience in accounting including experience with financial statement reporting.
  • Knowledge and experience with computer accounting, spreadsheet, word processing software.
  • Ability to obtain City National Incident Management System Certification.
  • Must be able to pass background check.


  • Certified Public Accountant certificate.
  • Governmental accounting experience.
  • Supervisory experience.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle or operate objects, controls, or tools.
  • Must be able to reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


  • Work is performed primarily in office, vehicles, and outdoor settings, in all weather conditions including extreme temperature extremes, and includes day, swing and night shifts.
  • The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places, and with explosives and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  The physical demands and work environments described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Accommodations will be examined on a case-by-case basis.   The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required by personnel so classified.

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