City of West Bend – Accountant

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    Carrie Winklbauer

    The City of West Bend is accepting applications for a full-time Accountant to record and maintain the financial transactions of the City and to provide support services to the staff of the Finance Department.

    Performs accounting functions: performs cash out duties for all money receipted by the City; prepares daily bank deposits; and takes deposits to the bank.

    Prepares and enters journal entries, including monthly and quarterly allocation journal entries, bank reconciliations; reconciles monthly investment schedules, cash accounts, and cash flow; and reconciles specific general ledger accounts.

    Reconciles monthly PSN utility payments. Communicates with the City of West Bend Water Department and/or the Service Account Manager at PSN for additional reports as necessary.
    Creates adjusting journal entries to correct PSN utility payments as needed.

    Prepares for and assists with annual audits and updates multiple spreadsheets for the audit.

    Downloads weekly insurance information for processing, approves bank wires, and completes voiding of checks as necessary, assists with receipting tax payments during tax collection and utility payments as needed.

    Reconciles general ledger tax accounts and tax receipts in preparation for tax settlements, assists in preparing and reviewing calculations and formatting for the annual Operating Budget document, assists in reviewing schedules in the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

    Communicates with various departments regarding credit card receipts and enters credit card transactions into MUNIS, back-up for Deputy Finance Director printing accounts payable and payroll checks; and back-up for cash receipting at the front counter.

    Performs MUNIS functions: creates department allocation codes and verifies allocation percentages with the Operating Budget; sets up water and sewer work order accounts.

    An Associate Degree in Accounting with three to five years financial experience or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities is required. Additionally, knowledge of technology related to financial software applications, MUNIS and Excel, is desired.

    This position has a salary range of $20.00- $21.81/hour – DOQ. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. An application is required and a complete job description is available at our website or at:

    Human Resources Department
    City of West Bend
    1115 S Main Street
    West Bend, WI 53095


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