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Accountant, Senior


The City of Brentwood seeks self-motivated, detail-oriented, and collaborative colleague to join its team as the Senior Accountant.

Complete salary range = $71,136 - $106,704. Starting salary is dependent on experience.
Up to 5% salary increase after successful completion of six-month probationary period.
Plus: Transportation Allowance of $2000/year to be distributed equally over 26 pay periods annually.

As the Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for assisting with internal and external financial reporting, ensuring accurate recording of financial transactions, and assisting with the annual budgeting process and development of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR). Reporting to the Assistant Finance Director, you’ll enjoy a combination of routine and challenging work and a supportive team culture with proven success.

Key Functions:

  • Assists with annual audit and preparation of financial statements.
  • Oversees fixed asset policy and procedures.
  • Maintains general ledger and subsidiary ledgers.
  • Prepares and reviews bank reconciliations.
  • Oversees payroll to general ledger process ensuring timely and accurate general ledger balances.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has strong background in local governmental accounting.
  • Is self-motivated and able to work with a high degree of independence.
  • Has excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret financial data and provide meaningful insights and recommendations. 
  • Is detail-oriented in approaching and completing tasks.
  • Has experience with financial management systems and software.

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or closely related area, with considerable experience in local governmental accounting activities, auditing, or related areas; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform this job. CMFO designation required or ability to obtain within 18 months of employment. CPA license preferred. 

Apply and view full job post here: Senior Accountant

For more information contact Julie Wilson, Assistant Finance Director, at or (615) 371-0060.