Principal Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Monrovia Administrative Services
Location of position: 
Monrovia, CA
$73,105 – $97,969
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Closing Date: 
Sunday, February 4, 2018
Job Description: 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTANT– City of Monrovia, CA – Salary: $73,105 – $97,969 (DOQ), plus excellent benefits.

The City of Monrovia is looking for a unique individual to serve as a Principal Accountant in the Administrative Services Department. This individual should be someone who is inspired by the challenges and opportunities presented in working with an engaged and active community. In Monrovia, we believe that the way in which we approach our work is just as important as the end result. An individual who is committed to serving with humility and who can demonstrate high emotional intelligence will be successful in the role. Competitive candidates will have a hunger to continually search for better ways of doing things and be loyal to the organization and community. The selected individual will be a smart, creative, and intuitive thinker and decision maker.

This position will be responsible for a variety of ongoing day to day tasks and projects, but not limited to:

• Supervising accounts payable, purchase orders, and the day-to-day operations • Assisting in the planning, preparation, development, and control of the City’s accounting systems • Being an integral part of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) • Spearheading budget processing and preparing financial records and statements • Working with auditors on pre-audit and post-audit needs and requirements • Assisting with the development of accounting policies and procedures • Preparing and/or supervising the preparation of bank account reconciliations, journal entries, and other accounting transactions

For a detailed job flyer, the recruitment schedule and how to apply, please visit If you have further questions, contact: Aaron Yep, Senior Human Resources Assistant,, (626) 932-5516. EOE.