Finance Manager

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Organization City of Palmer
Closing Date 06/30/2017
Posted 6/14/2017
Salary $26.07 - $32.98 D.O.E.
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This position is responsible for the day to day accounting operations of the City of Palmer. Insure that accurate and detailed records are maintained of all revenues and expenditures. Functional areas include cash collections, accounts payable, receivables, payroll, business license, sales tax, water, sewer and garbage utilities, delinquent collections, internal/external audits, grants and supervision of the finance staff.

Primary Duties

Supervise work of office personnel including training and daily direction. Maintains and practices internal controls of cash disbursements and cash receipts; track and maintains daily cash balances. Oversee monthly bank reconciliations and posting of interest income and banking fees. Oversee fixed assets. Assist with the annual financial audit with external auditors and the accounting staff. Assist the finance director with annual budget preparation. Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field, with minor in Accounting and five (5) years of progressively responsible professional accounting experience or fifteen (15) years of progressively responsible professional accounting experience. Three (3) years of supervisory experience. Municipal Government experience preferred.

Contact Information

Please submit a completed City of Palmer application to Human Resources, City of Palmer, 231 W. Evergreen Ave., Palmer, AK 99645 or fax to 907-745-0930 or email to The job description and city application is available at or at Palmer City Hall located at 231 E. Evergreen Ave., Palmer, AK.