Accountant III

  • City of Portland
  • Portland, OR, USA
Full Time Accounting Government

Job Description

Job Title:                                            Accountant III

Closing Date/Time:                          MONDAY 11/29/21 11:59 PM PST          

Salary:                                                $33.45 - $42.07 Hourly      

Job Type:                                           Regular

Location:                                            Multiple Locations, OR

Bureau:                                              OMF-Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services


The City of Portland is excited to announce openings for an Accountant III.

The Accountant III positions typically perform the most responsible accounting-related functions and have a substantial impact on the integrity of financial systems, reporting, and management decision making. Supervision of the Accountant III is consultative in nature to guide the problem-solving process.

As an Accountant III, you will:

  • Perform accounting functions.
  • Provide reports.
  • Financial analysis.
  • Be significantly relied upon for accuracy, completeness, and timeliness by City management for decision making purposes.
  • Analyze and propose solutions to problems without direct supervisory involvement.
  • Functions on general instructions and guidelines without close daily supervision.
  • May also provide lead direction and training to office support and other accounting staff. 

The City of Portland currently has four vacancies (described below):

The combination of strong finance and accounting knowledge, advanced data analysis skills, and strong communication skills are essential to be successful in all four positions. 

  • Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) - One vacancy
  • Portland Water Bureau (PWB) - One vacancy
  • Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services (BRFS) - Two vacancies 


To assist you in understanding this position and the recruitment process, we will offer an Optional Information Session that will provide you with details about the position and about the application process. You are not required to attend to apply for this job. You are welcome to join us for the optional information session below:

Monday, November 15, 2021
4:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 851 5231 2020
Passcode: 891594

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$33.45 - $42.07 Hourly

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