Accounting Analyst

Linn County

This is an experienced professional-level position in the Auditor’s Office responsible for ensuring the accuracy of financial, property tax, or treasury information prepared for countywide financial processes. Performs complex accounting, property tax, and/or treasury work involving the independent application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.


  • Prepares, analyzes, and reconciles bank reconciliations, tax rates, state credits, cash balances, TIF, distributions, etc.
  • Prepares and reviews schedules, reconciliations, and pertinent logs and reports
  • Creates, compiles, and verifies transactions related to the processing, auditing, and reporting of accounting, property tax and/or treasury transactions
  • Maintains payroll general ledger mapping & records payroll journals to the general ledger system
  • Responds to inquiries and provides various information and technical assistance to requesting parties


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or closely related field required
  • 1 – 3 years of recent experience in a related field working with complex accounting, property tax and/or treasury systems and procedures required. Experience working in a county or governmental body preferred


  • Monday – Friday | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.   



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Linn County is committed to creating a Customer-Center Culture placing our internal & external customers at the center of everything we do! Why do we do this? We get that question a lot. The answer is simple: We want our customers to have a positive experience. Our co-workers are customers too. Exceptional internal customer satisfaction leads to exceptional customer satisfaction for the public!

Why work at Linn County? 

  • Competitive wages with annual pay increases & annual cost of living increase (depending on budget) 
  • Medical, dental, vision, short & long term disability, and supplemental life insurance 
  • Iowa Public Employee's Retirement Pension Plan (IPERS) 
  • Wellness program offering credit on insurance premiums to eligible employees 
  • On-site fitness centers for $15 per year 
  • 100% County paid basic life insurance 
  • 12 paid holidays per year 
  • Training & professional development opportunities 


Job ID: 90758

Posted 4 days ago

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