City of Malibu
Until Filled
(310) 4562489
(949) 755-0024

Salary Range: $48,026 - $62,663 (plus excellent benefits)
Full-time permanent position (subject to probation)
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Under direct or general supervision, the accounting clerk performs a variety of accounting and office support work related to the processing of financial transactions, record keeping and the preparation and reconciliation of financial and accounting records and reports; performs related work as required.

Ideal Candidate
  • Has knowledge of financial and full cycle accounting processes and record keeping, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management principles and procedures, and payroll.
  • Performs accurate detailed accounting and provides financial office support work.
  • Has knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, records management principles and practices, business arithmetic, and statistical techniques.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications, databases and accounting software, including spreadsheet, data entry and word processing skills.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills and effectively interact with the public in a positive and helpful manner while using tact, initiative, prudence and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with City staff, elected officials, and the public.
Minimum Qualifications Required
Equivalent to graduation from high school. Coursework related to bookkeeping, basic accounting and/or related computer applications is highly desirable. One (1) year of experience in performing general accounting office support work. Experience in processing financial documents, general ledger account reconciliation and maintaining financial or accounting records is desirable.

Applicants must submit a completed online City Employment Application and Resume by the filing deadline. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until the position is filled. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City Employment Application. Visit for more information and to apply online. If you have questions or need special accommodations with the recruitment process, please contact Alicia Freeman at (310) 456-2489 ext. 219. The City of Malibu is an equal opportunity employer.