City of Hurstbourne | Hurstbourne, KY

Date Posted: 3/9/2023 1:29:50 PM


The City of Hurstbourne, KY is a suburban city located in Jefferson County with a population of approximately 4,800 residents. Hurstbourne is known as a high-end residential community surrounded by commercial, office, hotel, and retail properties. The city is governed by an elected body of 4 Commissioners and a Mayor, collectively known as the Board of Commissioners.  The City Commission appoints a City Administrator that manages the day-to-day operations of the city. The City of Hurstbourne has an immediate opening for a Bookkeeper in our office. The Bookkeeper reports to the City Administrator. The position will be responsible for processing all accounting functions for the city.  

Job Skills/Requirements 

  • Responsible for all financial transactions, accounting, documents, and reports for the City of Hurstbourne.
  • Compiles financial information and prepares accounting entries to produce monthly financial statements and supporting schedules.
  • Prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected financial position. Performs cash management duties, including transfers/bank check requests, deposit review, bank reconciliations, cash projections, monitoring cash and accounts receivable balances.
  • Reviews accounts payable, including invoices, contracts, and vouchers for accuracy.
  • Processes timely payments of all payables and other obligations.
  • Coordinates fiscal year-end audit activities with Audit Firm, City Treasurer and City Administrator. Assists in annual budget process with management staff. Other duties may be included as assigned. 


  • B.A. or B.S. in Accounting or a related field preferred 
  • 5+ years of experience in Accounting 
  • Exceptional computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)  
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks Online (Certification desired but not required) 


  • Positive contribution to friendly work environment 
  • Must be able to adapt to a culture of delivering high value services to the public 
  • Ability to multi-task in a public service environment  
  • Ability to successfully meet or exceed deadlines  
  • Ability to own responsibilities (accountability)  
  • Ability to make sound judgments and decisions  
  • Strong attention to detail  
  • Strong workplace organization and records management skills  
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written  
  • Part-Time Work Schedule: 24 hours per week 

Please submit a resume and 3 professional references to Position will remain open until filled.  

Application Deadline: 07/01/2023

Please submit a resume and 3 professional references to Position will remain open until filled.

Tyler Johnson
City Administrator
200 Whittington Parkway, Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40222

Phone: 5024264808