Posted 3/24/2023

Accountant (Hybrid)

The North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking an Accountant to join the Administration Department. This is an entry-level position with opportunities for career progression. The position is responsible for the overall accounting and management of grant Funds and budgets under multiple funding sources. This is accomplished by:

  • Overseeing and administering purchase requisitions
  • Processing accounts payable vouchers
  • Completing funding agency financial reports and billing statements to funding agencies
  • Reconciling the General Ledger accounts assigned or accounts specific to assigned grants
  • Reviewing requests for payments
  • Assisting in the completion of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report
  • Providing various support duties for the department

Desired Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Detail oriented, organized, and the ability to multi-task
  • Strong Interpersonal skills to work across the NCTCOG departments

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Up to one year of related experience


  • $42,000 – $53,000
  • FLSA – Non-Exempt (Hourly)


We offer a highly competitive package of many desirable benefits to our full-time employees including:

  • Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
    • We provide an outstanding package of health, dental, vision and life benefits for employees, with the monthly premium paid by NCTCOG 100%. Coverage available for their families and those monthly premiums are shared with NCTCOG. We provide employees with life insurance coverage that is employer paid with a benefit of 2 times the employee’s annual salary.
  • Paid Leave
    • Paid vacation, sick leave, and personal days are provided as part of the benefit plan, as well as specified holidays. This position also includes a phone allowance.
  • Retirement
    • NCTCOG participates in a defined contribution plan as an alternative to Social Security. The defined contribution retirement plan provides retirement benefits for all eligible employees. NCTCOG contributes twelve percent (12%) of permanent full-time employees’ gross salaries. Participating employees contribute six percent (6%) of gross salary. An employee becomes forty percent (40%) vested in NCTCOG’s contributions after three full years of employment. An additional fifteen percent {15%) is vested for each additional year of employment. An employee becomes fully vested after seven years of employment.
  • Work/Life Balance Programs
    • To help employees and their families meet personal and professional challenges, NCTCOG provides an employee assistance program, prepaid legal services, lunch and learn seminars, alternate work schedules, alternate commute programs, and an on-site gym.
  • Professional Development
    • NCTCOG is committed to professional development and provides a wide range of training opportunities-both online and traditional classroom sessions. It covers applicable professional development expenses, professional memberships, and licenses, as well as tuition reimbursement

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other classifications covered under federal, state, or local laws. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Background Check & Drug Testing:
All selected candidates must undergo a pre-employment background check and drug screening. Background checks include national criminal background check, employment history, motor vehicle record check, social security verification, education verification, and other elements as needed. NCTCOG is committed to a safe and drug free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping NCTCOG safe and drug free. In order to receive an offer of employment from NCTCOG, selected candidates must successfully pass the pre-employment background check and drug screening.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Title:  Accountant (Hybrid)
Job Type:  Full-Time
Category:  Accounting and Finance
Location:  NCTCOG – ARLINGTON, TX 76011 US (Primary)
Travel:  0 – 10%

Equal Opportunity Employer


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Position Type

Regular / Full Time


$42,000 - $53,000


North Central Texas Council of Governments, Six Flags Drive, Arlington, TX, USA