Position Title: MYLC Volunteer

Company:City Of Akron

Location:Akron, OH

Job Description:

The Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council is a youth, civic leadership initiative designed to educate students  about their government, community organizations and service-led projects. This is an unpaid volunteer position.  Student volunteers must be currently enrolled in high school or entering 9th grade with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.  Student must be a resident citizen living within the corporate limits of the City of Akron.  Submission of a copy of the student’s school transcript is required at time of application.


  • Assists in maintaining, analyzing, and reporting on all fiscal activities of City departments/divisions.
  • Assists in distributing revenues and expenditures by funds and preparing reports as required by federal and state rules and regulations.  Prepares requests for federal support of departmental programs and projects.
  • Prepares annual departmental/divisional budgets and monitors the maintenance of all fiscal records.
  • May assist in the preparation of the City’s comprehensive annual financial report, annual informational statement, and other published documents.
  • Performs complex revenue and expenditure cost analysis and funds control studies.
  • Assists in phases of the fiscal analysis, funds control, and fiscal reporting for City projects such as, income tax capital improvements expenditures, payroll rotaries, interest calculations, and construction expenditures.


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a baccalaureate degree and major course work in accounting or finance.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal budgeting, finance, and funds administration.
  • Knowledge of the use of modern office equipment and computers as it pertains to accounting and fiscal reporting work.
  • Ability to design accounting and fiscal reporting processes.  Ability to perform and report on complex fiscal analysis.
  •  Ability to work with fiscal systems involving complex multiple-funding and legal obligations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other persons.