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Job Description
Performs intermediate professional work reconciling accounts, conducting internal audits, maintaining records and accounts, verifying accuracy of transactions and entries, and preparing bills and invoices, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Finance Officer.
Position Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Monitors and executes banking transactions;
  • Reconciles central depository and investment bank accounts;
  • Monitors grant, capital and special project revenues and expenditures;
  • Assists in the preparation of annual budgets and audits;
  • Compiles data, prepares reports, and maintains files in accordance with Federal, state, and local requirements;
  • Computes, verifies, monitors, compiles, and prepares summarized reports for occupancy tax;
  • Prepares escheats; processes returned checks; prepares bills and invoices for reimbursements;
  • Reconciles accounts payable and accounts receivable;
  • Composes and verifies accuracy of journal entries;
  • Tracks and maintains fixed assets records;
  • Files sales tax returns;
  • Conducts internal audits on various accounts;
  • Prepares vendor files for 1099 reporting;
  • Maintains the departmental website;
  • Answers questions and resolves customer complaint;
  • Performs assigned functions as a Disaster Ready Team (DRT) member, if appointed or volunteer;
  • Performs related tasks as required.
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting as applied to county government; thoroughknowledge of modern office practices and use of standard office and accounting equipment; thorough knowledge of audit practices; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates; ability to prepare complex financial reports; ability to analyze and evaluate complex financial systems; ability to communicate technical ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
Education, Experience, and Special Requirements
Bachelor's degree with coursework in accounting, or related field and moderate experience in governmental accounting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.