Essential Job Functions: Consults with Finance Officer in planning and organizing the annual town budget preparation. Prepares statistical and narrative reports as supporting documents for budget preparation. Reviews departmental budgetary requests for accuracy and compliance. Enters budget proposals in an automated budgetary accounting system. Performs calculating, posting, and verifying duties in processing financial data for application in budgetary accounting system. Reviews purchase requisitions, invoices and related information for proper account coding, mathematical accuracy, vendor designation, correct prices and discounts, authorized signatures and other pertinent information. Ensures purchases comply with budget appropriation detail and funds are available within requested account. Creates purchase orders from approved purchase requisitions and records and distributes accordingly. Communicates to department heads and staff in area of analyzing budgetary preparation and implementation procedures and controls. Reviews budget transfer requests for availability of funds and makes journal entries upon approval of transfers. Prepares and enters monthly journal entries into automated budgetary accounting system. Runs monthly expenditure report and posting of vendor designations, and compiles and produces appropriate forms for tax purposes and special reports as requested by Finance Officer. Issues and maintains records for sale tax exempt certificates. Issues and maintains credit applications. Prepares and creates various statistical and informative reports as needed. Reports work accomplished to Finance Officer. Prepares other related duties as assigned. Regular and punctual attendance. For full job description and to apply go to http://www.vernon-ct.gov/.