WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE IN THIS JOB:
We are seeking an experienced candidate with governmental accounting experience to perform accounting duties in the finance department.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES FOR SUCCESS:
- Perform monthly journal entries, reconciliations of balance sheet accounts, and month-end closing process.
- Compile and analyze financial data.
- Determine adequacy, analyze, and improve accounting processes and systems.
- Review accounts receivable and accounts payable voucher batches for accuracy.
- Complete monthly general ledger review and analysis.
- Contribute to the year-end general ledger closing process, preparation for the County's annual audit, and preparation of the County's Comprehensive
- Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
- Maintain certain grant-related records to assist County departments and prepare the annual schedule of expenditures of federal awards.
- Provide support to accounting department staff and grant analysts.
- Maintain capital assets in the related system module.
- Learn, interpret, and implement generally accepted accounting standards (GAAP) and any new governmental accounting standards board statements (GASB).
- Manage and complete assigned accounting-related projects.
- Run reports for department(s) on a monthly basis.
- Perform annual inventory count at the County's golf course and fleet buildings.
- Coordinate and conduct annual physical asset review at County buildings.
- Serve as a contact for County departments for any accounting-related questions.
- Perform other accounting and related duties and responsibilities as required.
- Attend accounting and grant related training throughout the year.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUCCESS:
- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
- Basic Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statements.
- Essential parts of Title 2 U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
- Automated financial systems.
- Experience in preparation of the comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).
- Prepare a variety of financial statements, reports, and analysis.
- Maintain automated financial systems.
- Oracle/JD Edwards financial systems (preferred).
- Prepare the comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).
- Manage accounting projects and complete them on a timely basis.
- Research complex financial and accounting transactions.
- Use a computer including Microsoft Office products and accounting systems.
- Learn, research, and apply accounting principles to a variety of complex accounting transactions.
- Learn, research, and apply federal, state, and local laws and regulations to the County's processes.
- Prepare, review, and analyze financial reports, including the County's CAFR.
- Communicate professionally; communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
- Establish, maintain, and foster professional, positive, and harmonious working relationships with elected officials, peers, third-party vendors and entities, customers, citizens of the County, and all those contacted within the course of work.
- Work outside of scheduled hours during busy periods, such as year-end closing / CAFR preparation periods.
MORE QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUCCESS:
- Two (2) to Five (5) years of governmental accounting experience is a requirement.
Education and Training:
- Bachelor's Degree in accounting from an accredited college or university.
License or Certificate:
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.
Background Check: Must pass a criminal background check.