Accountant II - Debt & Benefit Trust

Accountant II - Debt & Benefit Trust
Frederick County Government Finance Division
 Frederick, Maryland
Job Description

This professional position is responsible for various accounting and financial reporting responsibilities in and for the Debt & Benefit Trust Department of the Frederick County Finance Division. Duties include recording and reporting transactions for fund activities in accordance with generally accepted government accounting standards, with a focus on the County’s debt portfolio, as well as the operating and trust fund investments.

  • Initiate and review transactions being entered into the general ledger of assigned areas of responsibility
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of debt and investment balances for all funds
  • Monitor debt and pension transactions for timely payments and recording of transactions, that may require coordination with Human Resources, Treasury and Trustee banks
  • Provide assistance and financial review to staff that manage funds with debt and investment transactions
  • Review payment requests for special obligation bonds and draw requests for general obligation bond
  • Prepare interim statements and the year-end financial report section of the County's - Annual Comprehensive Financial Report involving assigned areas of responsibility
  • Participate in Procurement solicitations for service providers
  • Maintain subsystems related to debt and investment portfolios
  • Prepare audit schedules and respond to auditor inquiries
  • Project long-term impact on County and monitor actual performance against approved budget amounts for assigned funds