Accountant/Auditor III/IV

Accountant/Auditor III/IV
Greenville Utilities Commission Finance Department
 Greenville, North Carolina
Job Description

Accountant/Auditor III/IV

Salary Range $61,360.00 - $99,424.00

Greenville Utilities Commission (GUC) is an award-winning local utility providing electric, gas, water, and wastewater services to the residents and businesses of Greenville, NC and the surrounding communities. We are your neighbors and we are dedicated to our mission of enhancing the quality of life for those we serve by providing safe, reliable utility services at the lowest reasonable cost, with exceptional customer service. Our dedicated team members are committed to doing their best for our customers and co-workers every day. We recognize that our employees are our most valuable resource and encourage innovation and promote excellence through lifelong learning. GUC employs a staff of approximately 475 team members and produces approximately $275M in annual operating revenue.


Ideal candidate serving in this position performs and leads professional utility accounting functions including, but not limited to advanced financial and budgetary reporting, annual external audit, financial analysis, debt management, general ledger reconciliations, and serves as a team member on cross departmental teams as needed. Essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Analyzes general ledger account balances and reconciles to subledgers and external records
  • Prepares and ensures compliance with various federal and state financial and statistical reporting requirements
  • Manages the annual external audit, working directly with the external auditors during all phases of the audit and prepares the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report
  • Maintains records of investments and prepares monthly and annual investment reports
  • Prepares monthly and annual financial statements and analysis
  • Prepares monthly utility sales tax returns and maintains utility sales tax exemption records
  • Assists team with the planning and issuance of new debt
  • Consolidates and maintains amortization schedules for all debt issuances
  • Serves as part of budget team and assists with budget preparation, analysis, and reporting; assists with maintenance of budgeting software
  • Prepares various special reports and statements of financial condition
  • Other duties as required.


Minimum job requirements include:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably with a major in accounting or similar field.
  • Over five years of experience in accounting, financial reporting, and analysis.
  • Driver's License


Minimum job requirements include:

  • Master's degree, preferably with a major in accounting or similar field.
  • Over seven years of experience in accounting, financial reporting, and analysis.
  • Driver's License

Anticipated work schedule is Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Anticipated hiring range is $61,360.00 - $82,867.20, commensurate with experience.

Applications accepted until filled.

Employment is contingent upon passing a physical examination including a drug/alcohol screening and a comprehensive background check. To ensure consideration, a completed Greenville Utilities application must be received in the Human Resources Office. Interested persons can contact the Human Resources Office at (252) 551-1513 if you have any questions. Our office is located on 801 Mumford Road.

Online applications only accepted thru GUC website at

"An Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer”

“Greenville Utilities Commission participates in E-Verify ”