General Fund Accountant

General Fund Accountant
Loudoun County Government Department of Finance and Budget
 Leesburg, Virginia
Job Description

Loudoun County's Department of Finance and Procurement, Accounting Division, is seeking a General Fund Accountant to join the accounting team at our County Government Center office in Leesburg, VA.

For this full-time position, the General Fund Accountant will be detail-oriented, have strong analytical skills, and thrive in a fast-paced work environment. The Accounting Team provides timely and accurate financial analysis and processing and reporting of financial transactions for all County departments and offices. This team coordinates the annual audit and produces the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR), and state Auditor of Public Accounts (APA) submission. This position is responsible for review of general ledger accounting issues across all County departments pertaining to the General Fund. It is also responsible for coordinating the accurate and timely completion of the quarterly Cost Containment process; review and validation of bi-weekly payroll GL files and the annual Cost Allocation plan. This position provides significant support towards the completion of the ACFR and statistical data as well as the state APA submission. This position is also responsible for reviews of financial documents, oversight of finances of assigned county departments; review, monitoring, and reconciliation of budgetary and actual revenue and expenditures for certain grants. Additional responsibilities include providing support for ad-hoc projects and analysis, preparing journal entries and reconciliations, preparing and reviewing grant invoices, researching, and preparing audit work papers and analysis. This position reports to the General Ledger / Debt Senior Accountant.

Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!

  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education and Career Development

Hiring salary is commensurate with experience.

Salary $64,695.81 - $113,217.66 Recruitment #23-126-4310

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This position is eligible for telework in accordance with the County's Telework Policy.

Job Requirements:

Position requires a bachelor's degree in accounting or related field and a minimum of three (3) years of related work experience in professional level accounting, preferably in a government accounting setting. Experience working with a major ERP system such as Oracle is preferred.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies:

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a credit and criminal background checks.