Accountant

Accountant

No. of Opening :
Skills :

POSITION TITLE:                                                  Accountant

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION/SECTION:               Controllers Office/Accounting Division

REPORTS TO:                                                         Manager of Accounting

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 

 Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. Education must include a minimum of 12 credit hours in accounting with one to two years work experience in accounting.

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Accounting Division prepares documented financial statements and reports to control and account for funds and to analyze and project financial data.

DUTIES:

  • Prepare interim and annual balance sheets and income statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Prepare adjusting entries to correct or close accounts maintained.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with appropriate fiscal staff of county departments and assist them with accounting/finance matters as needed.
  • Understand the goals and objectives of assigned tasks and inform Manager of progress or problems
  • Keep abreast of new accounting standards and county developments which affect the financials.
  • Special research projects as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS ABILITY:

  • Work independently
  • Be detail oriented and organized
  • Respond to changing priorities and accomplish a multitude of tasks in a timely fashion without close supervision
  • Advanced Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint is required.  Experience linking data between excel files and familiarity with excel formulas, in particular the SumiF, SumProduct, and VLookup formulas desired.
  • Use Microsoft Access and Publisher a plus.