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Finance Technician

Category: Other
Description:
THE TOWN OF NEWPORT IS SEEKING A FULL-TIME FINANCE TECHNICIAN, WHO IS AN EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONAL WITH STRONG INTERPERSONAL AND FINANCIAL COMPETENCY SKILLS. THE FINANCE TECHNICIAN PERFORMS A VARIETY OF ACCOUNTING TASKS INVOLVING JOURNAL ENTRIES, BANK RECONCILIATIONS, PAYROLL, PURCHASE ORDERS, ACCOUNTS PAYABLE, AND FINANCIAL REPORTING. WORK INCLUDES AUTHORIZING AND DISTRIBUTING COMPUTER GENERATED PURCHASE ORDERS, GENERATING A VARIETY OF RECORDS AND REPORTS AND COMPILING DATA FOR REPORTS, MAINTAINING INFORMATION IN SPREADSHEETS AND DATA BASES AND RECORDS PROCESSING. THE EMPLOYEE ALSO ASSISTS THE FINANCE DIRECTOR WITH REVIEWING AND PROCESSING PAYROLL, PREPARING NEW HIRE AND ENROLLMENT PACKETS AND ASSISTING WITH BENEFITS ENROLLMENT. THIS POSITION REQUIRES EXCELLENT WRITTEN/VERBAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS TO EFFECTIVELY CONVEY FINANCIAL TOPICS TO STAFF, VENDORS, AND CITIZENS. THE POSITION IS ALSO INVOLVED IN GRANT ADMINISTRATION AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS. PREFERRED CANDIDATES SHOULD HOLD A BACHELOR’S DEGREE FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY IN ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION OR DIRECTLY RELATED FIELD; 3 TO 5 YEARS OF PROGRESSIVELY RESPONSIBLE ACCOUNTING AND FISCAL ADMINISTRATION EXPERIENCE, PREFERABLY IN A LOCAL GOVERNMENT SETTING; OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. SALARY IS DEPENDENT ON EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. THE TOWN OFFERS A GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDING MEMBERSHIP IN THE NORTH CAROLINA LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM; 5% 401(K) CONTRIBUTION WITH NO MATCH REQUIRED; 100% EMPLOYEE-ONLY PAID HEALTH, DENTAL, LIFE, DISABILITY AND VISION INSURANCE; PAID HOLIDAYS, VACATION DAYS, AND SICK DAYS ANNUALLY. IF INTERESTED, PLEASE SUBMIT A COVER LETTER WITH AT LEAST FOUR REFERENCES, RESUME AND APPLICATION TO LMODLIN@TOWNOFNEWPORT.COM. THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.NEWPORTNC.GOV/CAREERS. THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL AUGUST 1, 2022 OR UNTIL FILLED. THE TOWN OF NEWPORT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Employer: Town of Newport
Expires: 8/11/2022
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