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Accounting Manager

Category: Management
Position: Accounting Manager Department: Finance Hiring Range: $66,000.00 - $83,500.00 Closing Date: Open Until Filled With Initial Review Of Applications Beginning On April 15, 2024 GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Provides Daily High Level And Proficient Accountancy Oversite At The Direction Of The Deputy Finance Director. May Be Involved In Projects And Special Assignments. Work Is Performed In Accordance With Established County Financial Procedures, Local Ordinances And North Carolina General Statutes Governing The Responsibilities Of Local Government Fiscal Operations. Will Include Supervision Of Senior Accounting Specialist Positions. Work Is Evaluated Through Conferences, Reports, And An Independent Audit Of Financial Records And Procedures. Must Be Able And Willing To Work Extended Schedules As Needed To Carry Out The Financial Management And Supervisory Functions For A Variety Of County Programs. Supervision Is Exercised Over Senior Accounting Specialist Positions. Essential Duties And Tasks: Reconciles Major Accounting Classifications To Ensure Adherence To General Statutes And County Policies, Specifically Indebtedness, Reserves, And Fund Balance. Prepares Reports Of Reconciliations Of Revenues And Expenditures Between County Systems And Potentially Reports To Submit To External Oversight Entities. Ensures The Accuracy Of County Financial Records To Facilitate Timely Reporting To Inform Decision-making At The Executive Level. Ensures Initiatives And Directives From The Director Are Properly Reflected In Financial Records In Accordance With General Accepted Accounting Principles By Monitoring And Approving Board Actions And Management Approved Actions. Supervises And Manages Payable And Receivable Operations. Directly Responsible For General Billings. Assists In Developing And Implementing Recommendations On Operational And Systematic Changes In Finance And Throughout County; Administers Implementation Of Systematic Changes To Accounting Infrastructure And Policies; Assists In The Development Of Policies And Procedures; Coordinates With Other Departments On Other Policy Changes Needed. Maintains The Fixed Asset Inventory Control System, Including Year-end Reconciliation And Monitors The Disposition Surplus. Assists In Ensuring Compliance With Fiscal Regulations And Adherence To Internal Controls. Ensures Budgetary Compliance; Reviews And Approves Journal Entries. Enters And Approves Payroll Changes And Additions Including New Hires Daily. Also Serves As Backup To The Payroll Process For The County. Handles Customer And Vendor Questions That Cannot Be Resolved By Other Finance Personnel. Maintain Books For TDA Using QuickBooks Software. Performs Duties Of The Deputy Finance Director In Their Absence. Performs Related Duties As Required. To Be Considered For This Position, Please Submit And Completed Application On Our Website At
Employer: Burke County Government
Expires: 4/28/2024