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Accountant

Category: Other
Description:
* Salary Grade SG113 Recruitment Rate: $59,488.00.00 To $107,619.00* ** Salary Offered Will Be Determined Based On Directly Related Experience. Candidates With Governmental Accounting Experience Preferred. *** Work Location Is Town Hall 111 E Second Street, Clayton, NC (Johnston County) * The Town Of Clayton Is Seeking Applicants For A Staff Accountant Within The Finance Department. This Position Will Perform Governmental Accounting Tasks That Involve The Processing Of Financial Transactions In Accordance With GAAP And GASB, Including The Analysis, Classification, Review, And Reporting Of Financial Data With A High Level Of Accuracy. This Position Maintains And Oversees Financial Data, Manage Grants, Track Payroll, Process And Manage Financial Transactions, And Generate Financial Reports For Analysis. Prepare, Review, And Post Daily And Periodic Journal Entries In The General Ledger System, Including Adjusting Entries, To Ensure Accurate And Timely Reporting. Daily Review And Posting Of Receipt Deposit Batches In The Subledger And General Ledger. Monthly Reconciliation Of General Ledger Accounts And Bank Statements. Perform Fixed Asset Accounting, Including Recordation, Disposal, And Depreciation Of Assets. Compile And Prepare A Wide Variety Of Records And Reports, Including Analysis Of Trends And Accounts Across All Funds, Which May Require Utilization Of Spreadsheets And Graphics To Manipulate Data And Generate Ad Hoc Reports. Serve As The Backup For Payroll Administration. Provide Financial Analysis, Problem Solving, And Other Support To Departmental Inquiries. Compile Information For The Annual Audit And ACFR. Ability To Demonstrate Considerable Knowledge Of GAAP, GASB Statements, And North Carolina General Statutes. Ability To Demonstrate Considerable Knowledge Of Accounting Systems. Strong Working Knowledge Of Fixed Assets With The Ability To Apply That Knowledge. Strong Working Knowledge Of Accounting And Payroll Software. Ability To Perform Complex Accounting Processes Accurately. Ability To Verify Financial Information For Accuracy And Completion. Ability To Interpret And Perform Analysis Of Financial Data, Including Trends, And Prepare Accurate Reports. Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree In Accounting, Or In Business Administration, Finance And Three Years Of Governmental Accounting Experience; Or Equivalent Combination Of Education And Experience. Valid Driver's License **Preference: Tyler New World Systems Experience. Other License/certifications Preferred: Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM); Certified Public Accountant (CPA); Certified Management Accountant (CMA); Or Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA); Local Government Finance Officer *SUBMIT OFFICIAL APPLICATION USING THE TOWN'S CAREER WEBSITE* https://www.townofclaytonnc.org/
Employer: Town of Clayton
Expires: 5/18/2024
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