Accounting Specialist

Updated: Aug 11

Salary: $46,584.00 - $48,913.00 Depending on experience.

General Definition of Work Performs complex technical work posting daily transactions, journal entries and disbursements to the general ledger, reviewing and reconciling accounts, processing financial records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the supervision of the Deputy Finance Director. Qualification Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential Functions Verifies and posts journal entries and budget amendments into financial software; maintains general ledger, establishes new account numbers, balances and posts daily transactions; assists with the preparation of budget amendments and annual budget process. Analyzes accounts and prepares various financial and fiscal reports; distributes reports; prepares and maintains financial files and records. Researches, reviews and reconciles accounts; resolves discrepancies. Assists with various posting, printing and calculating of accounts for month and year end closing, budget figures and amendments. Generates a variety of spreadsheets depicting financial conditions and status. Assists in the preparation of the annual budget; monitors, analyzes and tracks expenditures. Reviews, processes and enters vendors into financial software; responds to vendor questions; assists with the preparation and distribution of 1099 tax forms. Assists with processing accounts payable, accounts receivable and purchasing as needed. Attends meetings of commissions, boards and committees as assigned; prepares information packets including various financial reports and records. Assist department staff with financial and budgetary issues, laws, and policies; provides and verifies financial information as requested. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting procedures; thorough knowledge of accounts payable policies, practices and procedures; thorough knowledge of bookkeeping terminology and methods; general knowledge of business English and spelling; ability to operate a variety of accounting, office and data entry equipment; ability to type at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to establish and follow work procedures; ability to post accounts and to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens, elected officials, associates, coordinating agencies, and the general public. Education and Experience Associates/Technical degree with coursework in accounting, or related field and extensive experience in accounting and/or bookkeeping, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Physical Requirements This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires speaking or hearing, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic). Special Requirements Valid driver's license.


Submit completed application, resume and cover letter to Caswell County Human Resources Department, Attn: Mindy Satterfield, PO Box 98 Yanceyville, NC 27379.


Applications can be found on the Caswell County Official Website: http://www.caswellcountync.gov


Posted: 7/19/2022-Until Filled



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