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ACCOUNTANT - 40009977

Date: Oct 10, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

Finance 

DATE POSTED:            

July 15, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

Until Filled

SALARY MIN:  

$47,787.00 

SALARY MAX:

$86,016.00 

POSITION NUMBER:            

40009977 

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

The purpose of this job is to perform difficult professional work in the preparation and maintenance of complex financial records; does related work as required.

 

This position works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

 

  • Reviewing, verifying, and posting of the County’s cash receipts.
  • Assists in the administration of the County’s parking program (e.g., assignment of parking spaces, posting and reconciling parking payments, reporting issues, etc.).
  • Posting of sales and use taxes from the State.
  • Reconciliation and distribution of taxes collected from Hotel-Motel Occupancy, White Goods and Scrap Tire Taxes.
  • Reconciling and remitting fees collected by the Register of Deeds to the State monthly.
  • Preparation and submission of the Annual Sales Tax Refund to the State.
  • Monthly payment request and distribution of County cell phone bill.
  • Preparation and distribution of monthly municipality reports.
  • Review and posting of interdepartmental journal entries.
  • Prepares and posts journal entries.
  • Posting of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) billing and collection financial activity.
  • Performs monthly reconciliations of assigned general ledger accounts.
  • Assists accounting personnel with complex problems.
  • Participates in the annual financial audit as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Performs related bookkeeping and accounting tasks as required and other projects or duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or closely related field; and two years of accounting experience, preferably in governmental accounting, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh