AccountantCurrituck Co. Personnel
Currituck County Finance Department is seeking applicants for Accountant, Grade 64, salary $51,892.80.
Minimum Education And Experience: Professional level of knowledge of a discipline equivalent to that which is acquired in a Bachelor’s of Accounting or related field. At least two (2) years of progressively responsible administrative and management experience.
Job Description: Under limited supervision, performs highly responsible administrative and fiscal control work overseeing management of County funds. Plans and organizes all operations of the Finance Department; participates in the formulation and implementation of applicable finance policies, including cash management, investment and travel policies; provides general advice, assistance and recommendations to Finance. Prepares the annual Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. Reviews activities of technical accounting personnel and clerical workers, ensuring adherence to established laws, policies, procedures and standards; assists resolving problems as non-routine situations arise. Assists with the maintenance, control, and analysis of County government fiscal operations; maintains adequate accounting records to document compliance with local, state and federal laws and ordinances; safeguards assets of the County through implementation or acquisition of adequate internal control mechanisms and insurance coverage. This is an exempt position. Reports to the Finance Director. Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment, including computers, typewriters, copiers, calculators, facsimile machines, etc. Requires the ability to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Requires the ability to maintain body equilibrium when bending, stooping, crouching, climbing, reaching and/or stretching arms, legs or other parts of body to grasp and move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Light Work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree. However, if the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
Special Job Requirement: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or North Carolina Certified Public Finance Officer, Bondable. Must complete required FEMA courses for disasters. Possession of valid North Carolina driver license. Employment drug test, criminal background check and driver’s history screen required of finalist applicant(s). Must submit cover letter and resume with Currituck County application.
AAEOE. As published in The Daily Advance