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Posted: Feb. 28, 2018

End Date: Mar. 21, 2018

The City of Royston is seeking applications / resumes for an Financial Accountant.      
Qualifications would include at a minimum:
  • Two years of increasingly responsible accounting experience in budget management, formulation, with policy and procedure development and implementation.
  • Governmental Accounting, a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or equivalent in accounting.
  • Possession of a valid Georgia Class C driver’s licenses.
  • Pass a required background check.
This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Works under the direction of the City Manager, provides advice and direction, and assisting in problem solving; directs the methods and procedures for all financial accounts, designate financial accounting records as may be deemed necessary with the authority to recommend changes in implementation and maintenance. Directs and participates with independent auditors in annual audit of City financial transactions; presentation of the City’s annual budget, financial audit reports, revenue administration and treasury management, implementation of auditor recommendations, and citywide policies and procedures. Prepares and reviews monthly, quarterly and annual balance sheets and schedule of revenues and expenditures, researches financing options, makes recommendations to the City Manager, Mayor and City Council. Reviews the general ledger system for proper entries and compliance with state and federal regulations. Monitors and administers approved budget; assists in development of and advises Mayor, City Council and City Manager on annual operating budget and capital expenditures, plans and instructs the work of staff engaged in accounting, data processing, tax and utility billing, and payroll, addresses complaints. Approves bank reconciliations; performs other related duties as assigned. A full description of duties and responsibilities will be discussed during interview. Starting salary would be based on experience. Submit signed application and resume to: City of Royston, Attn: HRO, 684 Franklin Springs St., Royston, GA 30662 E/O/E