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Finance Officer

Oconee County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Jun. 11, 2018

End Date: Jul. 13, 2018

The purpose of this classification is to coordinate accounting and clerical functions in assigned work area, to review, correct, and/or reconcile entries to various records and reports, billing and collection functions, to prepare various financial and administrative forms and reports, and to provide administrative support to the department director.  Specific job functions vary by incumbent and assigned department.  This position reports to the Assistant Finance Director and the Finance Director.
The following duties are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.
Processes and posts Accounts Payable (AP) packages and vouchers. Prepares various clerical and accounting records in assigned work areas such as data entry summaries, purchase requisitions, payment requests, check requisitions and purchase orders. Process and post Accounts Receivable (AR) general ledger entries. Enter cash receipts and interest in accounting software. Manage surplus property disposal. Process Hotel Sales Tax. Resolve NSF checks.
Verifies payment documentation, supports approval to pay invoices and confirm account coding is accurate.
Prints checks, check registers, accounting reports, department activity reports to detail clerical and accounting transactions, account balances and other pertinent information; reviews reports for accuracy and completeness of work.
Assigns codes and identification numbers to accounts, files and records; establishes and closes out accounts as needed.
Prepare, compile, print and file reports related to AP records, and general ledger accounting.
Greet and assist customers with routine business inquiries. Provide information requiring interpretation of county policies and procedures; handles issues to resolve problems; writes follow-up correspondence.
Interacts with vendors, county staff, county officials, auditors, state agencies and other local governments regarding technical issues and problems relating to daily operations and activities.
Uses PC applications software such as Excel, Microsoft Word, and automated database management and accounting systems to perform assigned job duties.
Answer phone. Receive and sort incoming mail. Maintain financial transaction card log. Reconcile credit accounts and online transfers. Input and maintain fixed asset records.
Performs general administrative support and clerical functions in support of the finance department. Performs data entry in support of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Procurement.

Performs other related duties as required. Adheres to all county Safety Policy and Procedures.
Associate’s degree with course work emphasis in accounting or bookkeeping; supplemented by one (1) to two (2) years previous experience and/or training involving accounting and clerical work, and the use of accounting software applications, within (2) years of hire date Level I Finance Officer Certification. Customer service experience preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.