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The Sumter County Board of Commissioner’s Finance Department is seeking candidates for the position of Finance Technician.
This position serves under the direction of the Finance Director is responsible for performing finance-related work of a skilled and responsible nature. Primary functions are Data Entry, Accounts Payable, Payroll, and Accounts Receivable. Duties may include, but are not limited to: Processes the county’s payroll and maintains the payroll system, receives and processes payroll detail from all county departments; reviews employee time records for accuracy and completeness, updates payroll records, manages payroll preparation, runs payroll checks, completes required reports, enters related data into computer, and maintains records, prepares and processes federal and state tax deposits and reports as required, prepares necessary payroll related invoices. Receives checks, money, and related documentation and prepares deposit transactions, codes and posts receipt of payments to appropriate funds and accounts in computerized financial system. Prepares, monitors, and oversees billing functions for reimbursement of funds due to the government, including reimbursements for expenses shared by circuit counties, including the Public Defender’s Office. Maintains files and records of accounts receivable documents. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Preference will be given to applicants with a working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), governmental fund accounting, governmental chart of accounts structure, and governmental budgeting practices and implementation.
Minimum Qualifications include knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of an associate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Must have working knowledge of payroll and accounts receivable functions; working knowledge of accounting practices and procedures; working knowledge of entering data into a computer; working knowledge of personal computers, spreadsheets and internet access points. Ability to do mathematical calculations; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
Applications with a complete job description may be obtained from the Sumter County Board of Commissioners Office located at 500 W. Lamar Street, Americus, Ga. from 8:30 – 5:00 daily Monday – Friday. An application must be completed by each individual to be considered for any position with Sumter County. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
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