Fiscal Accountant

Recruiter
Washington State Patrol
Location
Durham, North Carolina, United States
Salary
USD 25.85 - 39.79 per hour
Posted
26 Nov 2020
Closes
27 Nov 2020
Ref
2860811-0
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Position Description Work, Serve, Thrive. With the City of Durham Advance in your career while making a real difference in the community you serve. Hiring Range: $50,407 - $55,500 Work Day/Hours: M-F 8:00-4:30 Join one of the highest fiscally rated entities in the country. The City of Durham's Finance Department promotes sound management and stewardship of taxpayer dollars by helping the City Council, City Manager and City departments manage their financial resources and leading risk management administration and training. If sound fiscal management is what you're about, join our team! Responsible for the application of procedures to assure that financial transactions are entered, balanced, reconciled, and reported in compliance with General Accepted Accounting Principles per GASB, FASB and AICPA. Analyzes, reconciles, prepares, and enters journals for financial sub-systems, bank accounts and capital assets by generating spreadsheets. Verifies imports into MUNIS ERP from sub-systems Work includes filing documentation; reviewing documentation and for completeness and accuracy; preparing electronic copies and backup documentation to attach to journals, monthly statements, and reports, analyzing various reports, payments, and resolving discrepancies. Duties/Responsibilities Records fixed assets in the Capital Asset module on a monthly basis and reconciles to the general ledger. Analyzes, reconciles, prepares, and enters journals for the financial sub-systems, bank accounts and capital assets by generating spreadsheets. Verifies imports into MUNIS ERP from sub-systems. Work includes filing documentation; reviewing documentation and for completeness and accuracy; preparing electronic copies and backup documentation to attach to journals, monthly statements, and reports discrepancies. Compiles year end worksheets for annual audit by providing reconciliations, schedules, and samples to auditors. Analyze and update all maintenance files to reflect general ledger codes in the fixed asset system. Responsible for fixed asset annual inventory. Analyze, review and resolve any question concerning capital assets for external auditors Post and review depreciation expense Processes and reconciles complex fiscal transactions, including monitoring expenditures and revenues; assists with preparing department budgets; enters budget transfers and journal entries; prepares deposits and reconciles cash; monitors/coordinates financial activity to ensure compliance with policies and procedures, and/or adherence to budget or grant limits; reconciles revenues and accounts; provides financial status information; and identifies fiscal discrepancies and advises higher-level staff. Minimum Qualifications & Experience Associate's degree in accounting, business administration or a related field, or equivalent Three years of Accounting related experience. Bank reconciliation experience General ledger asset and liability account reconciliation experience Proficient in MS Excel Additional Preferred Skills Fixed Asset experience

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