ACCOUNTING PROCESSES MANAGER

POSITION: Accounting Processes Manager
DEPARTMENT: Accounting and Finance Department
SUPERVISOR: Finance Director
LOCATION: Emmet County Building
RATE OF PAY: $53,000 – $65,000 annually

POSITION SUMMARY:
This newly-created position, which replaces two eliminated positions, will serve as an important part of the Accounting and Finance Department team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
   • Reconciles County bank statements
   • Performs calculations to produce analysis and reports as requested by the Finance Director. This will include information prepared for Board of Commissioners submission
   • Assist Department heads in reconciling to the general ledger
   • Collects and enters data for various financial spreadsheets, reconciles discrepancies/errors and audits financial statements and reports to ensure calculations and data entries are correct
   • Works with Finance Director to ensure proper accounting for asset impairments
   • Monitors grant expenditures for compliance with the grant specifications
   • Submits monthly/quarterly grant reporting requirements
   • Maintains county asset program to include additions and retirement
   • Reviews purchase requisitions for policy consistency, availability of funds, determine if an RFP or RFQ are required and ensures that sole source requirements are met
   • Maintains internal protocols for specific vendors in compliance with the County’s purchasing policy
   • Provides training to Department heads on purchasing and receiving related to the financial software system
   • Monitors compliance by Departments with established internal control policies
   • Assists with yearly audit and other duties as assigned

DESIRED BEHAVIORAL TRAITS: 
   • Analytical, organized, positive attitude, good customer service orientation, team player, able to multi-task and work through problems without oversight

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: 
   • Proficiency in spreadsheet compilations and analysis
   • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
   • Ability to multi-task
   • Proficient with attention to detail
   • Effective communications skills; ability to communicate both strategically and tactically to all levels of the organization
   • 1-2 years of experience composing, administering and auditing internal control policies and processes
   • Demonstrated knowledge of fund accounting

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 
   • BA in accounting preferred
   • Associates degree required (may exchange years of relevant experience for education requirement)
   • 3-5 years of general accounting experience
   • 2 years minimum fund accounting
   • Some previous experience in purchasing preferred

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be required.

Emmet County, Michigan
200 Division Street, Petoskey MI 49770
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