FRIEND OF THE COURT FINANCIAL OFFICER

POSITION: Financial Officer
DEPARTMENT: Friend of the Court
SUPERVISOR: Friend of the Court Director
LOCATION: Emmet County Building, downtown Petoskey
RATE OF PAY: $21.48/hr – $22.69/hr (depending on qualifications and experience)

POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for maintaining County financial records that pertain to State of Michigan IV-D accounts, as well as some Friend of the Court administrative duties pertaining to contract with the State of Michigan.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Perform and monitors financial transmittals and disbursement through the child support system (MiCSES) daily
• Receipt support payments in person, by credit card and on-line
• Perform audits as requested (or by statute)
• Enforce medical orders
• Monitor and redirect all foster care child support payments
• Monitor all child support (per capita) payments from tribal entities
• Other duties as assigned

DESIRED BEHAVIORAL TRAITS: 
• High degree of professionalism
• Team oriented and adaptable
• Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
• Desire to serve the public with courtesy and integrity

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: 
• Ability to read a computer screen for extended periods of time
• Active listening skills
• Conflict resolution skills and de-escalation skills
• Ability to read and understand court and financial documents
• Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft programs
• Knowledge of use of general office equipment

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 
• Associates Degree in Bookkeeping/Accounting or equivalent experience

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 performed by such a person.

Emmet County, Michigan
200 Division Street, Petoskey MI 49770
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