Supervises, develops, and maintains all budgetary and accounting operations for department; formulates and recommends new financial accounting and auditing policies and procedures; maintains time sheets, labor distributions, billings, and collection records.
Assigns costs, expenditures and personnel costs to activities and/or projects. Analyzes cost and spending variances on a monthly basis. Analyzes project report before invoicing. Monitors department contracts with deliverables through the project system. Tracks specific costs to projects. Analyzes project data to monitor level of expenditures. Prepares project cost reports.
Prepares and posts monthly and year-end journal entries; reconciles general ledger; verifies reports; runs and distributes monthly reports to health divisions. Monitors and posts regular budget activity.
Maintains required grant record keeping; ensures compliance of grant rules and regulations. Performs internal audits; assists in developing audit plan, schedule, and performance tasks; conducts specific audit tests to observe transaction samples; audits to determine compliance with fiscal program requirements, laws, and regulations.
May supervise an Accounting Technician; assigns and monitors work; evaluates performance. Acts as a liaison with other departments and agencies in financial matters; furnishes information to independent, state, and federal auditors; submits monthly, quarterly, and annual budget and statistical reports to the state; answers questions from departments, outside auditors, and the public. Performs related duties as assigned.
Responsible for the department purchasing and receiving and reconciliation to budget.
This is a career ladder position; applicants will be considered for the highest level for which they qualify.
Accountant Level I: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in accounting or a closely related field.
Accountant Level II: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in accounting or a closely related field, plus three (3) years of full time related experience in accounting, budgeting or a closely related field. An acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered. A Master’s degree in accounting may be substituted for one year of experience.
Preference for level II qualifications. Preference given for experience in governmental accounting and/or job costing.
Thorough knowledge of: accounting principles and auditing standards as recommended by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; governmental accounting techniques and practices; ordinances and regulations governing financial operations; research methods and statistical analysis; applicable computer programs.
Skill in: using a ten-key calculator; using all applicable computer hardware and software including Microsoft Office products.
Ability to: apply accounting principles and auditing standards to a public sector environment; apply professional judgment in the application of standard and advanced accounting principles; make accurate mathematical calculations; follow oral and written instructions; communicate effectively (orally and in writing); perform detailed audits using independent initiative and judgment in determining the required scope; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees, other departments, and the general public.
It is our mission in the Davis County Human Resources Office to promote, through dedicated customer service, the recruitment, selection and retention of highly qualified employees who will effectively serve the citizens of Davis County; to promote a safe work environment for all County employees; and to provide employee benefits and services with courtesy and efficiency.
Copyright © 2019 Davis County, Utah. All Rights ReservedNew employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date (exceptions for military personnel and their dependents). Employees driving a personal or a County vehicle for job related travel must possess a valid driver license and must operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner; Graduation from an accredited college or university with a...