ACCOUNTS PAYABLE ACCOUNTANT
FULL-TIME UNION POSITION
STARTING RATE: $25.71
The Accounts Payable Accountant
performs highly responsible and confidential financial, technical and
administrative accounting work in maintaining the fiscal records and systems of
the Town. The work involves the use of independent judgment, initiative, and
accuracy based upon the fiscal policies of the Town.
The ideal candidate will have
thorough knowledge of and experience in municipal accounting including
reconciling, processing payroll, compliance and reporting requirements,
computerized accounting records, spreadsheet processing. Knowledge of
governmental accounting theory, principles and practices is desired.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
Utilizes the Accounts Payable
system for logging, filing and inputting information into the accounting system
and for processing checks.
Performs requisite duties and
is responsible for the following: preparing and mailing customer bills and
answering telephone requests for information about invoices, bids, etc.
Traces all invoices and
generates the Town's General Government checks.
Prepares and keeps an updated
vendor list for all departments.
Prepares and updates the Town's
Fixed Asset Ledger from purchase orders.
Reviews the Treasurer's figures
and balances the General Fund Checking Account.
Works with the Finance Director
and the Treasurer to prepare for the auditing firm to accomplish the year and
audit and to perform tasks, as requested, for special projects.
Provides year end 1099 forms to
Completes the payroll in the
absence of the Payroll Accountant. Provides support to other department staff
Composes, inputs, and edits a
variety of correspondence, reports, memoranda, and
other material requiring
judgment as to content, accuracy, and completeness.
confidentiality relating to sensitive information.
Regular attendance is a
requirement of this position.
Excellent communication skills,
verbal and written
Excellent math and analytical