Under the supervision of the Township Administrator, this position is responsible for routine and complex accounting and finance functions. Primary duties include coordinating payroll, accounts payable and receivable functions with Township departments; processing withholdings, pension contributions, and local, state and federal taxes; completing the Township’s month end and year end procedures (including bank reconciliations and state/federal reporting requirements), overseeing biennial audits; coordinating the preparation of the annual budget and appropriations; recommending fiscal and operational policies; and retaining financial records. The position is also the primary point person for the fiscal office and is required to exercise independent decision making. These various responsibilities require a broad knowledge of government finance and Township operations and require working in a highly sensitive and changing environment.
Qualifications and Skills
Applicant should be attentive to detail, demonstrate a high degree of accuracy, handle workflow consistently and efficiently, meet deadlines, follow through, keep work organized and easily accessible, think independently, problem solve, and complete assignments without detailed review. Great organizational skills are a must.
Associate’s degree from an accredited institution in accounting, business administration, public administration, or equivalent, and at least five years of experience in state or local government, accounting, payroll, and related fiscal services required.
Bachelor’s degree preferred with at least two years of relevant experience.
Experience with the Uniform Accounting Network (UAN) preferred.
Competitive benefits offered including medical, pharmacy, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; paid holidays; paid vacation; employee will participate in Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) with employer contribution.
Job Type: Full-time
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