Shelby County, Alabama
The Accountant is a classified service, full time, hourly position performing work for the Financial Services Department of Shelby County. Work involves providing accounting & auditing support for the County involving the government funds, Water & Landfill operations, Business Revenue & License Offices. This position will perform accounting activities and more complex analysis and audits, including, but not limited to the following:\u00a0research\u00a0discrepancies, collect information, performs bank reconciliations, payroll processing, purchasing, develops and prepares internal and external financial reports, financial statement, coordinates and assists auditors with the year-end audit and assists with special projects and month-end close. The work site is based in Columbiana subject to other county locations and offices as needed. Qualifications and Requirements: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration. Three (3) years payroll, general ledger and purchasing experience or a combination of the 3 components. Valid driver's license. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Willing to work nonstandard hours and more than 40 hours per week when necessary. Bonded or ability to become bonded upon hire. Must be willing to travel to attend training or to other County Functions required by Supervisor. PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS Experience with Munis, QuickBooks and Dynamics accounting software. Experience in payroll software. Experience in BI(Business Intelligence) Reporting. Background in fund accounting and accrual accounting. Physical Demands & Work Environment: WORKING CONDITIONS Work is sedentary in nature involving sitting, occasional standing, walking and lifting less than 10 pounds. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Work is performed in an office environment and nominal travel within the county may be required. Other Important Requirements and Information: WRITTEN\/PERFORMANCE EXAMINATIONS No written or performance examination will be required for this position. Applicants are screened and certified based on an evaluation of their education, training, experience and other requirements as outlined in this Position Announcement and denoted on their Job Application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire. PRE-EMPLOYMENT\/POST OFFER CONDITIONS AND TESTING BACKGROUND CHECK: As part of the pre-employment procedure, former supervisors, employers, police and FBI files, plus references provided by the candidates shall be checked as a precaution against obtaining undesirable employees.\u00a0Reference and background checks may or may not be completed prior to an offer of employment, and the information shall be handled as privileged information available to appointing authorities in considering applicants. DRUG TEST: Shelby County is committed to providing and maintaining a drug-free work environment. After receiving a conditional offer of employment, applicants are required to pass a drug test conducted at a test site designated by Shelby County. \u00a0 ____________________ Shelby County, Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Shelby County, Alabama
Website : http://www.shelbycountyalabama.com/
Welcome to Shelby County, the fastest growing county in the State of Alabama. Encompassing approximately 800 square miles in Central Alabama, the County offers diverse amenities in a temperate climate with dramatic landscapes. Recreational opportunities flourish throughout the County, from our city and county parks to the 10,000-acre Oak Mountain State Park. Businesses find Shelby County equally as unique and attractive as the people who choose to live here. Areas such as the 390-acre Shelby West Corporate Park, is a sample of industrial developments that provide an increased economic benefit to our County.