VACANCY – Accounts Payable-Receivable Specialist – CLOSED

Hertford County is seeking to fill the following full-time position in governmental operations
Accounts Payable-Receivable Specialist
General Definition of Work:
Performs intermediate accounting, processing of payables and receivables, and prepares a variety of financial reports; does related work as required in the County Finance Department.  Work is performed under regular supervision of Director of Finance.
Essential Functions/Typical Tasks:
Manages and maintains accounts payable; checks for codes and signatures, enters and corrects purchase orders; calculates taxes; matches and verifies invoices; edits and enters invoices into system for department; posts to general ledger; maintains files of disbursements
Prepares a weekly check run and compares data with invoices; edits data to ensure accuracy; and enters commands in system to print checks; processes manual checks; maintain record of transactions; distribute checks in accordance with established procedures;
Prepares miscellaneous invoices; bill outside agencies for reimbursement; and sets yearly schedule for payments to vendors and agencies upon budget adoption
Receipts all revenues and post to the general ledger; prepares month end reports of accounts receivable
Prepares reports and tapes for 1099’s           
Disposes of records for accounts payable according to state regulations
Assists external auditors and prepares required reports for annual audit, and assist with year-end closeout processes
Performs related tasks as required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
General knowledge of generally accepted governmental accounting procedures; general knowledge of bookkeeping terminology, methods, procedures and equipment; general knowledge of standard office procedures, practices and equipment; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy; ability to operate standard office equipment and personal computers including relevant software programs; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, associates and the general public.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community college with major course work in accounting or related field and a minimum of five years local governmental finance and purchasing experience preferred.
Physical Requirements:
This is sedentary work requiring the exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects; work requires reaching, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is not subject to adverse environmental conditions.
Minimum Annual Salary:                                                                   Application Deadline:
$34,952                                                                                                       Open Until Filled
Application Process:
To be considered for this position, you must complete a Hertford County Application for Employment, in its entirety.  Cover letters, resumes, transcripts, and other supplemental documentation may accompany your Hertford County Application for Employment.  Selected candidates are subject to a criminal background check and motor vehicle record check.
Submit applications by mail, email, facsimile, or in person to:
Hertford County
Attn: Latoria Harrell, HR Specialist
115 Justice Drive, Suite 1
Winton, NC 27986
Fax: (252) 358-0198 (include cover letter)   
Hertford County is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ AA.


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