WEBER-MORGAN HEALTH DEPARTMENT – Full-Time with Benefits
JOB SUMMARY Under the close supervision of an administrative superior, performs a variety of professional accounting work. MAJOR DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.) Assists in developing and implementing new accounting techniques and systems or modifying and modernizing existing methods and procedures. Maintains and balances accounts against other accounting records; prepares special reports and financial statements; ensures adjusting entries are made as required. Performs general accounting functions for one or more departments; makes final accounting of cash funds, vouchers, encumbrances, and related accounting matters; prepares balance sheets and other periodic reports; conducts internal audits. Compares expenditures with budget appropriations; makes adjustments resulting from budget revisions; assists in the preparation of reports which serve as a basis for budget requests. Advises and orients clerical personnel in routine posting, filing, and related accounting activities as necessary. Performs related work as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field, AND No experience required, OR Any equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of the principles and procedures of accounting; working knowledge of research methods and statistical analysis; working knowledge of modern office methods, practices, procedures, and equipment. Ability to apply modern accounting principles and procedures to government situations; ability to keep complex financial records and to prepare financial reports; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Must have a valid Utah Drivers License and a good driving record.