Job Opening: Plymouth Township - Accountant
Plymouth Township is looking for a qualified candidate for the position of Accountant according to their website. Click here to learn more.
Employment Opportunity: Accountant
Plymouth Township is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Accountant. This position is a key contributor to the day-to-day activities of the Finance Department. The Finance Department is responsible for accounting, budgeting, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, tax collection and sewer billing.
Prepare monthly bank reconciliations on multiple accounts, make and prepare bank deposits and reconcile daily receipts to general ledger revenue accounts. Maintains numerous Excel spreadsheets to track and monitor various taxes payable to the Township as well as monitoring other recurring payments. Maintain fixed asset records. Will cross train to serve as back-up for the payroll and sewer billing process. Will be expected to handle the complete payroll process approximately six times a year. Will be expected to handle the complete sewer billing process several times a year.Assists in preparation of annual operating budget, annual capital budget, and five-year plan.Will assist in the installation and implementation of a new comprehensive fund accounting software package.Perform related duties and assist in special projects as required
Candidates must possess proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word and Outlook; possess knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles as well as knowledge of the practices and techniques of governmental accounting. Prior experience working with server based enterprise accounting software preferred.
At a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field with a minimum of 15 college credit hours in accounting is required. Two to four years of professional accounting work experience preferably in a governmental accounting environment
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