Montgomery County Government
Department of Finance
Salary Range: $56,669 - $93,863
Montgomery County Government seeks a highly skilled and experienced Accountant/Auditor III, Grade 23. The position will perform professional accounting/auditing work. The employee must understand Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) accounting standards and other requirements related to governmental, enterprise, special revenue, internal service, and fiduciary funds, and County grants, capital projects, retiree pension payroll, and fixed assets; Federal OMB cost principles; and the budgeting and accounting procedures for capital projects with grant and/or debt funding sources. Employee will be expected to be proficient in using ERP accounting systems and other current technology.
Duties may include, but are not limited to: preparing analyses of statements and reports and making recommendations regarding the analyses; preparing records for the disbursement of funds; preparing financial statements and disclosures for the Annual Financial Report; reconciling accounts in preparation of year-end closings; serving as financial resource person; preparing and analyzing bank reconciliation statements and preparing expenditure or grant reports; and preparing and accounting for retirees' pension payroll along with the associated Maryland State Tax withholding and IRS reporting.
A criminal background and credit history check will be conducted on the selected candidate prior to appointment and will be a significant factor in the hiring decision.
Position may be filled at the Accountant/Auditor I or II levels:
Accountant/Auditor I - Salary: $44,753 - $73,801
Accountant/Auditor II - Salary: $51,394 - $84,974
Experience: Three (3) years professional experience as an Accountant/Auditor.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, or in a related field such as Public Administration or Business Administration with a major in Accounting. Proof of current or previous licensure as a Certified Public Accountant may be substituted for a degree in Accounting or a major in Accounting, or graduation from a recognized school of accounting with a degree in Accounting.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
If filled at the Accountant/Auditor I or II levels.
Accountant/Auditor I - specific Bachelor's Degree and 1 year of experience.
Accountant/Auditor II - specific Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of experience.
Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are same grade or higher will be placed on Eligible List as a Transfer candidate and may be considered for interview.
All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,
which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.
We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
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The requisition number is IRC25952
This Recruitment Closes June 22, 2017
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