Finance Specialist

Finance Specialist; 3200 population, 19m budget.

An employee in this class leads and participates in the accounting of revenues and expenditures for the City.

Work involves leading and participating in accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger preparation and maintenance, payroll functions, bank reconciliation, fixed assets and general financial reporting. The role serves as lead worker, acts in the absence of the Finance Director, and provides technical guidance to other finance staff.

The employee must exercise judgment and initiative in identifying and resolving the daily problems and activities of the fiscal control system.  Work is performed in accordance with established finance procedures, local ordinances and North Carolina General Statutes governing the responsibilities of local government fiscal operations under the North Carolina Fiscal Control Act.

The employee functions with decision-making authority and performs responsibilities with a degree of independence, receiving instruction and advice only on matters involving significant departure from established policy, assisting the Finance Director in any phase of the fiscal operations.

Work is performed under the supervision of the Finance Director and is evaluated through conferences, performance appraisals, reports, and an independent audit of financial records.

Background check drug test required and must be bondable.

Salary range: $38,000-$57,000. Salary based on experience and qualifications.

Submit City of Southport application to: [email protected]

Application available at 1029 N. Howe St. or by clicking here.

Closing date 05-15-2019 or until filled.