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Senior Accountant

Catoosa County Government

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JOB POSTING: Posted until March 1, 2021

Senior Accountant

Rate of Pay:  $49,074 - $56,436


JOB SUMMARY:  This position performs accounting duties in support of assigned County financial operations.



  1. Processes and creates journal entries.
  2. Performs end-of-period closing functions.
  3. Supervises the payroll function.
  4. Assists with the annual audit.
  5. Receipts and posts revenue.
  6. Reconciles a variety of bank accounts.
  7. Performs grant accounting functions to ensure compliance with grant requirements.
  8. Researches and analyzes data; prepares reports.
  9. Performs asset management duties.
  10. Recommends and assists in the implementation of new or revised accounting systems, procedures, and records.



  1. Baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field required.
  2. Government accounting experience preferred.
  3. Supervisory experience preferred.
  4. More than four years of related experience required.



  1. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  2. Knowledge of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) guidelines.
  3. Knowledge of budget development and management principles.
  4. Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
  5. Skill in preparing reports and communicating information clearly and effectively.
  6. Skill in managing and prioritizing multiple projects.
  7. Skill in oral and written communication.
  8. Supervisory skill.
  9. Knowledge of all accounting functions including payroll and accounts payable.


  1. All inquiries and applications should be obtained from the Reception Area, Catoosa County Government Building located at 800 Lafayette Street, Ringgold, GA or at
  2. Current employees wishing to apply for a transfer are expected to complete an application and will be notified by Personnel if chosen for an interview. Post offer, a negative drug test required. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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