Camden County Finance Department
Minimum Starting Pay: $20.30/hr JOB SUMMARY
This position performs accounting functions in support of the county’s financial operations.
- Posts all revenue via cash receipting daily, including Curbside Collections, Two Rivers Gun Range, Solid Waste and other cash receipts.
- Audits accounts payable packets.
- Records and tracks fixed assets.
- Assists with the annual audit.
- Compiles and submits DCA reports.
- Submits quarterly GDOT requests for reimbursement.
- Submits hotel/motel submissions quarterly for distribution.
- Prepare SPLOST financial reports.
- Inputs various journal entries into the financial system.
- Reconciles fleet vehicle fuel usage.
- Reconciles EMS accounts receivable on a monthly basis.
- Records and tracks impact fees as needed.
- Performs other work as required or when directed by administration.
- In the event of an emergency, all Camden County employees are considered essential and may be required to perform alternate duties.
The above cited duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that an incumbent may be expected or asked to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties or responsibilities does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
- Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
- Knowledge of accounting theory and its applications.
- Knowledge of financial system operations.
- Knowledge of local government accounting practices.
- Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, county ordinances, and department policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
- Skill in the preparation of complex financial reports.
- Skill in problem solving.
- Skill in prioritizing and planning.
- Skill in interpersonal relations.
- Skill in oral and written communication.
The Finance Director assigns work in terms of very general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.
Guidelines include GAAP, internal control procedures, relevant state and federal laws, and county and department policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK
- The work consists of varied accounting duties. Strict regulations and the need for accuracy contribute to the complexity of the position.
- The purpose of this position is to provide financial accounting support for the county's financial operations. Successful performance ensures the efficiency and effectiveness of those operations.
- Contacts are typically with coworkers, representatives of other government agencies, bankers, auditors, vendors, and the general public.
- Contacts are typically to exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT
- The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending, crouching, or walking. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, and distinguishes between shades of color.
- The work is typically performed in an office.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY
- Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
- Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.