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Accounting Specialist

Georgia Municipal Association


Listing Summary

Accounting Specialist

The purpose of this position is to provide excellent customer service to member cities while supporting key business accounting processes in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Front line customer service support for inquiries on billing, retirement, accounts payable and other matters.

Prepares Retirement assertions, valuation documents and loads to document repository for member city self-service access.

Initiates accounts payable workflow automation.

Post payments received from all sources for all funds.

Imports contribution payments from member cities into pension software.

Initiate/Setup wire payments, processing payments in loan software, and supports the creation of special request invoices.

Processes Federal and State tax deposits for pension plan retirees.

Downloads transactional data into life and health database.

Provides general accounting and the journalizing of externally initiated ACH drafts.

Performs bank reconciliations

Answers questions regarding accounts receivable balances and reconciles payment processing issues with customers. 

Researches and resolves accounts receivable issues with customers.

Supports distribution of invoices for Retirement, Life and Health, Workers Compensation and Property and Liability funds.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related field. Technical knowledge of accounting regulations, policies and procedures or a demonstrated ability to quickly ramp up. Strong demonstrated computer desktop application computer skills to include the Microsoft Office suite, experience with accounting applications preferred.

 

To apply: Please send resume to applications@gmanet.com

 

Listing ends on:

10/7/2021