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Accountant C (County Clerk)

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Location: Memphis TN

Company Name: Shelby County Government

Occupational Category: 43-3031.00,Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Date Posted: 2020-02-12

Valid Through: 2020-03-13

Employment Type: FULL_TIME


Position Summary
Works under the general supervision of Accounting Manager to perform advanced professional accounting work, data analysis or auditing work involved in scheduling, analyzing, processing and maintaining policy level financial, statistical, and data control reports and records with wide latitude for the exercise or initiative and independent judgment.

Pay Grade: 48 Minimum Qualifications
100.00% - 1. One (1) year of experience in the use of accounting principles, techniques and theories; and

2. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor"s degree in accounting or finance; OR

3. An equivalent combination of related education and/or experience.

1. Performs daily and monthly reconciliations.

2. Maintaining and reconciles the general ledger and produces monthly financial reports to the County Trustee, County Finance, and municipalities.

3. Assists in annual audits and posts journal entries to proper ledger accounts.
4. Verifies each Clerk"s balance sheet figures with their deposit figures by recounting all entries; resolves all discrepancies as needed; combines entries and deposits to a master sheet and makes deposits.
5.Verifies, recounts and deposits for the Mail and Inventory Department, Business Tax, Marriage and Notary.
6. Prepares all monies in downtown area to be picked up by armored service.
7. Keeps a daily ledger of all receipts for the City of Memphis Business Tax and Auto Registrations and writes checks to city at appropriate time.
8. Maintains an adequate supply of currency in vault for distribution as needed.

9. Writes all refund checks; and writes monthly check to the State of Tennessee for taxes and renewals collected, marriage licenses sold and notary licenses sold.
10. Disburses monthly all money collected for city registrations for Bartlett, Germantown, Collierville, and Millington, which also includes refunds and adjustment records.

11. Disburses cash drawers, collects deposits, paperwork and decals for Clerks in downtown office; and accounts for petty cash periodically.
12. Counsels Clerks in overages and shortages and thoroughly explains balancing procedures; answers routine and complex inquiries concerning Motor Vehicle regulations and procedures.

13. Performs other related duties as required or directed. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
KSAs and Others - 1. Knowledge of laws and procedures that apply to motor vehicle registration, business tax procedures, marriage, etc.

2. A familiarity with basic data processing or statistical techniques.

3. Knowledge of departmental procedures.

4. Knowledge of accounting theory and practices and auditing procedures.

5. Knowledge of budgeting, fiscal management and purchasing procedures.

6. Ability to make arithmetic computations and tabulations quickly and accurately.

7. Ability to prepare reports; and to establish and maintain a system of record.
8. Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating decisions, situations and preparing information.
9. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.

10. Ability to work with co-workers and public citizens with courtesy and tact.

11. Ability to operate standard office machines, MS Word, Excel and Access. Special Requirements

Must pass a PCI background investigation (local and national background check