Accounting Specialist II

Work Type

Closing Date
December 19, 2021
Posted December 10, 2021

Agency Name
Alamance County Social Services

Work County

Job Location
319 N. Graham-Hopedale Road
North Carolina
Job Description

Job Purpose The Accounting Specialist II is responsible for the organization, supervision, and management of fiscal and budgetary operations for the Department of Social Services.  This position requires strong fiscal analytical abilities, fiscal forecasting, budgetary recommendations and an excellent knowledge of the overall operations of the Alamance County Department of Social Services.   This employee will work with agency departments to ensure maximization of funding sources. Responsibilities
  • Performs the day to day operations of agency fiscal unit, ensuring accuracy within the work, approval of purchases and assisting with budget recommendations and development.
  • Provides supervision of unit staff in regards to the planning, directing, monitoring and evaluation of all functions performed within the fiscal department.
  • Assists in the formulation of policies and procedures regarding the department’s budget process and fiscal activities.
  • Accounts for all monies handled by the agency, i.e. trust accounts, emergency assistance, donations, general assistance funds, Crisis Intervention and LIEAP monies, Health Choice fees etc.
  • Reviews and manages contracts within the department, assisting in negotiations and insuring compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.
  • Conducts internal audits to examine financial operations to ensure agency compliance with applicable state and federal laws, regulations, and policies.
Skills & Abilities Education & Experience: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in accounting, business administration, or other curriculum that would provide a core curriculum in financial management coursework and one year of accounting experience; or a two-year degree in accounting from a business school or community college and three years of accounting or auditing experiences; or graduation from high school and six years of experience as an accounting technician, three of which must have been at an advanced level. Computer Skills:  Prior computer skills experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). License/Credentials: Possession of a valid NC driver's license.    
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