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Employer: Reno County
Division: County Health Department
Job Title: Accountant
Salary: $0 


Job Description:

Employer:    Reno County                                                                                                    

Department:  Health Department

Job Title:  Accountant

Salary: D.O.Q.

Job Number:  1211RN – Position Open Until Filled

Position Opened:  07/06/2018

Job Objectives:

Incumbent is responsible for overseeing all general ledger activity, overseeing codification of revenues and expenditures as well as report development for the Health Department.

Essential Job Functions:

PLEASE CONTACT RENO COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES FOR A COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION.  In coordination with the county Financial Specialist, ensure the accurate and timely reporting of the overall financial transactions of the Health Department within the requirements of the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB_ and other financial regulatory bodies, in order to communicate an accurate and complete understanding of the Health Department’s past, present and future financial condition to the Health Department and county decision-makers and interested outside agencies (lenders, federal regulators, grantors, etc.).  Ensure the accurate and timely preparation and presentation of the Health Department’s financial statements, both for external reporting and for internal management.  Audits and ensures Health Department compliance with the regulations and requirements regarding federal and state granting/funding programs.  Provides internal audits of accounts and processes, and provides external auditors with the assistance required for an accurate and successful audit of the Health Department’s financial records and processes.  Champion the preparation of the annual budget(s) for each grant and the Health Department.  Responsible for identifying, protecting and maximizing the safety, accuracy and productivity of each of the Health Department’s important financial accounts.  Actively manage cash and cash reserves to ensure the Health Department’s ability to cover its financial obligations as they occur.  Actively oversee accounts receivables in order to reduce late payments and bad debts.  Actively oversee accounts payable and payroll in accordance with county and grant operations(s).  Actively oversee inventories.  Ensure reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.  Ensure Health Department pays all vendors in a timely and accurate fashion.  Contribute to Quality Improvement initiatives and performance measurement systems.  Coo0rdinate with other agencies and institutions, particularly in the development and process of special projects.  Perform community engagement as needed on behalf of the agency.  Occasionally provide direct services if needed in program areas.  Represent the agency on occasions at local or state meetings or events.  Keep Director informed appropriately, regarding unusual or significant mattes.

Job Standards:

A Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance (MA/MS) or a Master’s of Business Administration degree (MBA) preferred or a Bachelors of Accounting, Finance and/or Business Administration and with ≥ 2 years’ experience performing various accounting and moderate financial analysis.  Proficiency in Microsoft Access, Excel and word as well as the greater Microsoft Suite and proficiency in accounting based software, NewWorld (preferred), Quickbooks, etc.  Incumbent must be willing to receive vaccinations for communicable diseases, as necessary and appropriate.

Testing/Screening Requested:

Must pass a pre-employment Physical Capacity Profile and Drug Screen.

Equipment:

Operate all job-related machinery, equipment, tools and other aids as required, necessary, or needed in the performance of these job functions.

Work Environment:

100% indoors.  Moderate amount of noise from phones, printers and clients with small children.  Duties are primarily performed in climate controlled surroundings; however, there may be occasional exposure to varying temperatures (+/-) throughout the building.

This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.

Reno County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reno County is an at-will, equal opportunity employer.  Reno County provides Family Medical Leave (FMLA) benefits to eligible, covered employees.  Reno County considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.  Reno County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities.  If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Renee Harris, Reno County Human Resources by phone at (620-694-2988) or by email at renee.harris@renogov.org.  Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com.  You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Reno County prohibits employment of family members when such employment will create a situation where one person is in the direct chain of command and supervises, manages, or will be supervised or managed by another family member.  Family members are defined as spouses, biological parents, children and siblings, in-laws, grandparent, grandchildren, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, adoptive parents, children and siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, step-parents, step-children, and step-siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, or individuals with whom an employee has a close personal relationship such as domestic partners, cohabitants, and significant others.  Employees are expected to disclose relationships covered by this policy whenever they come into existence.



Vacancy Number: 1211RN

Open Date: 7/6/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: