Company: Gloucester County
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Starting Salary $34,988 +/- Depending on Qualifications
Examples of Duties
Under supervision, performs fiscal control and governmental
accounting work in the Finance Department to ensure County and
School Board debts are paid accurately and on time. Duties include
auditing, processing and reconciling invoices, purchase orders and
P-card statements, and the preparation of associated reports.
Employee must exercise independent judgment and initiative, and
attention to detail in ensuring proper and timely payments. Reports
to the Accounting and Budget Manager.
- Examines payment vouchers and related purchase orders (if
applicable), and P-card statements and invoices for accuracy,
appropriateness of charges, taxes and appropriate signatures;
ensures discounts are applied and vendor payment procedures comply
with County policies, procedures and ordinances; prioritizes
invoices in accordance with probability of cash discounts as well
as other terms of payment; verifies required supporting
documentation (e.g. training application, receipts, etc.) is
attached or submitted.
- Prepares invoices, vouchers, and P-cards for payment using a
computer-driven financial management system; enters data for
processing; calculates batch totals and reconciles with computer
- Computes batch totals by designated deadlines; generates cash
requirements reports; coordinates payment of invoices and vouchers
by completing necessary check request forms; secures appropriations
from County Treasurer to cover expenses of accounts payable;
develops and updates accounts payable tickler file.
- Assists with records management processes to ensure proper
disposal of all records, files, and documentation according to
Virginia State Library and Archives.
- Files and maintains a variety of financial and statistical
records; compiles financial data into routine reports requiring use
of a variety of accounting formats.
- Posts and files routine budget transfers and journal
- Responds to inquiries from other departments and vendors
regarding payment of invoices; researches information to determine
current status; and explains County payment policies regarding
remittance for goods and services.
Possession of a high school diploma/GED, supplemented by
college-level course work in bookkeeping or accounting.
Two (2) to three (3) years of related accounting or bookkeeping
experience. Additional education may be substituted for
To be considered for this position, your online application must
include your cover letter, and resume.
A minimum of 3 professional references MUST be listed on the
application. (Note: Professional references are individuals who can
attest to your job-related knowledge, skills and abilities while
working or in a volunteer capacity AND are not family or personally
related. Professional references should include job title, company
name and address, phone numbers and email address if
Keywords: Gloucester County, Newport News , Accounting Technician, Other , Gloucester, Virginia
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