ACCOUNTANT

Employer: Montgomery County, VA Economic Development
Job Location: Christiansburg, Virginia
Category: Accounting/Finance
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 5/15/2024
Closing Date: 5/29/2024
Montgomery County, Va Economic DevelopmentMontgomery County, VA Economic Development
The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Montgomery County, VA through economic growth. Montgomery County is a growing technology oriented community nestled in the beautiful mountains of Virginia and is home to Virginia Tech and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg. We ensure this growth through business retention, expansion, and attraction programs, developing sites/buildings, and supporting local workforce development.
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Job Description The Montgomery County Finance Department has an immediate opening for Accountant.  Reporting to the Assistant Finance Director, the position processes and reviews accounts payable (AP) invoices for Montgomery County departments and other related entities to ensure accuracy; reviews County credit card bills to ensure appropriateness and accuracy of charges; trains and instructs staff in other departments on entering AP invoices and running financial reports; prepares revenue transmittals; prepares journal entries and account reconciliations; researches, prepares, and submits various tax forms; assists with Public Service Authority (“PSA”) customer questions and service applications; researches and provides information as requested by County officials and/or independent auditors; monitors, processes and reconciles bond account transactions, and similar duties.
 
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or related field required; two years of related experience preferred.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to analyze data and evaluate reports and possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
 
Starting salary $51,054 - $61,285; starting pay dependent on experience/qualifications, plus excellent benefits (health, dental and vision, flex spending, life, disability, VRS retirement, 401 & 457 retirement options, onsite clinic, wellness programs, and much more).  Qualified candidates should submit an online application with a resume and cover letter at:  www.montgomerycountyva.gov/HR.  Application review begins immediately, position open until Wednesday, May 29, 2024, or until filled. For application accommodation for disabilities, contact Human Resources at (540) 394-2007. 
Montgomery County, VA, is committed to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer and certified Virginia Values Veterans (V3) organization, we are dedicated to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention, or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/sexual orientation/gender/identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
 
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