Fiscal Analyst, Town of Waynesville (closes 3/16/2020)

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Closing:  March 16, 2020
Salary:  $40,400 annually

The purpose of the class is to perform technical, administrative, planning, coordinating and executing the accounting functions of the Town’s Finance Department. The class works within a general outline of work to be performed and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor cash balances in the central depository
  • Maintain all payroll GL accounts, to include expense and subsidiary accounts reconciliation
  • Review monthly and quarterly reports to ensure proper agencies have received required remittances and reporting
  • Maintain fringe benefit GL accounts
  • Maintain disbursement records
  • Reconcile all bank and investment accounts monthly
  • Reconcile cash deposits to the ledger daily
  • Compile and submit reporting for OPEB, LEO, and Retirement Pension Plans
  • Compile annual financial reports to include but not limited to LGC 203 and COLL 91
  • Coordinate and prepare accounting, and related financial statements and reports
  • Prepare and provide payroll related schedules and reports for the annual audit
  • Assist in procedures for annual fiscal and calendar year end close
  • Conduct independent research and analysis
  • Managing fiscal processes, projects or programs
  • Municipal Accounting
  • Gathering data, analyzing findings and applying logic and reason
  • Interpreting, monitoring and reporting financial information and statistics
  • Authoring and preparing original reports, documents and presentations
  • Monitoring project schedules, status and compliance
  • Organizing and maintaining fiscal program/process documentation, schedules, records and files
  • Coordinating deadlines and prioritizing competing demands
  • Providing customer service
  • Utilizing a computer and relevant software applications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Principles and practices of program administration and management.
  • Principles and applications of critical thinking and analysis.
  • Principles and methods of qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Best practices, trends and emerging technologies.
  • Project management principles.
  • Modern budget practices.
  • Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations (based on assignment).
  • Customer service principles.

Education and Experience

Required

Associate’s degree in accounting/finance.

Preferred

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration and two years of professional finance, budget analysis or accounting experience. Some assignments may require experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or public sector accounting and budgeting.