JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE POSITION OF
COURT ACCOUNTANT II
SALARY GRADE 19: $51,958 - $77,936
Unclassified Position in the Superior Court Administrator's Office
(Current Vacancy in Superior Court Administration)
CLOSING DATE: October 25, 2021
Fulton County Government COVID-19 Notice
Participation in the County's COVID-19 Vaccination Program is a condition of employment with Fulton County.
All Fulton County employees are required to either be immunized by vaccination against COVID-19
or be tested weekly for the detection of COVID-19.
Superior Court is Georgia's busiest trial court of general jurisdiction. The Court seeks to provide a forum in which legal disputes between citizens can be resolved in a fair and efficient process with attention to equal access, impartiality, efficiency, and safety. After joining the Court, you will become part of a fast-paced team dedicated to providing the citizens of Fulton County with the service they deserve.
Incumbent in this class performs process duties related to carrying out accounting duties requiring independent judgment, including reconciling accounts, monitoring account budget status, completing transactional and informational reports, and performing administrative duties.
- Posts adjustment entries, reconciles accounts, and monitors budget status of accounts. Reconciles bank statements, balances activity statements, and researches dishonored checks. Interprets court documents and makes appropriate adjustments and entries.
- Modifies and deletes data entry transactions as necessary and completes reports. Ensures budgets are being processed correctly and on time. Provides accounting and statistical information and input for decision-makers.
- Prepares and completes various forms, reports, correspondence and other documentation. Compiles data for use in preparation of department reports.
- Prepares monthly revenue reporting.
- Designs and maintains analytical reports and maintains computerized and/or hardcopy accounting records. Assists with contracts administration procedures.
- Researches information for customers and external auditors. Communicates with other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
- Provides lead direction to accounting or financial support staff as required. Assists with training for employees.
- Provides lead assistance in the absence of the Senior Accountant.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Requires knowledge of cash handling and banking procedures. Governmental Accounting Procedures (GAP). Budgeting processes and internal financial control procedures. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). General office practices, procedures, equipment, and technology.
Requires skill in using spreadsheet, database, word processing, presentation, and financial management software. Understanding, using, and explaining Court-specific computer applications to manage court processes, gather and analyze statistics, and create reports. Keyboarding and entering data. Organizing, filing, and recordkeeping. Applying accounting procedures and principles in carrying out a variety of accounting tasks. Analyzing information using spreadsheets. Recording, analyzing, verifying, reconciling, and reporting accounting transactions. Building sustainable working relationships with other County personnel, officials, and the public. Communicating effectively with coworkers, supervisor, and the public. Generating enthusiasm and support for program objectives.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field required; and two or more years of experience performing accounting duties; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Factor 1: Decision-Making
Operational: In carrying out the process, there is a choice as to what and how operations will be completed.
Factor 2: Complexity
Patterned: Studies information to determine what it means and how it fits together in order to get practical solutions.
Factor 3: Purpose of Contact
Collect/Exchange Information: Purpose is to exchange or collect information. Involves relaying learned information that the receiver can readily understand in order to solve factual problems, errors, or complaints.
Factor 4: Line/Staff Authority
Work Leader: Partially accountable for the work product of others, including timeliness, correctness, and soundness.
This job description indicates, in general, the nature and level of work, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties, or responsibilities. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.
Superior Court of Fulton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Department: Superior Court Administration
This is a non-management position
This is a full-time position
Salary grade: 19: $51,958 - $77,936
Closing date: October 25, 2021
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