The Town of Milton NC seeks qualified applicants for the position of Finance Officer. The Finance Officer, under the supervision of the Town Mayor, is responsible for the disbursement and accounting of revenues and expenditures.
Work involves performing budgetary accounting, general ledger, financial reporting, accounts payable and payroll oversight, budget preparation and other fiscal tasks. This employee must exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative in performing fiscal control responsibilities. Work is performed in accordance with established municipal finance procedures, local ordinances and policies, and NC general statutes governing the responsibilities of local government Finance Officers. Qualifications include considerable knowledge of general fund accounting. Candidate must be knowledgeable in use of Excel, Word and Quick Books, as well as the preparation of complex and interpretive financial analyses and statements on a monthly basis.
Candidates should have 5 years of experience in a municipal or county government finance office, NC local government expertise preferred. Candidates should have graduated from an accredited college or university with a four-year degree in Finance, Accounting, Public Administration, Business or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The selected candidate must be able to be bonded. This is an average of 12 hours a week, with a salary range of $18-$20/hr. There is not a benefit package.