DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is professional accounting work involving responsibility for the development, maintenance and auditing of a town’s financial records. Work is performed under general supervision of the Town Supervisor and/or Town Board, permitting considerable leeway for the exercise of independent judgment. Supervision may be exercised over the work of paraprofessional and clerical employees. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of modern accounting principles, procedures, terminology, reports and records, particularly as they relate to governmental accounting; thorough knowledge of office terminology, procedures and practices; ability to prepare and analyze complex statistical and financial reports; ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; initiative; integrity; tact; courtesy.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
SUBSTITUTION NOTE: Post-secondary level education may be substituted for up to four (4) years of the required experience indicated above on the basis of thirty (30) college credits per year of experience.
10/97; 10/02; 08/09