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Chief Accountant/Auditor - Full-time

Kittanning, PA
Overall Responsibilities:  
Maintains the County General Ledger. Performs Account analyses including reconciliations on Assets, Liabilities, Revenues and Expenses. Prepares financial reports as necessary. Performs year-end accruals and closing of the books, and prepares year-end DCED report. Provides information and support to external auditors. Provides information for indirect cost plans, as needed. Reviews payroll reconciliation.  Assists with preparation of annual Liquid Fuels report. Oversees monthly balancing and reconciliation of the Retirement Fund. Reviews for accuracy on federal and state grant reporting in compliance with the Single Audit Act. Monitors and maintains fixed asset inventory.  Develops internal audit programs and/or utilizes internal audit programs already developed as directed by the Controller. Performs internal audits as directed by the Controller. Participates in the annual budget process. Calculates Worker’s Compensation reserves. Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:    
4 year (or 2 year) degree from accredited college or university, preferably in Accounting.  Strong computer skills required.
5 years’ experience working in accounting/auditing, or any acceptable combination of education and experience.  Government and supervisory experience preferred.  Financial software programs experience desired.

Armstrong County considers qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, service animals, familiar status, veteran status, gender, non-job related disability, or any other legally protected status.
For questions concerning this or any other position, please contact the Employment Coordinator at (724)548-3205.

The County of Armstrong is an equal opportunity employer. In recognition of its responsibility to its staff and the community it serves, we reaffirm our policy to assure fair and equal treatment in all of our employment practices, for all persons. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin, nor against any qualified individual with a disability, disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam War.
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