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Accountant/Auditor Assistant - Controller's Office - Full-time

Kittanning, PA
This is a full-time position, M - F, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

Overall Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  
Assist with Journal entry write-up and input for all transactions that are done electronically or inter-fund.  (Ex. Postage, supplies, IT charges for general fund, etc.)  There is also journal entries to post cash activities for various departments to County’s financial system, New World (AAA senior center accounts, Law Library, Trust and Agency Accounts); reviews contracts, bids, vehicle titles, agreements, and various County documents for accuracy and compliance; acts as liaison for department with various vendors and assists in rectifying any problems encountered; performs data entry for invoices and purchase orders for payment; answers routine questions from general public, internal departments, or refers callers to proper individual; audits accounts payable invoices; assumes duties of co-workers in their absence or on an as needed basis; assist with special projects, Audits, Accounting & Accounts Payable; develops internal audit programs and/or utilizes internal audit programs already developed by experts in the field of auditing, as directed by the Controller; assist with monthly balancing and reconciliation of the Retirement Fund.  Assist with and help prepare and submits annual Retirement Financial Report; assist with internal audits, including Tax Collector Audits and other Internal Audits as directed by the Controller.
Minimum Qualifications:    
EDUCATION/TRAINING: Associates degree from accredited college or university, preferably in Accounting.  Strong computer skills desired.
​​​​​​​WORK EXPERIENCE: 2-4 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, 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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