Financial Analyst

Employer Name Town of Hillsborough, NC   Address 105 East Corbin St.
Job Type Full-time, Permanent   Address 2
Experience 2 - 5 Years   City Hillsborough
Education Bachelors Degree   State North Carolina
  Zip Code 27278

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Job Description

The following duties are representative of this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Maintains and balances the general ledger and subsidiary ledgers; makes entry adjustments for accounts, as needed; prepares month end and year end reconciliations and closings of general ledger accounts and journal entries.

Monitors daily cash receipts, payroll entries and invoices; balances receipts to the general ledger, and corrects errors.

Reconciles bank accounts for the town, Tourism Development Authority and Tourism Board.

Ensures compliance with NC General Statutes, GAAP, and other state and federal regulations.

Prepares a variety of financial reports and analyses related to general ledger accounts, funds and costs; receives and/or reviews various records and reports including payroll information, purchase order requests, food/beverage reports and bank statements.

Assists town employees as needed to analyze grant applications, monitors, tracks, and submits reports to banks and funding agencies.

Assists with the monitoring of the departmental operating budgets, and other budget related inquiries; assists department heads in analyzing operations and makes recommendations.

Prepares mandated state and federal reports, including quarterly and yearly payroll reports, annual tax return, Powell Bill and street maintenance reports.
Assists in the compilation of information, analysis, data entry and research for the annual audit; prepares audit schedules, performs journal entry adjustments, tracks capital assets, compiles relevant information and research.

Provides backup support for bi-weekly payroll, support for unusual, high-level billing and collections tasks, and backup to the assistant finance director in his/her absence; assists other staff with complex accounting issues.

Evaluates, recommends, and initiates internal controls, policies and procedures.
Participates in software testing and upgrades.

Performs research and analysis of trends and other financial issues.

Performs other related duties as required.

Required Skills

Requires a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Description of Benefits: Salary / Commissions / Bonuses / Other

Salary range: $46,110-$73,775

A competitive benefits package is provided:

12 paid vacation days/year
12 paid sick days/year
12-13 paid holidays/year
6 weeks paid parental leave
Employer-paid medical insurance
Employer-paid dental insurance
Employer-paid vision insurance
Employer-paid life insurance
Local Government Retirement System
401(k) plan with 5 percent contribution by the town
Longevity pay plan
Employee Assistance Counseling Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Transfer of sick leave from another North Carolina state or local government agency will be considered.

Employees have the option to cover their dependents and domestic partner on the town's group policy at their own expense through payroll deduction. The Town may make other group insurance plans available for its employees upon authorization of the board.