Accountant III - Oakland County

Published Aug 2, 2018

Accountant III
Oakland County

Maintains the oversight of maintenance and accuracy of a variety of complex accounting functions including preparation of accounting books and their subsidiary financial records, special departmental or Countywide fiscal accounts, as well as their data processing applications.  Provides technical expertise for unusual accounting problems, arranges special auditing programs and ensures compliance with appropriate federal and state laws.  Prepares financial and statistical reports summarizing account transactions and calculating costs for budget statements and cost analysis.  Analyzes existing accounting systems and assists in the design and implementation of revised accounting systems to improve efficiency and accuracy.
Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

At the time of application, applicants must:

1.  Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or a closely related field with a minimum of 16 semester hours in accounting; AND
2.  Have had three years of full-time professional accounting work experience.
NOTE: A Master's degree in one of the degree areas listed above may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
3.  Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification.
4.  Successfully complete the six-month probationary period.


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$53,947.92 - $70,387.72 Annually

Full Time with Benefits

Job ID: 2018-146