City of Seneca

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Assistant Finance Officer

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The City of Seneca is accepting applications for
Assistant Finance Officer

General Purpose:

This position will perform a variety of routine and complex professional, administrative and technical accounting and finance functions in maintaining the fiscal records and systems of the City, including general ledger, cash collections, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and other subsystems. Within the Finance Department and under the direct supervision of the Finance Director, the Assistant Finance Officer supervises the Finance Specialist and the Business License Administrator.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of governmental accounting, finance, budgeting, and administration; including knowledge of how various documents and records are formatted for presentation.
  • Knowledge of the laws and ordinances governing municipal budgeting and fiscal
    management, including program budgeting and accounting. Knowledge of structure, functions, and operations of municipal government.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret fiscal records and to prepare accurate and complete reports.
  • Knowledge of business license and permit ordinances and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare accounting reports and records.
  • Considerable knowledge of computers, electronic data processing, and cloud based software programs.
  • Considerable knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of various software packages, including the Microsoft Office suite.
  • High proficiency level of skill in the operations of listed tools and equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, in concepts, and in factual and financial terms and numbers.
  • Ability to communicate with the public and with the municipal staff. Ability to coordinate information between and among the public and staff.
  • Ability to work under pressure and/or with frequent interruptions.
  • Dependable, reliable, and promptness is a must.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree with specialized course work in accounting, finance, or business management.
  • (B) Five (5) years of increasingly responsible finance experience.

Applications are being accepted at City Hall.

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An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
The city of Seneca does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability status in employment or the provision of services.

Contact Info

221 E North 1st St. Seneca, SC 29678

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