Government Finance Officers Association of South Carolina – since 1984

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Job Details

Accountant III

Gaston County - Gastonia, NC , United States

Job Description:



128 W Main Ave
Gastonia NC 28052

Employment Status

Full Time, Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)

Pay Scale

$54355.00 - $86968.00 per year (Exempt-Not Eligible for Overtime)

Application Closing Date: Open until filled

Essential Duties

The duties listed below are not all of the duties that may be assigned but are those that are considered as essential for an employee to perform.

Manage and support the staff in processing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, etc., 4 direct reports.

Calculate and execute disbursements for tag and taxes, late lists, NSF fees, fines and forfeitures, and school operating and capital expenditures.

Responsible for general ledger account analysis and reconciliation, specifically accounts receivables, accounts payable P-card liability, and Fire District reserve.

Reviewing and approving journal entries and budget amendments.

Assists with process improvement and system implementation, specifically related to P-card and requisitions.

Process executing bank wires and any other projects or duties assigned.

Assists in annual audit, reconciling accounts, preparing schedules, and filling auditor’s requests.

Backup for Accounting Manager and AR Billing.

Other duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business from an accredited college or university. Three or more years in governmental accounting, with 5 years progressive accounting experience, preferable in local government. The candidate selected must undergo a criminal background check and pass a pre-employment drug screening test prior to employment.

Contact Us

Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 1578 Gastonia, NC 28053-1578 
128 W. Main Ave., Gastonia, NC 28053-1578 


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Contact Information

Jan Wiggins
Phone: (704) 866-3111
Fax: NA


South Carolina Human Resources