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Financial Accountant  


Collect and distribute monthly and annual financial information as required by the City Council, City Manager and Chief Financial Officer. Provide 100% customer service to our internal and external customers.

DCA reports and Unclaimed Property reports yearly.

Work with and assist auditors during audit.

Maintain fixed assets for Thomasville Utilities and General Government. Enter and delete fixed assets in the GEMS Fixed Asset System, track monthly depreciation and reconcile to the General Ledger.

Create detailed budget spreadsheets and participate in budget meetings with department heads, the City Manager and City Council.

Balance ad valorem taxes each month with the General Ledger to assure accuracy and correctness of postings. Prepare check request for Thomasville City Schools and balance outstanding taxes annually for audit purposes.

Prepare Department of Energy annual reports for Thomasville Utilities.

Prepare various monthly recurring journal entries for Thomasville Utilities and General Government.

Produce a full set of financial statements for Thomasville Utilities and General Government on a monthly basis and distribute to key personnel. Also, prepare financial statements for component units as necessary.

Reconcile & distribute Utilities monthly work-in-progress.

Calculate and distribute monthly franchise fees.

Record monthly accounting journal entries. Process intergovernmental transfer tickets.

Maintain and distribute monthly sales reports.

Distribute ad sales revenue.

Calculate and distribute telephony liability accounts.

Maintain telephone deposit accruals.

Handle quarterly write-offs.

Balance inventory monthly of Utilities, Airport Fuel and Golf Course.

Balance Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.

Conduct various cash audits quarterly.

Position Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required. 2 years experience in governmental accounting preferred, along with 2 years experience using governmental financial software. Must be proficient in Word and Excel. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers. Must possess good oral/written communication skills. Must possess the ability to prepare and maintain various reports, as required or assigned.

Physical/Environmental Requirements Mobility to work in typical office settings using standard office equipment is required. In addition, vision to read printed materials and computer screen and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone.  
Location City of Thomasville  
About the Organization Our Vision

An innovative organization exceeding community expectations.

Our Mission

We create and deliver exceptional service to our community through a culture of safety, courtesy, professionalism and efficiency.

Our Values

We are a diverse group of individuals working together to serve the Community.

We are humble and treat each other the way we want to be treated.

We are honest, fair, and accountable for our actions.

We reward creativity and imagination that improves service.

We are proud of our Community and strive to serve with excellence.


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