Otsego County is a growing community which offers a host of year round recreational activities with easy access to trail networks, river systems, inland lakes, parks, ski resorts, large forested areas, and world-class golf. Downtown Gaylord is alive with a variety of new eateries and shops and a central pavilion that is full with weekend entertainment, a farmer’s market and a variety of festivals.
The Accountant position performs specialized work of a financial nature. Under the supervision of the Finance Director, serves as an accountant, producing complex reports and financial information, and providing high level guidance to other departments regarding the County’s finances. Under the supervision of the County Treasurer, serves in a supervisory and administrative role supervising and training staff, performing customer service functions and managing day-to-day activities of the Treasurer’s Office. Also acts as the County Treasurer in the Treasurer’s absence.
Minimum Employment Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or related field and two years of progressively more responsible experience in governmental accounting and supervision. Must have thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of governmental accounting, and generally accepted accounting principles as well as considerable knowledge of general ledger and bookkeeping activities, the maintenance and processing of financial information, performing reconciliations, balancing accounts, researching financial discrepancies, preparing financial reports and documents, and maintaining detailed and accurate records. Michigan Driver’s License is required.
Otsego County offers a competitive salary beginning at $46,873 and a comprehensive benefit package.
If you are looking to part of a high energy collaborative team, go to www.otsegocountymi.gov for a complete job description and to apply online.
Otsego County is an equal opportunity employer.