Job ID:  26409107

Company:  Burleigh County Human Resources

Application Type:  Seeking Full-time (post graduate opportunities)

Job Title:  Accounting Specialist - Detention

Description:  Under the supervision of a Training Sergeant in the Detention Center, performs accounting and administrative support functions related to prisoner accounts, detention center billing, and related detention center administrative functions. Oversee all transactions, including but not limited to: bond payments, bank deposits, nurse charges, EMS charges, work release charges, account closures, property releases of monetary funds and commissary credits. Maintain inmate accounts which includes collect money, issue receipts, balance and reconcile accounts, maintain and disburse funds. Review reports and databases to ensure accuracy and completeness. Prepare bank deposits, record account deposits, inmate medical costs, phone card purchase orders, and bail bonds. Reconcile assigned checkbooks, bank statements and credit cards. Review and confirm accuracy of employee timesheets, and enter into payroll data base. Maintain proper record keeping of timesheets. Prepare weekly Trustee Inmate payroll working with Programs personnel ensuring accuracy. Prepare monthly income reports and disburse funds as needed. Maintain inmate property release slips and retrieve property prepare and package inmate property for shipment. Receive and refers telephone calls, assists members of the public, receives payments, completes and processes various applications and documents, arranges appointments, and other general clerical duties. Review submitted travel vouchers for accuracy and forward for employee reimbursement. Minimum Qualifications: Associate s Degree with major coursework in accounting, office support, or business, five years of work experience in accounting and office support duties or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires knowledge of general accounting processes, procedures, or methods, and work experience with knowledge, skill, and ability in duties similar in type and complexity to those performed at this level. Must be proficient with word processing and spreadsheet software such as MSWord and Excel.

Application Instructions:
Apply online at: http://www.burleighco.com/jobs/