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ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN - PAYROLL

SALARY GRADE 10         SALARY RANGE              $27,537 – 41,306

 

The Finance Department is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Accounting Technician.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Calculates time sheets and time cards ensuring proper overtime compensation and leave records are processed accurately.
  • Process bi-weekly payroll and distributes pay remittances accordingly.
  • Payment of payroll-related accounts payables and maintenance of payroll related financial records.
  • Resolves payroll related discrepancies with department and employees.
  • Prepares various payroll reports for review including W-2s, withholdings, IRS, Form 941, ESC SUTA, NC-5Q 941, etc.
  • Prepares and submits various payroll reports (e.g. leave accruals, overtime, etc.) to departments
  • Prepares journal entries and reconciliations as necessary.
  • Maintains related files.
  • Verifies the deposit records for the Revenue Division
  • Post journals in the General Ledger system that has been created by subsidiary systems
  • Serves as a  back-up to the Accounting Technician-Accounts Payable position
  • Performs other related duties as required. 

 

Desired Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of an associate degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration, or a closely related field.
  • Two years of progressively responsible municipal finance experience.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience, with additional experience substituting for the required college level training on a year for year basis.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associated Degree in Accounting or closely related field.

 

Supplemental Information:

Successful completion of a drug screening, criminal background check, and credit history check are required as a condition of employment.

 

Position is opened until filled. 

 

This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


TOWN MANAGER

 The Town of Spring Lake is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Town Manager.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises department employees which involves such duties as instructing, assigning and reviewing work, maintaining standards, acting on employee problems, selecting new employees, appraising employee performance, recommending promotions, discipline, termination and salary increases.
  • Approves preparation of and submits annual budget to Mayor and Aldermen/women.
  • Recommends organization changes and plans; formulates internal plans, policies, and programs.
  • Maintains operational control and supervision of all department managers and their departments.
  • Coordinates the activities of Town Government with all other agencies within the Town, County, and with State and Federal agencies; develops and establishes policies and procedures for the operation of administrative functions and operational activities of the Town including Fire, Public Works, Recreation, Inspections, Finance, Human Resource .
  • Directs, supervises, and coordinates administrative activities and operations.
  • Prepares the annual operating budget to include capital improvement budget; submits the proposed budget to the Mayor and Aldermen/women for review and consideration.
  • Recommends and administers personnel policies, classification, compensation, and evaluation policies for all Town employees.
  • Monitors the financial condition of the Town.
  • Recommends and administers policies governing purchasing procedures and inventory control.
  • Authorizes the purchase of services, materials, and equipment provided that such items are appropriate in the annual operating budget and capital improvements budget.
  • Investigates complaints concerning administrative matters and personnel performance.
  • Refers to Town ordinances, Town personnel policies, State laws and regulations, government association websites, development plans, publications and reference texts, etc.
  • Provides the Mayor and Aldermen/Women with information, data, and leadership in matters of policy determination.
  • Receives and/or reviews various records and reports such as legal rulings/case decisions, financial records/data, citizen complaints, and bids/invoices.
  • Prepares and/or processes various records and reports such as external letters/correspondence, internal memorandums, press releases, budget/financial reports, and legal opinions/information.
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the Mayor, Aldermen/Women, department heads, employees, other government agency staff and management, and the general public.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field; Master’s degree preferred .
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years of  experience in municipal administration, or closely related governmental field.

 

Supplemental Information:

Successful completion of a drug screening, criminal, employment background check, and driving record check are required as a condition of employment.

 

Position Open Until Filled.

 

This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR

SALARY GRADE 22         SALARY RANGE              $49,453 - $74,180

 

The Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Parks and Recreation Director.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages and supervises assigned operations to achieve goals within available resources; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains, motivates and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed.
  • Provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans; gathers, interprets, and prepares data for studies, reports and recommendations; coordinates department activities with other departments and agencies as needed.
  • Provides professional advice to supervisors; makes presentations to supervisors, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public.
  • Communicates official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general public.
  • Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; prepares annual budget requests; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
  • Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules and expedites workflow, studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
  • Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
  • Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances; performs or assists subordinates in performing duties; adjusts errors and complaints.
  • Prepares a variety of studies, reports and related information for decision-making purposes.
  • Plans, coordinates and directs a diversified year round, town-wide parks and recreation program including the management of the senior center, community center, various fields, parks and open spaces.
  • Coordinates the recreation program with the parks program, other departments, and outside organizations such as the school districts and various community-based organizations.
  • Reviews program area, implements changes or new programs to meet recreational needs of the community; develops, maintains and implements a current parks and recreation master plan.
  • Develops and implements policies, procedures and standards for efficient and effective operation and maintenance of department operations.  Assures compliance with established policies procedures and safety compliances.
  • Promotes interesting parks and recreation programs through publicity, joint program brochures with various community groups, and public contacts; speaks before citizens groups, students and other organizations.
  • Prepares and administers budget for all areas under the parks and recreation department; orders all new and replacement equipment.
  • Prepares cost estimates to plan and provide for improvements in the recreation and park facilities; oversees construction projects of needed improvements.
  • Maintains liaison with other departments as well as state, local, and other public officials.
  • Answers letters of inquiry and talks with visitors; addresses public and civic organizations which will inform the public of policies, procedures and the availability.
  • Supervises and manages the planning of new parks, playgrounds and all of the amenities that would be necessary for the proper construction and maintenance of these facilities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in recreation, education, or physical education including course work in organization and administration; or
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in parks and recreation programs.

 

Supplemental Information:

Successful completion of a drug screening, criminal, employment background check, and driving record check are required as a condition of employment.

 

Position Open Until Filled.

 

This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

SALARY GRADE 24         SALARY RANGE              $54,522 - $81,783

 

The Finance Department is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Director of Finance.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning, organizing, directing and supervising the financial programs, systems and services of the Town.
  • Plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Finance Department operations including accounting, internal audit, budget, cash management and investments, debt management, payroll, accounts payable, purchasing, grant administration, capital assets, financial analyses, revenue billing and collections and other services.
  • Coordinates the preparation of the annual budget, long range financial models, enterprise business plans, and annual financial report, establishes, maintains and secures all financial, general ledger and accounting systems, manages Town’s cash management and investment portfolio, responsible for federal and state grant compliance, audit requirements and timeliness of grant drawdowns to maximize cash flow.
  • Monitors financial condition and prepares revenue projections, cash forecasts, cost estimates, capital and financial schedules for budget and financial planning purposes, develops and maintains policies and internal controls, analyzes, reconciles and oversees the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements and other reports regarding the fiscal condition of the Town. Performs all analytical review procedures and financial documents deemed appropriate, coordinates efforts of underwriting, architectural and engineering, construction, bidding and legal requirements related to bond and debt issuances, directs all financing proceeds including timeliness of draws and investment of balances, conducts internal operational audit studies for various Town functions and departments, including reporting and procedural analysis and recommended improvements, assist independent auditors with annual audit and review of Town financial records..
  • Provides assistance to Town personnel with complex issues and safeguards financial integrity, ability to present information both orally and in writing and advises management and Town Aldermen on all financial matters of the Town.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Public Administration or related field.
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years as a Municipal Finance Director.

 

Special Consideration:

              Master’s Degree and/or Certified Local Government Finance Officer.

 

Position Open Until Filled.

 

This Agency Seeks Diversity in the Workplace.

The Town of Spring Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.