Accounting Technician – Sheriff

October 1, 2021
North Charleston, SC
Job Type



All Charleston County Employees, as a condition of employment must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide their vaccination card.

This responsible position administers operating and capital budgets, applies proper accounting procedures, maintains fiscal records, prepares requisitions and claims, prepares and processes correspondence, and processes the payroll.

HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $18.67 - $25.40

APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2021 OR UNTIL FILLED.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate must have knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles; knowledge of financial office procedures and practices, to include data entry and data processing; knowledge of accounts payable and payroll processes; knowledge of budget preparation; ability to handle confidential and administrative information with tact and discretion; ability to operate a personal computer using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks; and ability to perform job duties with little or no supervision. Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communications skills are essential.

Minimum Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS: Associate's Degree from an accredited institution in Accounting or Bookkeeping, and 2 years of experience in accounting operations; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Must be over 18 years of age. Candidate must be a U.S. citizen; possess a current valid SC driver's license or be able to obtain one prior to hire; No felony convictions. Misdemeanors will be evaluated on a case by case basis; Applicants, with military experience, must have received an honorable discharge. Applicants meeting these minimum requirements must submit to, and successfully complete, all phases of the hiring process to be considered for employment. The process includes, but is not limited to the following: the Nelson-Denny Reading Test, a two-phase background investigation, a credit check, a psychological examination/evaluation, a polygraph examination, an oral interview, and upon an offer of employment, a pre-employment physical examination.

A certified typing score of at least 30 CWPM, taken within the last six months, must be submitted with the application. Only typing tests taken at and certified by Alternative Staffing and the SC Department of Employment and Workforce are accepted.Closing Date/Time: 10/17/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

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