County of York
November 18, 2021
York, Pennsylvania
Contact Name
Luana Taylor


Position Summary

This is a senior level position that receives limited supervision within a broad framework of policies and procedures.  Employees in the position possess a comprehensive understanding of the accounting processes, internal controls, bookkeeping procedures, automated accounting systems, fund accounting, accounting system requirements and full knowledge of applicable laws, statues, and rules. They will apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and provide support technical assistance for departments and/or programs of the County of York.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  • Six years of experience in an accounting position
  • Knowledge of accounting practices and procedures along with GASB’s and FASB’s
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Proficient with 10 Key calculator and computer keyboard
  • Must demonstrate strong analytical skills
  • Must demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Must demonstrate a high level of confidentiality
  • Must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must demonstrate attention to detail
  • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to perform advanced mathematical calculations


Essential Requirements


  • Monitor compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and County procedures
  • Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Review and post other Accountant’s journal entries
  • Review and post cash receipts from the Treasurer’s Office
  • Complete cash transfers on banking website
  • Accurately review completed cash transfers by other Accountants on the banking website
  • Reconcile bank accounts monthly
  • Maintain vendor file in financial software
  • Maintain proper documentation for processing of 1099 miscellaneous forms
  • Reconcile and maintain unclaimed money held by County
  • Process payroll and run/save appropriate payroll reports
  • Reconcile payroll taxes and initiate payments accurately
  • Prepare federal & state quarterly tax returns
  • Maintain record keeping system to manage fixed assets
  • Prepare yearly schedules for depreciation of fixed assets for external auditors
  • Maintain and reconcile County vehicle titles and listing
  • Prepare and submit annual Payroll & Finance survey
  • Interface with all County departments and agencies answering questions and providing technical/professional guidance
  • Determine proper handling of financial transactions and approve transactions within designated limits
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned by supervisor
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