Accountant – Laurel, MS

The Laurel Housing Authority seeks applicants for the following full-time position:

ACCOUNTANT. Salary range is $48,000 – 52,000. Work involves responsibility for directing and coordinating all accounting functions of the Housing Authority. Duties include responsibility for reviewing and recording financial transactions within established systems and procedures and the preparation and maintenance of financial statements and reports. Employee is expected to exercise independent professional judgment in solving problems which arise within assigned work areas. Work is reviewed through observation, periodic audits, communication and the analysis of statements and reports. Excellent Comprehensive Benefit Package including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance coverage, State Retirement System, Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave.

Position requires Knowledge of Governmental and modern accounting principles, practices, and techniques of finance, including accounting, budgeting and reporting. Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in accounting and/or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience required. Must have valid MS driver’s license. Hiring decisions are contingent upon results of a background check, credit check and pre-employment physical including alcohol/drug testing.

Resumes and references must be sent to: Personnel, P.O. Box 2910, Laurel, MS 39442. Deadline for application is Jan 11, 2019 at 4:00pm.
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Updated: January 3, 2019 — 2:11 pm