Human Services Finance Specialist


Deadline to Apply:       Sunday, July 10th, 2022 11:59 p.m.

Department:                Finance

Salary Range:              $19.23-$24.04 per hour

FLSA Status:               Non-Exempt

Status:                         Full-Time

Benefit Status:             Eligible for benefits


Performs a variety of highly complex financial functions with emphasis in the Social Services field, including:  accounts payable, accounts receivable, and program payments; preparing and reviewing various financial reports; reconciling and balancing accounts, reports, etc.; preparing analysis and overseeing department deposits; generating reports and checks; following internal controls; and assisting the director in the county budgeting process.


Education and Experience:

Associates Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field; and,

Two to three years of progressively responsible related experience; or,

Any combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (All responsibilities may not be performed by all incumbents.)

Processes accounts payable information, including:  receiving and checking invoices for accuracy; inserting code/vendor information; processing invoices through computer system; balancing invoices to various reports; printing and distributing checks; generating and filing reports; preparing and processing tax-related forms/documents; and creating and submitting monthly newspaper report for accounts payable expenditures.

Processes accounts receivable information, including:  maintaining up-to-date billing of internal and external accounts; following up on collection and allocation of payments, carrying out billing, and collection; reporting activities according to specific deadlines; reconciliation of accounts; and processing adjustments.

Performs various bookkeeping functions, including:  preparing vouchers, invoices, checks, account statements, and other records; reviewing information for accuracy; computing, receiving, and depositing revenue; determining proper account codes; distributing and depositing monies; journal entries; posting and balancing general ledger entries; reconciling and balancing various accounts; preparing trial balances; performing monthly and year-end closing functions; reviewing transactions to ensure conformance to rules, regulations, and procedures; researching accounting problems or questions; correcting errors; reviewing computer information and comparing to manual ledgers; and notifying overdue accounts and requesting payments.

Department payroll, accounts payable, general ledger, and refund activities are entered into state accounting system for reimbursement; reconciles county to state accounting system for expense and revenue; and disputes or adjusts any discrepancies.

Assists the Finance Director in preparing the Social Services budget, including:  making recommendations; preparing forms, reports, and related documents; typing, calculating, and coordinating the completion of the budget.

Monitors budgets, allocations, and grants to stay within state, federal, and county fiscal years; maintains/tracks accounts/records throughout the year; balances and reconciles various accounts; and prepares financial reports and related spreadsheets.

Processes and maintains confidential information.

Enters program payments into various state systems; balances and reconciles; prints reports; approves payments for state processing; and tracks state payment information for 1099 tax preparation; enters 1099 information into county system.

Maintains dual accounting systems in order to receive proper reimbursement and remain within multiple funding years.

Trains and assists internal and external customers on various computer software as it relates to the Finance Department.

Prepares complex, routine and non-routine reports utilizing a variety of software; receives, sorts, and summarizes material for the preparation of reports; prepares work reports; relays and interprets administrative decisions, policies and instructions.

Works with auditors by supplying requested information and answering questions.

Assists county departments and agencies by supplying requested information and answering questions.

Develops and maintains various filing systems; files and retrieves documents in an orderly fashion so that materials can be easily located; coordinates file retention and destruction functions.

Types letters, memos, labels, reports, purchase orders, requisitions, forms, or other correspondence on a computer.

Opens, stamps, sorts, and distributes incoming, interoffice, and/or outgoing mail.


Maintains and upgrades professional knowledge, skills, and development by attending seminars and training programs and reading trade/professional journals and publications.

Follows up on inquiries from various agencies, groups, media, etc., regarding department programs and services.

Creates reports, memos, and other various documents for staff.

Disseminates a variety of information to various agencies, divisions, or departments via telephone, mail, email or FAX.

May serve as backup for other positions within the department.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Moffat County is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
Females/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/ Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Questions?  Contact Human Resources at (970) 824-9195

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