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Senior Accountant

Appalachian Council of Governments
January 20, 2017
Greenville, South Carolina

We’re looking for an organized Senior Accountant to join our team at the Appalachian Council of Governments, a regional government agency. The Senior Accountant will work closely with our Finance Team and the Aging Department and handle day-to-day accounting functions for the Aging Program. Performs technical, administrative and professional accounting duties in the creation and maintenance of accounting records and the review and analysis of financial transactions for the Aging Program.
• Prepares, monitors and amends Monthly Aging Program Financial Reports and In-House Budgets with the Aging Program Director
• Reviews monthly Client Data Reports and files and prepares turn-around documents to provider with questionable eligibility and prepares reimbursements to provider agencies
• Reviews Monthly Service and Fund Request from contracted providers
• Provides monthly Invoices to State Unit on Aging for contracted awards
• Reviews, monitors, supports and provides training regarding fiscal responsibilities to the Aging Program Providers
• Communication of fiscal concerns to Aging Program Director
• Prepares and analyzes the Aging Program related schedules for the Annual Audit Report
• Improve systems and procedures and initiates corrective actions with sub-recipients in coordination with the Aging Program Director

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration, or a closely related field
• Knowledge of Federal and State Program requirements and State Data Base for reporting is a plus
• 5+ years of progressive accounting experience and responsibility
• Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office, accounting software, spreadsheets and databases and expertise with Excel Spreadsheets is a plus
• Excellent organizational, problem-solving, project management and communication skills
• Detail and action oriented with a strong work ethic
• Good working knowledge of Federal regulations and familiarity with Older Americans Act programs is also a plus
March 7, 2017
Resumes and salary requirements may be emailed to or mailed to
South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments
Attn: Loretta Smith, Human Resources Director
PO Box 6668
Greenville, SC 29606
Loretta Smith