Duplin County NC

Accounting Specialist II

DEPARTMENT:   Duplin County Finance Department

SALARY:   $ 16.1779 Hourly / $ 33,650 Annually

OPENING DATE:  October 21, 2019              “OPEN UNTIL FILLED”                                                                                                                    

APPLY AT:   Duplin County Personnel Office
                       County Administration Building
                       224 Seminary Street
                       Kenansville, NC  28349                                                                               

                       “Equal Opportunity Employer”

                       Website Address:  www.duplincountync.com


Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to assist the Finance Officer in planning, maintaining and accounting for County revenue. Employees in this classification perform specialized accounting, data processing, and fiscal control work. Performs related work as required.


The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification.  It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.


Assists with the maintenance of county general insurance and property insurance which includes filing for claims, addition of new property, and allocation of premium to departments by journal entry.

Posts and balances NC Capital Management Trust transactions.

Posts DSS trust accounts deposits and reconciles the trust balances.

Reconciles and balances jail trust accounts.

Posts daily electronic deposits.

Assists with year-end preparation of audit entries and schedules.

Uploads retiree and water drafts and posts retiree drafts.

Monitors and reconciles central depository daily to ensure all transactions are posted. 

Posts and reconciles FSA account transactions. 

Creates journal entries and balances a variety of accounts; prepares and prints a variety of reports in accordance with General Statutes governing County Finance Officers.

Establishes and maintains productive and positive working relationships with co-workers, commissioners, supervisors, departments, citizens and outside vendors and agencies. 


While the following tasks are necessary for the work of the unit, they are not an essential part of the purpose of this position and may also be performed by other unit members.

Assists other staff members in performing tasks.

Provide back up to the administrative office reception desk.

Develops and/or assists with developing financial spreadsheets for internal use or external use by other County departments.

Performs related duties as required.

In accordance with the county’s drug free workplace policy, employees will be subject to pre-employment and random drug screening.


Bachelor’s degree in accounting or closely related field; supplemented by one (1) to two (2) years previous experience and/or training that includes governmental financial accounting; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.