Dauphin County Controller’s Office is currently accepting applications for a full-time, day shift position of Audit/Accounting Manager. Responsibilities of this position include managing financial transactions, planning and performing professional financial audits and quality management review audits to assure compliance with Federal, State, and County rules and regulations including the Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and conducting investigations in accordance with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ guidelines and standards.
Minimum Education, Experience, and Training Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in accounting, business administration or a related field. Accreditation as a Certified Public Accountant is a must; five to seven years of auditing experience at a managerial level is preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position. Must have a working knowledge of Windows/Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access in addition to other software as needed. A favorable criminal background check is required.
The Controller is the elected Chief Fiscal Officer of Dauphin County who supervises fiscal affairs, as set forth by the Pennsylvania County Code for Counties of the Third Class. The Controller is required by these Pennsylvania statutes to maintain and keep all fiscal and accounting records and to assure compliance of all financial and fiscal records in accordance with the latest standards and pro...cedures of the accounting profession. The Controller perpetually monitors all contract, agreement and lease payments to ensure that no payment exceeds the limits or terms of those documents.
The Controller is responsible for filing the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and associated General Purpose Financial Statements with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Community and Economic Development. The Controller supervises accounting professionals within the County’s fiscal structure and verifies the entry of financial information into the County centralized governmental accounting system. The Controller also reconciles, adjusts and closes all County general ledgers; prepares all County financial statements and accompanying reports.
The Controller is the Secretary of the Dauphin County Retirement Board, and Dauphin County Prison Board and serves on the Dauphin County Salary Board, and Local Emergency Planning Committee.