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Job Opening: Accountant
Department: Accounting
Posting Date: August 3, 2022
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM, Monday through Friday. Ability to work extended hours, when needed.

Position Description

Entry level accounting position in the Office of the Controller responsible for updating and maintaining financial records for the County of Delaware.

Duties of Position

Under direct supervision of Accounting Manager and general supervision of First Deputy Controller:

Reconfirm data used to determine retirees’ monthly pension payments

Reconfirm refunds of former employee’s retirement contributions

Reconciliation of cash advances to actual expenditures incurred for employee travel

Assist with the preparation of unclaimed property report for escheating to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey in accordance with the established guidelines

Help maintain a list of all outstanding checks for Accounts Payable and Payroll

Assist with the maintenance of unclaimed property check list on the Controller’s website

Assist with the preparation of the County’s Annual Comprehensive Financial Report, including closing of various funds

Assist with the accounting of County assets in Fixed Asset module in accordance with the County's administrative code

Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual account reconciliations

Various duties and special projects as assigned


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the field of Accounting or an Associate's degree and more than two years of experience in an accounting or financial information support role or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Mastery of intermediate skill level in Word, Excel and internet search software.

Strong organization skills. Must be able to prioritize and multitask with limited supervision.

Excellent analytical skills and strong written and oral communication skills.

Ability to work well with others as part of a collaborative team.

Strong commitment to customer service, with a proactive and positive attitude toward assisting others.

Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of governmental accounting

Knowledge of SAP.


To apply, please fill out our online application form.

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  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000

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Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.

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