Accountant II

Georgia Department of Public Health

Job Location : Gainesville, GA, USA

Posted on : Wed, 30 Oct 2019 15:05:23 GMT

Job Description :

Location: District 2 Regional Office, 1280 Athens Street, Gainesville, GA 30507Recruitment: This position is open to all qualified applicantsPay Grade: IPosition: 00209482 District 2 Public Health serves 13 counties in northeast Georgia, including Banks, Dawson, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Lumpkin, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union, and White counties. One of the fastest growing regions in the state, District 2 includes rural and urban communities with diverse public health challenges. The mission of public health is to promote and protect the health of people in Georgia wherever they live, work and play. We embrace this mission by serving individuals, families, and communities to improve their health and enhance their quality of life. Come join the team that's changing the face of public health. We are improving the health of Georgia one community at a time. We are focused on understanding community health challenges and developing smart solutions that allow us to make an impact in our community. We are a team of intelligent and committed individuals who are passionate about public health and serving northeast Georgia. If you want to make a difference in public health, you should join our team.In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a generous benefits package that includes employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation & sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.

Job Responsibilities

Analyzes financial information and prepares financial reports to document or maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, or other financial activities within an agency. Evaluates, audits, and maintains accounts and transaction processing to ensure GAAP compliance.

  • Using GAAP, reconciles bank statements, maintains accounting files, balances accounting systems, and prepares internal invoices.
  • Supports accounting functions for 13 health departments and 8 state and federal programs.
  • Responsible for planning, studying, and collecting data to determine costs associated with services provided, workforce, and inventory.
  • Performs vendor audits to include pricing per contracts and statement analysis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of a bachelor's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university AND One year of professional accounting experience OR Completion of a bachelor's degree in a business curriculum which included completion of introductory and intermediate accounting sequence AND One year of professional accounting experience OR Completion of a master's degree in accounting. Note: Some positions may require certifications.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience using SAGE accounting software

Additional Information

To be considered for employment at District 2 Public Health you must complete an online application. This job application can be found at Click on About DPH and then Careers , locate position then click Apply to begin your application. Please make sure you have selected the specific job you are interested in and qualified for. You will receive an email or telephone call if you are selected to participate in the interview process. Please do not send hard copies of application materials. All information can be uploaded to the online system. Applications must include an email address and daytime phone number where applicant can be reached. Incomplete applications may not be considered. Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner and leaders encourages all employees to engage in regular wellness activities and to make lifestyle choices that promote health and well-being. The use of wellness breaks during the workday is authorized to support this philosophy and assist employees in meeting their wellness goals. A maximum of 30 minutes in a given workday may be used to engage in wellness activities, generally in the form of two 15-minute breaks or one 30-minute break. The candidate selected for this position may be subject to pre-employment drug screening and a criminal records check (fingerprinting). In accordance with Georgia's Drug Free Workplace Act, it has been determined that certain positions warrant pre-employment drug testing. As an employee of D2PH, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification. This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified. District 2 Public Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information regarding employment with District 2 Public Health please visit our website at

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