Date Posted: April 21, 2023

Deadline: May 5, 2023

Organization: Greenwood County

Location: Greenwood

City: Greenwood

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $32,932 - $49,398


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Job Description:

Greenwood County, SC
Job Description

Exemption: N/A (Unique and specific examples may alter this
FLSA: Non-Exempt designation. Affected employees will be notified by their supervisors).

Class Title: Accounting Specialist - AP Department: Treasurer

Pay Grade: 108 Revised: 8/30/2021

General Description

The purpose of this class within the organization is to accomplish the administrative tasks of the office and coordinate multiple bills and credit cards for all county employees. Processes Accounts
Payable for all Greenwood County departments; prepares quarterly sales tax reports and assists with monthly and year-end procedures as assigned.

Works under close to general supervision according to set procedures, but determines how or when to complete tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the class as necessary.

Essential Functions:

Enters Request for Check (RFC) for Special Tax Districts and Treasurer’s Office.

Pays vendors and monitors discount opportunities, verifies federal ID numbers and schedules and prepares checks.

Resolves purchase orders, contracts, invoices or payment discrepancies.

Generates journal entries for utility bills. Coordinates with department heads to make sure they are approved and coded correctly and enters them into accounting system.

Reviews and updates accounting ledgers related to accounts payable transaction verifying and posting account transactions to include a year-end reconciliation for audit purposes.

Prepares Special Tax District Quarterly Reports and initiates budget requests.

Reviews related records on a periodic basis according to retention policy, schedules necessary destruction and remits reports to SC State Archives.

Additional Duties:

Assists in opening mail daily and posting checks, cash, and ACH payments in software program.

Reimburses employees, receives and verifies expense reports and requests for advances.

Archives vendor information and prepares IRS Tax Form 1099s.

Reports sales taxes to SC Department of Revenue by calculating requirements on paid invoices and files quarterly sales tax reports.

Issues monthly reports and journal entries for postage usage for all Greenwood County offices.

Monitors for open RFCs.

Disburses petty cash, records entries and verifies documentation.

Performs related work as assigned.

Responsibilities, Requirements and Impacts

Data Responsibility:

Data Responsibility refers to information, knowledge, and conceptions obtained by observation, investigation, interpretation, visualization, and mental creation. Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations.

Copies, transcribes, enters or posts data or information.

People Responsibility:

People include co-workers, workers in other areas or agencies and the general public.

Serves others such as customers, attends to their requests and exchanges information with them.

Asset Responsibility:

Assets responsibility refers to the responsibility for achieving economies or preventing loss within the organization.

Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for materials, supplies or small amounts of money.

Mathematical Requirements:

Mathematics requires the use of symbols, numbers and formulas to solve mathematical problems.

Uses addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and/or calculates ratios, rates and percentages.

Communications Requirements:

Communications involves the ability to read, write, and speak.

Reads routine sentences, instructions, regulations, procedures or work orders; writes routine sentences and completes routine job forms and incident reports; speaks routine sentences using proper grammar.

Judgment Requirements:

Judgment requirements refer to the frequency and complexity of judgments and decisions given the stability of the work environments, the nature and type of guidance, and the breadth of impact of the judgments and decisions.

Responsible for guiding others, requiring a few decisions, affecting the individual and a few co- workers; works in a stable environment with clear and uncomplicated written/oral instructions, but with some variations from the routine.

Complexity of Work:

Complexity addresses the analysis, initiative, ingenuity, concentration and creativity, required by the job and the presence of any unusual pressures present in the job.

Performs semi-routine work, following procedures, with occasional problems; requires normal attention for accurate results.

Impact of Errors:

Impact of errors refers to consequences such as damage to equipment and property, loss of data, exposure of the organization to legal liability, and injury or death for individuals.

The impact of errors is moderately serious – affects work unit and may affect other units or citizens or loss of life could occur but probability is low.

Physical Demands:

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to ten pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Equipment Usage:

Equipment usage involves responsibility for materials, machines, tools, equipment, work aids, and products.

Handles or uses machines, tools, equipment or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of a standard or in selecting appropriate items.

Unavoidable Hazards:

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.


Safety of Others:

Safety of others refers to the level of responsibility for the safety of others, either inherent in the job or to ensure the safety of the general public. (Does not include safety of subordinates).

Requires some responsibility for safety and health of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety or health.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires High School graduation or GED equivalent supplemented by specialized courses/training equivalent to completion of one year of college degree in accounting or office technology.

Requires one year experience in general accounting and accounts payable OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses:


Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

Greenwood County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires Greenwood County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $32,932.00 - $49,398.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • Office


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Contact Name:
Rita Dixon
Contact Phone Number: 864-942-8608
Application Process:
Please submit application and resume to the advertised link
Employer Address:

600 Monument St.
Suite 102
Greenwood, SC 29646
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.