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MO - Boone County Missouri Hiring for an Accountant I/II

  • 1.  MO - Boone County Missouri Hiring for an Accountant I/II

    Posted 12-16-2022 01:04 PM
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 12-16-2022 01:03 PM

    Boone County, located in Columbia, MO, is looking for an Accountant I/II.


    Performs professional governmental accounting and budgeting responsibilities including but not limited to preparing and approving entries to the general accounting ledger; reconciling accounts and ledgers; preparing, analyzing, and reviewing annual budgets; performing ongoing budget analysis and review throughout the year; preparing financial statements, schedules, and audit work papers; designing and performing financial analysis procedures; designing and performing testing and training materials associated with the County's ERP system; designing and performing various auditing procedures and programs. This position may also have responsibility for maintaining the County's fixed asset records and for performing budget tracking for various capital projects.


    Full-time, non-exempt, benefited

    Working hours:  

    8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday


    Columbia, Missouri


    Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field and a minimum of three years accounting experience, (five years experience for Accountant II) or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficient knowledge of spreadsheet software (Microsoft Excel), word processing software (Microsoft Word), considerable knowledge of and experience with automated accounting systems. Proficient knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, governmental accounting standards is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as effective interpersonal skills; must possess critical thinking and advanced analytical skills; and be able to work independently without close supervision.

    Starting Hourly Pay Rate:  

    $23.66 - $27.76 per hour (Eff. 1/1/23)

    Join the Boone County team and Make a Difference! Boone County Government offers a competitive benefits package that includes comprehensive health/dental/vision insurance on day one (with options for medical/dental with NO employee premium!), a pension plan, two matching deferred compensation plans, 14 paid holidays, generous sick and vacation leave, and no-cost disability and life insurance options. Boone County is a Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness qualifying employer.

    Deadline for Application: 


    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    Apply Now

    Visit our website and
    apply at: www.showmeboone.com/HR.
    Columbia, MO is a thriving college town and the cultural hub of mid-Missouri, hosting popular events such as the True/False Film Festival and the Roots N Blues BBQ Festival and a diverse art, music, and restaurant scene. Columbia is the fourth most populous and fastest-growing city in Missouri with an estimated 126,254 residents in 2020. Resting upon the forested hills and rolling prairies of Mid-Missouri near the Missouri River valley, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the surrounding Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, Mark Twain National Forest, and Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge, in addition to hiking over 278 miles of our local trails! Many popular destinations are a short drive away, including the Capitol of Jefferson City, the Lake of the Ozarks, Saint Louis, and Kansas City all within a two-hour drive or less.

    Sharry Charest
    Hiring & Retention Coordinator
    Boone County Missouri
    Columbia MO
    5738864395 ext. 0