Job Opening 
Post Date: 05/20/2024
Assistant Director of Accounts & Budget

This is very professional, financial, and administrative work assisting with all accounting and financial operations for Marshall County government.  Activities associated with the job include assisting with the preparation and review of financial statements, financial planning activities and coordination of annual state audits and assisting with the annual budget preparation process and the supervision and oversight of accounts receivable and accounts payable processes.  Additional activities include reconciliation of various accounts, monitoring the budgets of county departments, assisting with the coordination of insurance reporting requirements, preparing financial reports, and assisting with grant funded programs and initiatives.  The incumbent is also responsible for the assisting with the supervision of departmental staff, forecasting income and expenditures and maintaining grant documentation and files for various departments including solid waste, health department, library, emergency management and veteran services office.  Job responsibilities require thorough experience in accounting and finance (preferably in a governmental setting), strong organizational, interpersonal, supervisory, and decision-making skills, dedicated attention to detail and considerable knowledge of county government offices and departments including internal financial relationships, auditing standards, and reporting requirements. Job performance is evaluated by the Director of Accounts and Budgets through review of the thoroughness and accuracy of financial transactions and operations, knowledge of county government operations including acceptable financial standards, practices and financial reporting requirements, level of support provided to county government operations and interpersonal, organizational, and decision-making skills.

Necessary Requirements of Work
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Accounting or closely related field; thorough experience in accounting and financial administration of a complex nature including supervisory responsibilities; thorough experience managing multiple financial accounts and performing advanced accounting transactions including forecasts, depreciation, amortization, etc.; excellent organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills, dedicated attention to detail; or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Necessary Special Requirements
  • Possession of a valid Tennessee Driver’s License and the ability to obtain vehicle insurance at standard rates.
  • Must pass a criminal background check prior to employment.
  • Thorough knowledge of commonly utilized public accounting practices and procedures including the accrual of funds, amortization, and depreciation schedules, use of internal controls, debt funding, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of financial administration and acceptable accounting practices and reporting requirements utilized by county governments in the State of Tennessee.
  • Thorough knowledge of the laws and regulations pertaining to the management of and accounting for public, private, and nonprofit funds including all applicable IRS rules and regulations, GAAP, GASB and applicable T.C.A. statutes.

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.
  • Paid sick leave, vacation leave (after 6 months), bereavement leave, and birthday leave.
  • Optional benefits available at reasonable rates.
  • TCRS benefit retirement plan.

  • Application and Job Description may be picked up from the Marshall County Human Resources Office, 3309 Courthouse Annex, 3rd floor, Lewisburg, TN 37091 or obtain from
  • Completed application and resume will be accepted by the Marshall County Human Resources Office until the position is filled.
  • No late applications will be accepted.  No phone calls please.