Thorough knowledge of governmental (fund balance) accounting principles and practices plus an understanding of general accounting practices and standards.
Knowledge of auditing and audit report development and presentation.
Knowledge of budget development, functions, processing, and monitoring.
Strong math and analytical skills required.
Knowledge of the organization and operations of municipal government and of applicable laws governing municipal finance and general finance in Vermont.
Ability to analyze, interpret, and present accounting and fiscal data and reports of findings and recommendations to multiple audiences.
Ability to develop and present oral and written reports.
Extensive experience and understanding of information system software applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains Accounting Software, and online experience with banking and support organizations.