Franklin-Southampton Area Chamber of Commerce

108 West Third Avenue Franklin, VA 23851 

Phone: (757) 562-4900   Email

Utility Billing Accountant

Southampton County
Job Description
Position Title: Utility Billing Accountant

Location: Southampton County Administration Building

Description: Generates and maintains utility billing records; Establishes new accounts in system; Provides information, answers questions, and responds to complaints; Researches information on accounts and related billing, payment, and meter reading activities; Initiates work orders in regards to connections/disconnections, high usage, or other meter problems; Assists the Public Utilities Director with other administrative activities including, but not limited to, payroll, coding of bills, ordering supplies, and budget preparation. Works closely with County Administration, the Finance Department, and Treasurer’s Office; Directly reports to the Public Utilities Director;

Special Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or related field preferred; Experience performing general accounting/fiscal work preferred; Experience in local government and use of the Bright/AS400 System preferred; Proficiency in MS Office applications, including Excel and Word required; Possession of a valid driver’s license;

Starting Salary: Negotiable depending on qualifications - $43,616 to $55,611

Benefits Include: Health insurance, Virginia Retirement System, Paid Leave and Holidays Closing Date: Open until filled - May close at any time

Application Process: Applicants must apply on a County application which may be obtained from: County Website Email In-person County Administrator’s Office 26022 Administration Center Drive Courtland, VA 23837 Applicants are required to return their completed application to the County Administrator’s Office at the address above or to Tina Bradshaw via email at Applicants are also encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume with their application. Southampton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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