POSITION AVAILABLE ANNOUNCEMENT
CITY OF PARKERSBURG
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE ANALYST (Finance)

DEPARTMENT: Finance                                                                                                                                                                                                                             GRADE: H-8 Non-Exempt $14.61/hr

Reports directly to the Assistant Finance Director.

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for customer service on fee billing and payments, as well as the accumulation of information and preparation of collection documentation. Additionally, this position acts as the first point of contact for all customer, internal and external, on behalf of the Finance department.

RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1) Sort mailed payments, reconcile remittances, and prepare payments for posting on account. Review returned mail notifications, research and update forwarding addresses to maintain accurate and reliable records.
2) Greet customers, receive and post payments on account at the window or by phone. Assist customers with questions regarding fee billings, payments, and account history.
3) Prepare check payments for remote deposit capture on a daily basis.
4) Perform end-of-day cash drawer balancing to payment registers & resolve any discrepancies noted.
5) Notify supervisor of payment and posting discrepancies and assist in determining the proper resolution to issues.
6) Counsel customers and present payment options to avoid official collection action.
7) Forward necessary account adjustments with documentation to supervisor for review and posting to accounts.
8) Perform weekly reconciliations of outstanding A/R to the general ledger, resolve any discrepancies and obtain supervisor approval.
9) Monitor estate notices for deceased accountholders and prepare and file estate claims as necessary.
10) Run aged and delinquency reports to identify accounts for collection proceedings.
11) Initiate collection process for delinquent accounts:
• Research and confirm billing and payment history accuracy for legal action documentation.
• Prepare delinquency notification packet for distribution to accountholders and answer any questions that arise.
• Prepare legal notification documents of eminent collection proceedings and answer any questions that arise.
• Prepare suit notification for supervisor review and approval prior to distribution to relevant parties.
12) Distribute all City mail in the mail room.
13) Performs other related duties as assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalent. Accounts receivables and/or collections experience preferred.
Above average computer skills (Microsoft Office – Work & Excel). Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. Above average organizational skills.

Must be able to work well independently and as a team member. Must be able to maintain confidentiality. Must be able to interact professionally with the public.

Applications available at http://www.ParkersburgCity.com
Send applications & resumes to: Personnel Director City of Parkersburg PO Box 1627 Parkersburg, WV 26102

THE CITY OF PARKERSBURG IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS
OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, MILITARY VETERAN STATUS, RELIGION, AGE
OR DISABILITY IN EMPLOYMENT OR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES.
2019.03

POSITION AVAILABLE ANNOUNCEMENT
CITY OF PARKERSBURG
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR (DEVELOPMENT)

 GRADE: S-9 (Exempt)

DEPARTMENT: Development

Reports Directly to the Mayor.

JOB SUMMARY: Provides executive leadership and supervision to a coordinated program of urban planning and development, including comprehensive planning, land use planning, housing and community and economic development. Requires the exercise of considerable discretion and independent judgement. Periodic evening meetings and over-night travel is required.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

1) Plans and directs activities relating to urban planning and development programs, including assignment, scheduling, supervision, and monitoring of Department personnel;

2) Directs and oversees the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Partnership Programs. Parkersburg is an entitlement community and member of the Parkersburg-Wood County HOME Consortium with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

3) Coordinates the City’s efforts, in partnership with other development officials, toward economic development relating to business recruitment, retention/expansion, and new business development;

4) Plans and directs all urban redevelopment/revitalization activities in conjunction with the Urban Renewal Authority, Building Enforcement Agency and other stakeholder groups;

5) Provides technical and professional advice and assistance to department staff, the administration, the Mayor and City Council;

6) Interacts extensively with the community, providing leadership in developing community and economic development strategies.

7) Manages and coordinates grant and loan programs funded by federal, state and local resources;

8) Authority to hire or fire department staff or, make suggestions and recommendations as to the hiring, firing, advancement, promotion or any other change of status of department staff;

9) Performs highly skilled work directing the day to day activities of a department staff, including professional and non-professional personnel;

10) Works with City staff to maintain official records of all federal and state funded projects and programs;

11) Acts as a voting member and/or City liaison to the following agencies: Municipal Planning Commission, Building Enforcement Agency, Mid-Ohio Valley Workforce Investment Board, Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council, Greater Parkersburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, Downtown PKB and the Wood Washington Wirt Interstate Planning Commission.

12) Responsible for assisting members of City Council, developers, businesses and local organizations in developing, planning, designing, coordinating and administering programs and projects;

13) Collaborates extensively with City staff and Department Heads to achieve stated goals and objectives.

14) Creates and administers departmental policies and standard operating procedures;

15) Performs program evaluation in consultation with Department staff;

16) Prepares and/or reviews grant and loan applications;

17) Attends staff, council and other meetings, as required;

18) Prepares departmental budgets and the City’s Five-Year Capital Plan and maintains budgetary controls; and

19) Responds to other matters and special projects as required.

20) Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, economic or community development, city planning or related field; progressive professional experience in the public or private sector in housing, community or economic development, city planning or a closely related field; a minimum of three years’ experience in a supervisory capacity; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. A Master’s Degree in related field is preferred.

Shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of Council.

 

Applications available at http://www.ParkersburgCity.com
Send applications & resumes to: Personnel Director City of Parkersburg PO Box 1627 Parkersburg, WV 26102

THE CITY OF PARKERSBURG IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS
OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, MILITARY VETERAN STATUS, RELIGION, AGE
OR DISABILITY IN EMPLOYMENT OR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES.
2019.03

Employment Application

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Personnel Department
City of Parkersburg
5th Floor
One Government Square
Parkersburg, WV 26101

Completed applications should be returned to the address above.

The City of Parkersburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment.