Employment Opportunities


HELP WANTED:  The Jerauld County Board of Commissioners will accept applications for Director of Equalization until the position is filled.  Applications can be picked up at the Jerauld County Auditor’s Office located in the Courthouse at 205 Wallace Ave. S. in Wessington Springs, SD or call the Auditor at 605-539-9301.  Applications may be sent to PO Box 422 in Wessington Springs, SD or hand delivered to the Auditor’s Office.  Jerauld County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MINNEHAHA COUNTY invites applications for the position of:  Property Tax Administrator

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the date the position closes.

SALARY:     $24.07 – $25.92 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 01/06/16  CLOSING DATE: 01/27/16 05:00 PM
GENERAL INFORMATION: The Minnehaha County Auditor’s Office invites applications for Property Tax Administrator to perform a variety of professional and supervisory accounting work.

**Applications must be completed online at jobs.minnehahacounty.org. Please include a cover letter and resume with the online application.  The hiring range for this position is $24.07/hr – $25.92/hr with salary growth potential to $34.86/hr.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE: Supervise the annual tax levy process. Calculate tax levies for all taxing entities within the County. Review tax requests for compliance with state regulations. Verify computer generated bills balance with total tax requests.  Serve as a resource to local government officials throughout the levy process. Provide property tax and valuation information to taxing entities within the county for use in bond financings and annual audits. Prepare complex statements and reports related to the annual tax levy process for submission to the state. Prepare monthly tax apportionment ensuring that tax payments are credited to the correct taxing entities according to established mill levies. Perform month end reconciliation of vault and office cash with County Treasurer and prepare monthly reconciliation of cash to bank balance to ledger balance. Close out property tax year annually.  Submit payment requests and maintain financial ledger for all general obligation bond accounts.  Process all abatements.  Assist County Commission and other County departments in the preparation of annual budgets. Prepare complex exhibits for the annual financial statement. Perform annual update of continuing disclosure documents reporting the County’s valuations, indebtedness, and various other economic data.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration or related field plus three years of progressively responsible professional accounting work. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process. Working knowledge of the principles and practices common to governmental and fund accounting. Working knowledge of state laws affecting the apportionment and disbursement of Minnehaha County funds. Working knowledge of real estate classification and valuation in South Dakota. Ability to work effectively with staff in other county departments. Skill in operating standard office equipment with speed and accuracy. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://jobs.minnehahacounty.org
415 N Dakota Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
605-367-4337 jobs@minnehahacounty.org
Minnehaha County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran’s status, genetic information, or any other protected group in accordance with state and federal law. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by contacting Human Resources at (605) 367-4337.