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Project Accountant - (Northeast) Cuyahoga, Lake, Mahoning & Trumbull

Position: Project Accountant 1 - Cuyahoga, Lake, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties
We want you!

As Ohio's chief compliance officer, the Auditor of State makes Ohio government more efficient, effective, and transparent by placing checks and balances on state and local governments for taxpayers. Click here to learn more about our office!


Preferred applicants for this position should live in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties. Work will be done at sites within these counties as well as from home depending on the book of work. 

What will you be doing?

The objective of the Local Government Services (LGS) Division is to serve as a consulting and fiscal advisory group to all government agencies including villages, townships, school districts and other political subdivisions. As a Project Accountant with LGS you will provide financial services including forecasting, reconstruction of financial records, and financial analysis to Ohio’s local governments.

Why work for the Auditor of State?

Working for the AOS will allow you to achieve your career goals without sacrificing your personal goals.

·        Flexible work schedules and locations
·        Rapid advancement opportunities
·        Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
·        Tuition and professional exam reimbursement
·        Excellent benefits and retirement plan

These are just a few of the incredible benefits that the AOS has to offer you. You deserve a life outside of work and that’s what we can offer!

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university (Accountancy degree preferred)
  • OR successful completion of at least 16 semester hours or equivalent in accounting or related field from an accredited college, university, trade, technical or vocational school beyond high school level
  • OR possess at least three years’ experience in accounting or related field per Section117.09 of the Ohio Revised Code
  • Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license.

That’s it! So, if you want to join an agency with a friendly work environmentcompetitive salariesrapid advancement opportunitiescreate your own work schedulehave the option to work from homehave part of your education paid for, and the opportunity to work on behalf of Ohio taxpayers, then the Ohio Auditor of State is right for you.

The Auditor of State is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including sexual harassment), national origin, age (40 years or more), ancestry, disability, military status, genetics or veteran status (Vietnam, Desert Storm/Shield, or Disabled).