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McKenzie County is currently accepting applications for a full time Auditor/Treasurer.  This is an appointment by the McKenzie County Board of Commissioners to fill the unexpired term through March 31, 2019. 


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Public Administration with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred
  • At least five (5) years of experience in accounting, auditing, and finance with a minimum of three (3) years in a public sector financial-management role

o    The position may be underfilled if the preferred candidate is assessed as not meeting all of  the requirements of this position, but has the potential to meet all of the requirements if provided with training and development


  • Responsible for the review of data regarding accounts payable payments, preparations of checks, and financial transfers
  • Monitor financial activity of special projects and application of State and Federal reporting and allocation
  • Ensure all actions taken by the Board of County Commissioners are accurately recorded in minutes, ensure minutes are furnished to the newspaper for publishing, and ensure that all records maintained by the Board of County Commissioners are kept in compliance with ND Century Code, and prepare and prioritize Commission meeting agendas
  • Participate in Commission discussions and bring objective information forward
  • Prepare preliminary and final budget, monitor variances between actual and budgeted expenditures, monitor and prepare reports on County budget expenses, and maintain inventory/fixed assets record of County property
  • Supervise office staff including scheduling, work assignments/ special projects, training, counseling, and evaluating
  • Responsible for duties as outlined in NDCC Chapter 11-08, NDCC Chapter 11-13, and NDCC Chapter 11-14

McKenzie County offers an excellent benefit package including:

Health Insurance – Health & Child Care Flexible Spending Program Group Life

Insurance – Retirement – Optional Deferred Comp Plan

Vacation – Sick Leave – Paid Holidays

Job Description & Employment Application available online at

An applicant who is a resident of North Dakota and eligible to claim veterans’ preference must abide by the Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines available at and submit any documentation with an otherwise complete application.

Submit resume and/or application by mail, email, or hand deliver to:

McKenzie County Human Resources
201 5th St NW
Watford City, ND 58854

Equal Opportunity Employer


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Job Description - Auditor/Treasurer

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