Public Notice: Please take notice that the Bedford County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a Work Session with VDOT on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm. This Work Session will be held in addition to the Regular Meeting already scheduled for that same evening at 7:00 pm.  Both the Work Session and the Regular Meeting will be held in the Boardroom of the Bedford County Administration Office located at 122 E. Main St., Bedford, VA. The purpose of the Work Session will be to discuss road priorities.

Also, a Regular Meeting has been scheduled on June 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm. The Regular Meeting will be held in addition to the Work Session already scheduled for that same evening at 5:00 pm. Both the Work Session and the Regular Meeting will be held in the Boardroom of the Bedford County Administration Office located at 122 E. Main St., Bedford, VA. The Regular Meeting was scheduled primarily to adopt the FY2019-20 budget; however, other items will likely be added to the Regular Meeting’s agenda as needed.
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IMPORTANT UPCOMING ELECTION INFORMATION: All Bedford County Voting precincts will have a Republican Primary to select a candidate for Sheriff. Voting precincts in the 23rd House District will also select a candidate for the House of Delegates.

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If you are currently registered to vote, you do not need to re-register unless you have made a change to your address or name in which case you need to notify the Registrar in writing. You may also update your voter registration information on-line at the Department of Elections website at





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Attn: Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523

Financial Analyst

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:43,120-55,000 Actual Salary dependent on qualifications and experience
  • Posted Date:05/03/2019




County Administration – Fiscal Management


122 East Main Street, Bedford VA


8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday


The Financial Analyst supports business operations by performing and/or managing a variety of accounting functions, such as accounts payable, capital asset and/or capital project maintenance, grant monitoring, general ledger maintenance, financial reporting, payroll, account reconciliations, and purchasing card reconciliations. Provides counsel and advice to county departments on a variety of financial questions and performs research / analyses as required to do so. Ensures transparency / accountability by assisting in the preparation of financial reports. Assists with the budget development process, including securing and analyzing justification for departmental expenditures, preparing revenue projections, and working with departments on financial issues such as budget transfers and justifications. Supervises staff in assigned area, including selection recommendations, training, assigning work and reviewing/analyzing performance.

Minimum Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited college / university with a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or closely related field and a minimum of two to five years’ experience, preferably in government, or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Thorough knowledge of the theory, principles, and practices of accounting; general knowledge of accounting principles specifically related to governmental accounting; ability to analyze and interpret financial data in order to solve complex accounting problems; ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; ability to take direction and offer technical advice in the field of accounting.
  • Highly organized with ability to multi-task and complete high volume work assignments within tight time constraints with accuracy and attention to detail.Ability to read and comprehend instructions and correspondence.Proficiency in business English and spelling.Proficiency in the use of MS Office applications, including advanced word processing, spreadsheet, and graphics applications with accuracy and reasonable rate of speed.Ability to comprehend county, state, and federal policies, procedures and programs.
  • Strong interpersonal / communication skills.Ability to work cooperatively in a diverse team and / or independently.Ability to establish / maintain effective working relationships with employees, county officials, vendors, external auditors and the public.Strong quality and service minded.
  • Demonstrated experience in supervisory responsibilities with ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of subordinate employees.


  • Advanced degree in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant

Bedford County maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. Drug screening, driving record check,a criminal background check, and previous employer references are required for all positions as conditions of pre-employment. EOE / ADA / Minorities / Females / Vets
















Preferred Experience

Hiring Range

$ 43,120 - $55,000

Actual salary dependent on qualifications and experience


Online: Please provide cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

In Person: Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Suite 202, Bedford, VA 24523

Download Download Financial Analyst Job Post

Date Posted

May 3, 2019


Open until filled


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 Internal Job applicants must use the Employee Transfers Policy.

Or you can call 586-7601 to ask for a form to be mailed to you. You can also pick up the form in person at the Bedford County Administration Building, 2nd Floor, 122 East Main Street, Bedford.