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Graduation is upon us and due to the unforeseen circumstances of COVID-19, 2020 graduates will not have a traditional graduation. The Town of Princeville would like to recognize and congratulate all graduates by having a graduation parade on June 13th from 11:00am-1:00pm! If you know of any 2020 graduates (high school or college), please contact the Town Hall at 252-823-1057 or Mayor Bobbie Darnell Jones for parade instructions.

 Princeville Town Hall meeting will take place tonight.

If anyone would like to submit a public comment, please send it via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and put “Public Comment” in the subject heading. Also, anyone can call the Town Hall to share public comments at (252) 823-1057. All submissions must be received on or before May 18th by noon. For the record, please include your name, address and phone number with all public comment submissions.
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Freedom Hill Clinic is testing new and current patients for COVID-19. The testing is done by curbside as well as in the clinic. You must first call the clinic. The clinic will direct you to a hotline extension (491) that will determine if you should be tested curbside or need to see a doctor in the clinic.

Freedom Hill Clinic
Address: 162 NC-33, Tarboro, NC 27886
Open ⋅ Closes 5PM
Phone: (252) 641-0514



The Town of Princeville is currently seeking a finance officer for employment.

Please visit: https://www.indeedjobs.com/town-of-princeville/_hl/en_US?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XWjLOi4YeVNLikN87qYWwuQNGUps3qVMK8


Job Description


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree with coursework in accounting, finance or related field and extensive experience of an increasingly responsible nature in public financial management or equivalent combination of education and experience. Government Accounting experience preferred.


Certified Local Government Finance Officer designation or the ability to obtain within six months of employment and or Certified Accountant (Preferred)


Possession of or ability to obtain, valid North Carolina driver's license within six months of employment.


JOB DESCRIPTION: This job a full time contractual position. Performs duties that oversees daily transactions, journal entries, amendments, deposits, disbursements, and other documents to the general ledger; reconciles monthly bank statements; prepares various financial reports, tax reports, and other reports required by the State and other external agencies. Position performs all duties and exercises all powers incumbent upon or invested in Town finances by state law. Work is performed in accordance with the charter, ordinances and general law, and requires initiative, judgment, and ability to work effectively and independently with the public and other officials.



  • Prepares budget; monitors budget for Town;
  • Ability to use Quickbooks and ADP;
  • Posts or oversees daily transactions, journal entries, amendments, deposits, disbursements, and other documents to the general ledger; reconciles monthly bank statements;
  • Prepares various financial reports, tax reports, and other reports required by supervisor, State, or another external agency;
  • Oversees the processing of accounts payable and checks for paying bills and invoices;
  • Reviews departmental budget requests for accuracy and justification of resource allocation and expenditures;
  • Works closely with the Town Manager in directing the formulation of Town financial policies and in the preparation of the annual budget;
  • Prepares budget amendments and performs fiscal analysis; 
  • Processes purchase orders; checks for appropriate line item and budget authorization; enters encumbrances into budgetary accounting data base; researches inquiries regarding purchase orders, requisitions, payments, and other accounting issues;
  • Performs various posting, printing, and calculating of accounts for month and year end closing, budget figures, and budget amendments;
  • Reviews and verifies time sheets; prepares payroll checks; performs payroll reporting such a FICA, tax withholdings, deferred compensation, retirement, W-2s, etc;
  • Analyzes different accounts for estimate of new budget figures, assists with budget preparation and proposes budget amendments;
  • Assist auditors during annual audit of Town financial records;
  • Follow up on finance findings with recommendations to improve the system;
  • Submit monthly financial statements to the Town Manager and Board, as directed; 
  • Maintains accounts payable records and files.



  • Be objective, impartial, plan, direct and oversee all Town functions.
  • Gain cooperation through communication, discussion, professionalism and persuasion.
  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences and recommendations to the Town Manager.
  • Proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
  • Interpret and apply Town policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Interpret and apply laws, ordinances and regulations.
  • To manage time wisely while working independently in the absence to supervision.
  • Keep the Town Manager abreast of all matters in his/her absence.
  • Prepare a variety of clear and concise written documents, reports and records.
  • Meet all timeline expectations.
  • Direct the retention/destruction of official records in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Effectively respond to requests and inquiries from staff and the general public.
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities.
  • Operate modern office equipment (e.g., computers, copy machines, faxes, etc.).
  • Provide information and organize materials in compliance with laws, regulations
  • and policies.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and written.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both internal and external.




Environmental Conditions: 

  • Office environment; exposure to computer screens or other office equipment; public contact. 

Physical and Mental Conditions:

  • Essential functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time.
  • Lifting and carrying weight of 10 pounds or less; reaching;
  • Extensive use of computer keyboard; near visual acuity for composing reports using a computer, and/or as specified in the job analysis.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Work performed under the general supervision of the Town Manager.




Job Types: Full-time, Contract


Salary: $17.00 to $22.00/h