March 24, 2019



Auditor’s Office, Deputy Auditor Position

Employment Application

To Apply for this job please send a completed application, resume and cover letter to:
McPherson County Auditor’s Office
P.O. Box 390
Leola, SD 57456
– OR –
email completed documents to: [email protected]


APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5 pm on Wednesday February 27th

The Deputy Auditor works under the direct supervision of the County Auditor. In the absence of the County Auditor the Deputy Auditor will have the authority to operate the office, maintain records and perform work as assigned. In performing the tasks and representing the office the Deputy will follow guidelines as spelled out in the current McPherson County Employee Personnel Policy Handbook. Any benefits, vacations, sick leave and holidays will be in accordance with said policy. The deputy position will be considered a full-time position with a thirty-five-hour week. Exempt from Fair Labor Standards Act Regulations.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED – Works under the direction of the Auditor.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES – The deputy duties will be as follows but not limited to: He / she prepares monthly bills. He / she assists the Auditor with monthly apportioning of tax dollars to cities, township & schools. Complete balance books & general ledger. He/she assists with voter registration & all county and state elections. He / she balances with Treasurer monthly & and assists the Auditor in the preparation of financial statements. He / she assists Auditor with payroll for all McPherson County employees once a month. He / she keeps track of employees’ vacation & sick leave. He / she prepares monthly poor liens to be filed in the Register of Deeds office. He / she performs any other functions assigned by the Auditor.

QUALIFICATION FOR APPOINTMENT REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES – Knowledge of acceptable clerical/ secretarial/office procedures; skill to operate personal computer, word processor, and other required office equipment; ability to work independently, deal tactfully and effectively with co-workers and the general public.


Questions about this position? Contact the Auditor’s Office at 605-439-3314 or [email protected]