Accounting Manager Job at Berkeley, Alameda County, California

Accounting Manager

City of Berkeley , California

Job Information 



Senior Level


$122,836.06 - $149,291.17 Annually

Application Deadline 


No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


This posting will be continuous until filled. 

The City is currently accepting applications for Accounting Manager.

For more information on this exciting career opportunity:
please follow this link to the recruitment brochure
 Required Qualifications:
Graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, or a major in finance, business administration, systems development, economics, or a closely related field and at least satisfactory completion of a total of 12 units of accounting courses consisting of intermediate accounting, advanced accounting, and governmental accounting.


Five (5) years of professional accounting experience including developing and implementing accounting systems, and at least two (2) years of supervising professional staff. A Certified Public Accountant license is highly desirable.
 Application Process:
Applicants must submit the following:
All materials must be received in our office no later than the closing date, at 5:00 p.m. PST. Postmarks, faxes and incomplete applications will not be accepted. Resumes are not a substitute for a completed application.

The examination process will consist of:
  1. Review of applications for minimum qualifications for the position and to ensure all materials have been submitted.
  2. Applicants meeting the minimum requirements will undergo a competitive review and assessment of their supplemental questionnaire, and education/training and experience to determine the best qualified applicants who will advance to the oral examination.
  3. Oral Examination (Interview) - Applicants passing the competitive review and assessment will be invited to participate in the oral examination.The examination will cover elements of the knowledge and abilities identified in this announcement and/or a writing exercise using a laptop computer
Applicants passing all examination phases will have their names placed on an employment eligible list that hiring department(s) will use to conduct final selection interviews. Hiring Department(s) will contact applicants directly if selected to participate in their hiring/selection process.

Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City should expect to undergo an employment background / reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, and other credentials as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting.

DISCLAIMER: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Tests may consist of any combination of written, oral or other exercises or assessment procedures that test content. Components may include, but are not necessarily limited to, typing, math, reading, writing and analytical skills; problem solving ability; computer and software proficiency, or any other job-related knowledge, skill, ability or qualification. The City may, without notice, change or eliminate any particular assessment component or combination of components as needs dictate.

All City employees are required to provide services as Disaster Service Workers in the event of an emergency / disaster.

STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS: Incumbents in this classification must file a Statement of Economic Interests in accordance with State regulations.
Exam Access Accommodation: In compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations, the City of Berkeley will employ and promote qualified individuals without regard to disability. The City is committed to making reasonable accommodations in the examination process and in the work environment. Individuals requesting reasonable accommodations in the examination process must do so no later than the final filing date for receipt of applications, otherwise it may not be possible to arrange accommodations for the selection process. Such requests should be addressed to the Human Resources Department | 1-510-981-6800 | |2180 Milvia 1st Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704.  Requests can be made via email, phone, or in writing via U.S. mail.
Alternative Application Formats: This application material is available in alternative formats upon request. Alternative formats include audio-format, braille, large print, electronic text, etc. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, 2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley | Phone: 1-(510)-981-6300 | TTY: 1-(510)-981-6347| and allow 7-10 days for production of the material in an alternative format.

The City of Berkeley is an EEO/ADA Employer.


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