$98,024.28 - $120,342.24 Annually
No Application Deadline
Due to current events and the statewide shelter-in-place order, all exam dates and locations are tentative. Applicants will be notified as further information becomes available. Applicants should also check their email on a regular basis for updates.
This is a first-line supervisory classification. Incumbents perform a variety of supervisory tasks involving complex general ledger accounting and reporting. This classification differs from the lower level Accountant III in that the incumbent of the latter may provide either lead direction or supervision and performs complex accounting functions.
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Any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the following minimum qualifications is acceptable.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, business administration or related field.
Four (4) years of experience in governmental accounting, including one (1) year of lead or supervisory experience. Experience in the production of Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports is highly desirable.
License or Certificate/ Other Requirements:
Possession of a Certified Public Accountant Certificate is desirable.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Stage I: The first stage in the selection process will consist of a review of each applicant's employment application and supplemental questionnaire for minimum qualifications (weighted pass/fail). Be sure to scan and attach a copy of your Certified Public Accountant Certificate to your online application, if you possess one. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be given further consideration.
Stage II: The second stage may consist of subject matter experts evaluating and rating the completed supplemental questionnaires. Applicant responses to the supplemental questions must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities listed in the qualifications section of this announcement. The evaluation of supplemental questions may be weighted 100% of an applicant score (before residency, seniority, and/or veteran points, if applicable) and may determine rank on the eligible list. If a sufficient number of quality application packets are received, the supplemental screening may be followed by a third stage and the most qualified applicants will be invited to the next stage. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement to Stage III.
Stage III: The third stage may consist of an oral examination that may be preceded by a brief written exercise (weighted 100%) that will test the knowledge, skills and abilities listed in the qualifications section.
The ranked eligible list may be developed directly from the supplemental screening OR the results of Stage III. Candidates must earn a scale score of 70 in this examination process to be placed on the eligible list for employment consideration.
Applicants are required to submit criminal history information upon request after receiving a conditional offer of employment. If the requested information is not furnished in a timely manner, applicants will not qualify for further consideration and will be removed from the eligible list.
The City of Oakland reserves the right to modify the selection process and date of examination as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity. The information contained in this announcement is subject to change and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
How to Apply
Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least two to three hours to submit your application if you are a new user on the system. APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ONLINE ONLY. You may apply and view current openings by visiting our employment opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm.
If you do not have access to a computer, there are computer stations available at any City of Oakland Public Library. There are also work stations at the Human Resources Management Department, 150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612. Work stations are available during regular business hours (normally 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). Due to current events and the statewide shelter-in-place order, City facilities may be closed to the public.
Our on-line application system is provided by NeoGov. If you have problems while applying online, please contact NeoGov's Live Applicant Support at (855) 524-5627 between 6:00 AM and 5:00 PM Pacific Time, Monday - Friday.
You may also call the City of Oakland Human Resources Management Department during regular business hours at (510) 238-3112 for information; however, we are unable to provide technical support for the online application system.
The City of Oakland is an EEO/ADA Employer.
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