$6,601.53 - $8,102.03 Monthly
01/15/2021 05:00 PM PST
The City of Rohnert Park is seeking an Accountant to join our fast-paced Finance Department. The Accountant performs a wide range of professional accounting work for the City, including preparing financial statements, reviewing fiscal records, monitoring financial transactions, and providing budgetary control for assigned funds and City departments.
The ideal candidate will possess a related Bachelor's degree and at least one year of professional accounting experience within a governmental or non-profit organization with a similar financial environment (size and complexity.) He or she will demonstrate knowledge of the principles of accounting and financial administration for a public agency, as well as the ability to prepare a variety of financial statements and reports, perform financial analyses, make budget projections, and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
To be considered for this opportunity, please visit "Job Opportunities" at www.rpcity.org for an online application and the required supplemental questionnaire. Work history must include all employment for the last ten years. All applications will be screened for completeness and possession of minimum qualifications. Applications will be reviewed in detail to identify the most qualified candidates to interview.
You may submit a resume or other relevant documents to further describe your qualifications; however, "See Resume" will not meet the requirements to submit a complete application, including employment history, or be accepted in lieu of responses to supplemental questions. If you need assistance applying online, please click on the Application Help/FAQ's link:
If you are a CalPERS retiree, you may not work for the City of Rohnert Park more than 960 hours per fiscal year, July 1st through June 30th, nor in a regular, i.e., permanent, position. Work assignments must be temporary, i.e., typically limited to 12 months.
Under general direction, performs professional accounting work, including auditing, analyzing, and verifying fiscal records and reports, preparing financial and statistical reports, providing information to City staff regarding accounting practices and procedures, fund balances. and reconciling general ledger accounts; assists in preparing the City’s annual budgets; prepares year-end audit reports and schedules; and performs related duties, as assigned.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general supervision from the Supervising Accountant. Exercises technical and functional direction over and provides training to lower-level staff.
Incumbents perform the full range of routine and complex departmental accounting and record-keeping programs under minimal supervision. Responsibilities require the use of tact, discretion, and independent judgment. Successful performance of the work requires thorough knowledge of governmental accounting practices and procedures, fund accounting, and fiscal management. This class is distinguished from the Accounting Supervisor in that the latter is responsible for more complex and higher-level accounting functions and exercises supervision over the Accountant classification.
EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only)
Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking and/or driving a vehicle between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 10 pounds.
Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
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