Accountant – Temporary Part-Time

Nevada County, CA
May 20, 2023
Nevada City, CA
Job Type


Definition and Class Characteristics

Nevada County is seeking an experienced part-time Accountant for the Health and Human Services Agency Administration to support the fiscal unit for the Public Health Department. Our Accountants perform a broad range of duties including:

  • Preparation and review of journal entries
  • Review and approval of AP batches
  • Monitoring and analysis of revenues and expenditures
  • Grant claims and grant report preparation
  • Gathering of data for a variety of financial reports requiring the application of accounting principles and judgment
  • Analysis of financial system reports to verify information, and making decisions on next course of action
  • Grant budgets and County budget preparation and monitoring

This temporary Accountant is intended for individuals who have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting or a related field, and one year of applicable experience. If you have additional experience of more than 2 years, that's a plus.

This position is temporary, part-time. A temporary, part-time employee works on average 20-24 hours but not more than 29 hours per week, for a maximum of 1000 hours per fiscal year. Temporary employees earn sick leave, but are not eligible for other vacation or holiday pay, and are not eligible for medical, dental, or vision benefits, or CalPERS. We also offer flexible schedules to our staff!

Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides important programming to keep us safe and healthy!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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This summary of benefits is not a binding document and is provided as a courtesy. Refer to specific summaries and agreements (MOUs) for specific benefit information.

Sick Leave:

Temporary County employees shall accrue at the rate of one (1) hour of sick leave for each thirty (30) hours worked. Temporary County employees can accrue a maximum of 48 hours of sick leave per fiscal year.

Medical Benefits:

Temporary employees whose assignments average 30 hours per week or more are eligible to enroll in County-sponsored medical benefits.


Any information on this page or links is subject to change without notice. Nevada County Human Resources Department

950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City, CA 95959 (530) 265-7010

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Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2023 6:00 PM Pacific

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