Supervising Accounting Technician

November 13, 2023
San Bernardino, CA
Job Type


The Job

San Bernardino County is recruiting for Supervising Accounting Technicians who supervise a fiscal s upport unit and perform complex paraprofessional accounting work in the maintenance of financial, statistical and fiscal records. Essential duties include assigning, training, and evaluating the work of a fiscal support unit; identifying and resolving problems and determining corrective entries; auditing entries for legality, accuracy, and compliance with established requirements; and searching for, abstracting, and explaining technical data.

A current vacancy exists with the Department of Public Works. The list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and may be used for future vacancies as they occur throughout the County.

For more detailed information, refer to the Supervising Accounting Technician job description.

Minimum Requirements


Must possess three (3) years of (full-time equivalent) experience where the primary responsibility is performing accounting duties and fiscal clerical work in support of accounting functions.
Note: Cash handling for retail sales/food service is NOT considered qualifying.

Must possess eight (8) semester (12 quarter) units of completed college accounting coursework. (Transcripts must be submitted if you do not possess an Associate degree or higher.)
SUBSTITUTION One additional year of qualifying experience as noted above may substitute for the educational requirement.

IMPORTANT NOTES: All work experience and education information must be clearly detailed and demonstrated on the application AND supplemental questionnaire to ensure qualifications are properly considered (resumes are not reviewed). All information must be current and up to date.

EDUCATION Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. (Must be attached if applicable.) Click here for more information on evaluation services.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational, leadership and time management skills, a college degree in accounting, possess experience reconciling financial data across systems, and be detail oriented, courteous and helpful when interacting with customers.

Selection Process

There will be an online assessment which will consist of an evaluation of knowledge and skills in the following topics:

  • Arithmetic
  • Analysis and Problem Solving
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Budgeting and Accounting
  • Leadership and Decision Making

Details of the online assessment process will be emailed. All communications regarding the remainder of the selection process will be via email .
Important: The ability to take pre-employment tests online is a privilege. Please do not take advantage of this benefit. Also, be aware that applicants may be required to take parallel versions of these tests in a proctored setting in order to confirm their identities as the original test takers.

Application Procedure :
Ple ase complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by 5:00 PM, Monday, November 27, 2023 . It is to your advantage to provide as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible, as resumes will not be reviewed in lieu of the application materials.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application as soon as possible. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted, you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application, we have not received your application.

If you require technical assistance , please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application.

EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.
ADA Accommodation:
If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.
Veterans' Preference:
Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

For important information on employment processes and submitting job applications, see links below: Guide to Completing a County Job Application
Applicant Information and the County Employment Process
Closing Date/Time: 11/27/2023 5:00 PM Pacific

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