Systems Accountant III
The Auditor-Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector's office is recruiting for Systems Accountants III to lead Systems Accountants in developing, designing, and reviewing the most complex accounting system and procedure assignments. Essential duties include assisting departments in identifying, defining, and analyzing accounting and financial problems; developing and recommending a variety of departmental accounting systems; preparing procedures for and instructing departments in the implementation of new or modified systems; evaluating the feasibility of accounting systems; and coordinating the conversion of existing systems and procedures.
For more detailed information, refer to the Systems Accountant III job description.
Applications are also being accepted for System Accountant II , which requires a separate application .
Certified Public Accountant Stipend - $750 annual CPA stipend for employees who attain and maintain a valid CPA License.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
1) Applicant must successfully pass a background check prior to appointment.
2) Travel throughout the County may be required. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be maintained for the individual providing the transportation. Mileage reimbursement is available.
Experience: Three (3) years of professional-level accounting experience analyzing, designing, implementing, and/or maintaining computerized accounting systems. Experience must include documenting business requirements, functionality, systems controls, issues, procedures, and/or end-user training materials. Experience must have been obtained within the last five (5) years.
Note: Experience as an end-user of accounting systems is not considered qualifying.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting OR Bachelor's degree in another field which includes 30 semester (45 quarter) units of completed college coursework in accounting or related field, half of which MUST be upper division. A list of completed college coursework or legible transcripts MUST be submitted with the application if the applicant does not possess a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or an active California CPA license.
Substitution: An active California Certified Public Accountant license may substitute for the education requirements. List your number under the license/certification section on your application.
Note: 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.
The ideal candidate will have extensive professional-level accounting experience analyzing, designing, implementing, and maintaining accounting systems; procedures; maintaining system security and workflow; maintaining master data; developing training materials; as well as strong oral and written communication skills enabling them to communicate and translate complex technical accounting system topics in a clear and concise manner.
There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in your Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. The most highly qualified candidates, based on the evaluation results, will be referred for an interview. Be sure to include in your application and supplemental questions your experience in meeting the minimum requirements.
Application Procedure : Applications will be accepted continuously and reviewed bi-weekly. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as this recruitment may close at any time . Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire . To be considered for this excellent opportunity, complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire.
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Closing Date/Time: Continuous