County of Alameda

Accounting/Financial Support I (SAN) TAP (#0199N)

Bargaining Unit: Unrep - Related to SEIU 616 (039)
$19.08-$47.70 Hourly / $0.00-$0.00 BiWeekly /
$0.00-$0.00 Monthly / $0.00-$0.00 Yearly


Under supervision, incumbents are assigned a variety of clerical accounting, general accounting and/or financial service duties to fill in for various temporary needs countywide.     


This class consists of positions that are filled on a temporary basis through the Alameda County Temporary Assignment Pool (TAP) Program.  TAP employees are a provisional, services-as-needed (SAN) employee of the Human Resource Services Department under the TAP Program.  TAP is responsible for placing incumbents on temporary assignments within departments and agencies.  Assignments may vary from a minimum of four hours and generally not exceed 18 months.  Duties and pay rate may vary based on the job classification of each temporary assignment.   The Accounting/Financial Support (SAN) TAP series differs from the Administrative Support (SAN) TAP series in that the former focuses on accounting and finance support and the latter on clerical and administrative support.   The Accounting/Financial Support I, (SAN) TAP differs from the Accounting/Financial Support II, (SAN) TAP in that the former is designated as a 75-hour class and the latter is designated as an 80-hour class.


NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.  

1.  Conducts internal and on-site audits of unit facilities and grants, as needed.

2.  Prepares and maintains financial records; provides written reports and documentation of findings; utilizes computer based systems to process payments, prepare billing and collection accounting reports.

3.  Maintains accurate records and files related to work performed.

4.  Operates a variety of standard office equipment including a word processor and/or computer.      


The equivalent of at least one year of full-time experience providing clerical accounting, general accounting and/or financial support services.  

OR   The equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college our university (120 semester units or 180 quarter units) with a major in Accounting, Finance or related field.   

NOTE:  The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination  


Knowledge of:  

·  Modern office practices and procedures.

·  Business arithmetic.

·  Principles and practices of finance and accounting.

·  Financial record-keeping and auditing practices.

·  State and Federal laws, rules and regulations impacting governmental financial accounting and budgeting.

·  Computer applications related to the work such as word processing, data bases and spreadsheets.  Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.  

Ability to:  

·  Operate 10-key adding machine and standard office equipment.

·  Identify and correct errors in a variety of mathematical calculations.

·  Maintain attention to detail and accuracy while meeting deadlines.

·  Maintain accurate financial records and audit data.

·  Audit and reconcile financial, accounting and budgetary documents and records; maintain journals and reports. ·         Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

·  Prepare clear and concise reports and correspondence.

·  Establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and the public.

·  Adapt quickly to new work environments.

·  Organize and prioritize work to meet critical deadlines.  


TAP employees may become eligible for medical and dental benefits upon the completion of a specified number of hours.  Additional benefits may be effective upon hire.  Please see Employee Benefits Center for more information.  


DRH:jf  11/14/17

Newspecs:  0199N

CSC Date: 3/28/18  

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