Under general direction from the Accounting Manager or Chief Deputy Auditor-Controller, to perform complex accounting studies and financial analysis of the County's fiscal affairs; to perform the most difficult and complex general and cost accounting work; to provide analytical support to department management relative to complex fiscal matters and for recommending and implementing countywide solutions; to serve as a subject matter expert and provide interpretation, advice, analysis, consultation, and professional support on fiscal and accounting policies and procedures to department heads, other fiscal staff, and external agencies; and to do other work as required.
This classification is in the Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office and performs accounting, fiscal and legal research and analysis. Research and analysis is performed with considerable independence to solve fiscal problems in order to achieve maximum financial benefit to the County and to ensure the integrity of financial records and funds. This class differs from the class of Accountant III by the degree of independence and by the assignment of programs and projects which have major countywide impact.
Thorough knowledge of:
Working knowledge of:
Some knowledge of:
Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, finance, accounting or a closely related field, which must have included at least 12 semester or 18 quarter units from among the following accounting courses: Principles of Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Governmental Accounting, Fund Accounting, Cost Accounting, Auditing, Financial Accounting, or Managerial Accounting
Three years of progressively responsible accounting experience with at least one year of experience in governmental accounting and financial analysis or budget formulation and control.
A Certified Public Accountant Certificate is highly desirable.
Bargaining Unit: 41
EEOC Category: 02
Occupational Grouping: 80
Workers’ Comp Code: 0053