|Date Opened||11/8/2019 4:30:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||11/25/2019 12:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$5,362 - 6,794 / Month|
|Job Type||Open & Promotional|
THE JOB: Under direction, to perform professional accounting and fiscal work including establishing and maintaining fiscal records and preparing accounting, statistical and narrative reports; to analyze the need and requirements for and to develop new accounting systems, and to improve existing accounting systems; and to do other work as required.
THE REQUIREMENTS 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 bachelor’s 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. OR Possession of a Certified Public Accountant Certificate. OR Four (4) years of full-time experience as an Accounting Technician or higher-level position for Santa Cruz County AND at least 12 semester or 18 quarter units from the above listed accounting courses.
Please Provide transcripts if units are to be used to determine eligibility.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS: Background Investigation: Fingerprinting is required.
Knowledge: Working knowledge of accounting principles, practices and procedures; business law; and the application of data processing to accounting operations. Some knowledge of auditing principles and practices; and office practices and systems.
Ability to: Learn to perform a wide variety of governmental accounting work; analyze and evaluate accounting problems and take appropriate action; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; develop pertinent accounting and related data to prepare reports and statements; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; and learn to operate a personal computer, or computer terminal; and design programs to store, retrieve and analyze data.
THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date.
Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600.
To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S.
Note: Provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.
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