Accountant (Senior) (#304030)
Works independently receiving general supervision from a management level position.
May supervise the work of clerical and paraprofessional staff. May lead one or more Accountants (Entry) and/or Accountants (Journey).
· Utilize personal computer using word processing and spreadsheet computer program applications and Federal/State automated accounting and cost reporting systems.
Use basic office equipment.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university with a major 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, or Auditing.
Experience: Three years of professional accounting experience
Note: Possession of a Certified Public Accountant Certificate may be substituted for the education requirement.
Some positions in this class will require the applicant to possess a valid California driver’s license, Class C, by the time of appointment.
Employees must keep their licenses, certifications and registrations current and failure to do so may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement.
Employees in this class will most often be working in an office setting.
Independent Travel: Some positions in this class will require employees to travel independently, for example, to perform work at other work sites, to attend meetings with other County employees, etc.
Hours of Work: Incumbents may be required to work weekends, holidays, irregular hours, on-call, and after normal business hours.