|Salary||$33.58 - $40.82/hour; $5,821.26 - $7,075.80/month;|
|Date Opened||3/3/2017 8:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||5/26/2017 5:00:00 PM|
Permanent/Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Auburn Area (Applegate, Auburn, Colfax, Foresthill, Meadow Vista, Penryn)
|Additional Forms Required||
Veterans DD214 (if applicable)|
|HR Analyst||Laura Carucci|
Please note that this classification is currently under review as part of a Countywide fiscal class study and the job classification may be subject to change.
The eligible list created from this recruitment will be used only to fill the current vacancies.
The current vacancies are in the following departments.
Financial Reporting - This position will be responsible for providing direct supervision over our Financial Reporting Division staff, compiling complex financial reports such as the CAFR and the SCO Report, interpreting, analyzing and implementing new accounting standards as well as assisting other staff and County departments with complex accounting entries.
General Accounting - This position will be responsible for providing direct supervision over our General Accounting Division staff, preparing the Countywide Cost Allocation Plan and financial reports, providing lead support in multiple PAS modules and support to County departments as well as set-up of PAS structure and maintaining/streamlining General Accounting processes.
Payroll - This position will be responsible for providing direct supervision over our Payroll Division staff, configuring, testing and troubleshooting the ACORN system, and providing highly complex staff assistance to the Auditor-Controller, County departments and special districts.
This position will be responsible for providing direct supervision over the department’s centralized accounting division, preparing monthly financial reports for the Western Placer Waste Management Authority, providing lead support in multiple PAS modules including Cost Allocation and Project Billing as well as set-up of PAS structure and maintaining/streamlining General Accounting processes. This position will also provide lead support in processing bi-weekly payroll in ACORN and have the ability to conduct research using the County codes pertaining to payroll.
To plan, organize, supervise and personally perform professional accounting and auditing work for a department, or major program area or section within an assigned department; to prepare a variety of complex accounting, statistical and narrative reports regarding financial transactions, grant programs, or trusts; to plan, coordinate and conduct audits for County departments, divisions and funds; to provide recommendations for efficiencies and improvements; and to provide highly responsible technical assistance to management staff in assigned department.
This is the advanced journey, supervisory level class in the Accountant-Auditor series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, by the amount of time spent performing the duties and by the nature of the public contact made. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series including performing and/or administering the most complex accounting and financial analyses, auditing functions and typically supervising an entire accounting function with several subordinate accounting and clerical personnel. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility.
This job class may also provide responsible professional accounting services to the County's investment activities.
Receives general direction from assigned supervisory or management personnel.
Exercises direct supervision over lower level professional, technical and clerical personnel. Exercises functional and technical supervision over assigned personnel.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
It is the applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below.
Experience and Training
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Two years of responsible journey level professional accounting experience and/or professional auditing experience performing duties similar to an Accountant–Auditor II with Placer County.
Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting or a related field.
NOTE: Depending on the area of assignment, additional governmental accounting, auditing and finance experience which involves the application of State and local laws and/or governmental accounting standards may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis if:
Experience used to substitute for the required degree cannot also be used to meet work experience requirements.
Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency.
License or Certificate:
May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position and in accordance with the California Vehicle Code. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.
Training & Experience Rating (100%)
Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant’s education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list.
All applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be required to respond to an online Conviction History Questionnaire, which will be sent as a link on their notification that minimum qualifications have been met. Failure to respond to this questionnaire within (3) three calendar days of the minimum qualification notification will result in disqualification from the examination.
Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination, which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation, sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation and/or be bonded.
All new permanent employees, with the exception of sworn law enforcement and those in management and confidential groups, shall be required to join the employee organization or pay an 'Agency Fee' as a condition of employment.
The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied.
Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at: http://www.jobaps.com/placer/sup/abfreenames.asp.
Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment and retaliation is prohibited and that all employees and applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.
The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.