The salary listed on this flyer and our County Website does not reflect the 6% salary deduction implemented for all classifications effective July 1, 2012.
This position is assigned to the General Ledger Division of the Auditor-Controller's office. The Auditor-Controller's office is an elected position. The responsibilities include complex accounting tasks related to fixed assets, capital leases and special districts. Preparation of the State Controller's budget schedules and the State Controller's report is also a major component of this job.
Community Services Agency:
The incumbent in the Community Services Agency's position is responsible to perform complex, professional accounting work under minimum supervision.
The position is assigned to the Finance and Operations Division of CSA and has lead assignments in budgeting, general ledger reporting, and cost accounting responsibilities associated with agency public assistance and program services and support operations.
The position will have the following primary assignments: Accounting analysis, general ledger reconciliation, cost accounting and financial reporting; journal entries; management reporting. Responsible for all accounting processes, tracking, monitoring, and claiming of the Agency's Operating, Electronic Data Processing (EDP), and labor costs. Responsible for oversight of the quarterly County Expense Claim (CEC) template preparation. Responsible for maintaining accounting backup documentation and ensure audit trails exist. Prepare budget projections and assistance with the review of internal controls. Compile data and perform financial analysis for special projects as assigned.
The Stanislaus County Community Services Agency (CSA) is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in our community. With over 800 staff in seven locations, serving over 120,000 citizens each year, we are the largest social service organization in Stanislaus County. CSA offers services in: Adoptions; Child Protective Services; Foster Connections; Medi-Cal; Adult Protective Services; Child Care; CalFresh; General Assistance/Relief; CalWorks; Foster Care; In Home Supportive Services; and Welfare to Work.
Provide budget projections and assist in the preparation of the County budget
Prepare and analyze financial data and/or statistical reports
Perform professional level work in general and cost accounting and auditing
Devise, recommend and establish new financial systems and procedures
Develop and recommend improvements to existing financial systems
Design, enhance, produce spreadsheets as needed for accounting systems and documentation
Compile data, prepare reports, prepare financial statements, and coordinate and perform special studies as assigned
May evaluate the work of other professional and/or sub-professional accounting personnel
Participate in difficult and complex studies for funds or trusts, agency accounts, and traveling as necessary
Work with various departments or programs and consult with department heads
or program coordinators, officials from various state and community agencies, management staff and other interested parties on financial policy, practice and methods
General Ledger Speciality positions:
Maintain the fixed asset module
Record bi-annual fixed assets inventory
Provide fixed asset training to users
Prepare monthly and yearly fiscal close of the fixed assets module
Reconciles fixed asset module to general ledger
Provides supporting annual audit financial statement schedules
Prepare debt payment requests
Prepare debt schedules
Prepare written notice to trustee and to Treasurer for transfer of funds
Confirm and reconcile Economic Development Fund loans
Maintain and reconcile the cash balance for advances related to special districts
Record special districts cash transactions
Track capital leases and prepares journal entries to adjust the liability
Prepare complex journal entries
Approve journal entries
Review Board Agenda items and approve the related budget journals
Set up Oracle coding structure
Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience):
Skills, Abilities and Knowledge:
Perform journey level accounting procedures, compile and analyze statistical data and prepare complex financial statements and reports
Train, supervise and evaluate work of entry-level accounting and clerical staff
Develop and organize accounting systems and coordinate with computerized data information systems
Interpret and apply fiscal policies, practices and methods
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Operate computer spreadsheet, database and word processing programs to gather and report financial data and
Sit at a desk for extended periods of time
Computer spreadsheet, word processing, and financial management software applications
Computer systems and their application to accounting and reporting functions, specifically Oracle and/or PeopleSoft
Accounting theory, principles and their application to a wide variety of governmental accounting functions including auditing
Fiscal record keeping systems and functions
Federal, State and Local codes as they relate to financial practices
Principles of supervision and training
Budgeting principles and practices and
Governmental invoice auditing processes
General Ledger Spciality positions
Perform accounting procedures, compile data and prepare complex financial statements and reports
Perform the essential functions in an accurate, timely fashion and make good judgments and decisions
Effectively communicate verbally and in written format
Reconcile subsidiary modules to general ledger
Analyze procedures and data and develop logical conclusions
Research, study and apply various regulations into the job functions
Government accounting theory, principles and practices
Microsoft software including Excel and Word
Possession of a valid California Driver's License may be required for some positions in this class
PATTERN I –
A Bachelor of Arts with major work in Accounting, Public Administration, Business Administration or Economics AND one year experience equivalent to an Accountant I performing complex and highly responsible technical accounting work required in the maintenance of fiscal and statistical records.
PATTERN II –
The equivalent of 24 semester units of college course work in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or Economics AND two (2) years experience performing complex and highly responsible technical accounting work required in the maintenance of fiscal and statistical records. One year must be the equivalent to an Accountant I and must include: journal entries, posting ledgers, trial balances and reconciliation's to establish and maintain accounting books and records.
Application and Selection Procedures:
Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Bargaining Unit for labor relations purposes.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The County of Stanislaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged submit online application(s) for open position(s).
APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE
Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application form.
Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Describe the special test arrangements you require in the "Additional Information" section of the application form.
APPLICATION AND/OR EXAMINATION APPEAL RIGHTS
Application and/or examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud and/or error in application screening or in exam scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer within seven (7) days after the examination results are mailed.
Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening and job-related background investigation.
Perform job duties in a manner assuring a safe working environment for oneself and others.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, age (over 40), pregnancy related condition, medical condition (cancer related), physical (including AIDS) or mental disability.
Maintain confidential information according to the legal standards and/or County regulations as required.
The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification.
For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at
under "Disability Management".
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