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Tehama County Health Services Agency

Red Bluff, CA

Full-Time with Benefits

Salary: $1,551.20 – $1,888.00 Biweekly

“IMPORTANT: In compliance with the California State Health Officer’s order, this position requires employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination completed by the appointment date”.


Performs specialized technical expertise and detailed accounting work required to support complex County functions. Maintains County financial accounts and records and assists in the preparation of financial reports and analysis. Provides responsible technical and clerical accounting support to professional staff.


Conducts and/or provides lead direction on support work for the most difficult, sensitive, and/or highly technical accounting assignments, studies, or projects; monitors processes and timelines. | Maintains, audits, verifies, and reconciles a variety of accounts, reports, journals, budgets, or related fiscal or statistical data; summarizes and posts data as required.| Provides quality control. | Processes claims, invoices, purchase orders, payments, contracts, and bids. | Balances financial information system controls; balances and posts cash receipts, payments, and registers. | Balances various other statistical and financial transactions. | Works with County departments, other governmental agencies, and the public to prepare a variety of tax forms, calculations, distributions, and special reports. | Provides information to the public, external agencies, institutions, or County staff that requires the use of judgment and the interpretation of rules or procedures. | Meets with the public to obtain data, interpret information, and answer questions. | Performs a variety of general office support work such as organizing and maintaining various files, typing correspondence, reports, forms, and specialized documents; proofreads and checks materials for accuracy, completeness and compliance with County and department policies and regulations. | Prepares and maintains computerized financial spreadsheets for ledgers and statistical records. | Performs other related duties as assigned.


Prepare financial reports and maintain ledgers and journals through the use of spreadsheets and/or word processing | Review financial documents for completeness and accuracy | Interpret, apply, and explain a variety of Federal, State, and local regulations, policies, and procedures of fiscal record keeping and accounting | Analyze data and draw logical conclusions; identify and troubleshoot problems | Make accurate arithmetic, financial, and statistical computations | Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines | Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted on the job | Work independently and as a team member | Assemble and analyze information and prepare written reports and records in a clear and concise manner


Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.   A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: 

•   Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade

•   Four (4) years of increasingly responsible accounting experience, preferably with a government agency.

Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.


•   Requires a valid California driver’s license.

Recruitment Information

How To Apply: Visit and search for the job title to apply online.

The department currently has one (1) vacancy.

In addition, Tehama County is establishing an eligibility list to fill future vacancies for an Accounting Specialist, as well as subsequent vacancies which occur during the life of the eligibility list.

Please submit ALL required documents when applying such as, copies of all required degrees and/or certifications as outlined in the job description. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For questions about this recruitment contact:

Tehama County Health Services

530-527-8491 |

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background, fingerprinting, drug test (including marijuana) and physical examination provided by the County.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None

About Tehama County Health Services Agency

Tehama County Health Services Agency is committed to a healthy community. We provide integrated services to Tehama County residents through education, prevention, assessment, intervention, treatment, and follow up. Our staff are valued for their contributions to client care, whether they work in direct services or are in key support roles. We collaborate, communicate, and support each other so we can focus on what's most important, the overall health of our clients.
Every position is a key position at Health Services. We value input, good communication, and collaboration within our organization as well as with our agency partners. If you would enjoy working with people who are committed to the health of our residents, then our agency would like to hear from you.