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Tehama County Public Works

Application Deadline: October 14, 2021 at 5PM
SALARY: $17.98-$21.91 Hourly | $1,438.40-$1,752.80 Bi-Weekly

Performs technical and detailed accounting work required to produce and maintain centralized accounting operations; maintains County financial accounts and records and assists in the preparation of financial reports and analyses; provides responsible technical and clerical accounting support to professional staff; and performs related work as required.

This is the advanced journey-level class in the paraprofessional accounting series that performs a range of technical work in areas of but not limited to: accounts payable, claims auditing, data processing, and/or payroll, in addition to performing a variety of record keeping, reconciliation, and report preparation activities. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies on a County-wide level. This class is distinguished from the Accounting Technician II in that the latter provides accounting support to a specific department or division.

Performs complex clerical and accounting duties involving the preparation, maintenance, and/or processing of accounting transactions or documents. | Maintains, audits, verifies, corrects, and reconciles a variety of accounts, reports, journals, budgets, or related fiscal or statistical data. | Audits and verifies information for compliance with rules and regulations. | Processes claims, invoices, purchase orders, payments, contracts, and bids, including maintaining complete and accurate records, auditing progress payments. | Prepares a variety of tax forms, calculations, and distributions, monitor health insurance data, grant applications, and special reports. | Balances financial information system controls; balances and posts cash receipts, payments, and registers; and balances various other statistical and financial transactions with source documents and controls. | Interprets and applies Federal, State, and local laws and regulations concerning financial and statistical transactions and 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; prepares correspondence independently to answer questions, request information, or provide explanations. | 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 on a personal computer for ledgers and statistical records; prepares reports summarizing information and financial records. | Performs related duties as assigned.

Terminology and practices of financial and accounting document processing and record keeping, including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and purchasing | Basic principles and practices of fund accounting and public agency budgeting | Computerized finance systems and computer software and systems related to accounting processes | Applicable Federal, State, County, Department, and Division laws, regulations, codes, policies, and procedures | Principles and practices of auditing payroll, accounts receivable, and other accounting and finance documents | Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment | Computer applications related to work, including word processing and spreadsheet software

Perform detailed accounting and financial office support work accurately and in a timely manner | Enter and retrieve data from a computer program with accuracy and speed necessary to complete essential functions of the position | Perform responsible and difficult account entry and record keeping work | Analyze data and draw logical conclusions; identify and troubleshoot problems | Learn prescribed formulas for calculation and reconciliation of assigned functions; perform mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy | Exercise discretion with sensitive and confidential information and documents | Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines | Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted on the job

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, and four (4) years of increasingly responsible accounting experience, preferably with a government agency.
Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.


For questions about this recruitment contact:
Christy Sartori, Office Manager
530-385-1462 x3003 |

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None