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Trinity County
Employment Opportunity

ASSISTANT TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR
$5,191.25 – $6,309.99 / Month
Or
ACCOUNTANT I
$3,584.57 – $4,357.07 / Month
Or
ACCOUNTANT II
$3,959.60 – $4,812.92 / Month
Or
ACCOUNTANT III
$4,890.39 – $5,944.30 / Month

This is a full-time, benefitted position Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
-Update 03.08.2021-

ASSISTANT TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR

Definition:
Under general direction, to assist the Treasurer-Tax Collector with planning, organizing, directing, and managing the functions and operations of the County Treasurer-Tax Collector Office; to provide supervision and training for staff in the County Treasurer-Tax Collector Office; to oversee billing, collecting, and reporting functions, insuring proper internal controls; to assist with investment and cash management of County funds; to provide assistance and answer questions regarding Treasurer-Tax Collector functions, policies, and procedures; and to do related work as required.

Qualifications: Knowledge of:
Operations, policies, procedures, and legal requirements of the County Treasurer- Tax Collector Office. The California Revenue and Taxation Code as applied to local property taxes, tax collection, and reporting requirements. General accounting theory, principles, and practices and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems. Laws, rules, regulations, and policies affecting the financial operations and investments of the County. Cash management principles and methods. Fundamentals of government and cost accounting. Budget development and control. Computerized financial management systems. Principles of supervision, training, work evaluation, and management.

Ability to:
Assist with planning, directing, coordinating, and managing the functions of the County Treasurer-Tax Collector Office. Provide oversight, direction, and management for County Tax Collector functions and operations. Perform complex accounting, investing, auditing, and cash management work. Provide supervision, training, and work evaluation for assigned staff. Monitor and update fiscal records. Interpret, explain, and apply a variety of County Treasurer-Tax Collector policies, rules, procedures, and regulations. Develop objective analyses and recommendations for use by the County Treasurer-Tax Collector. Develop, implement and evaluate methods and procedures related to property tax collection programs and policies. Prepare and oversee the preparation and prepare a variety of financial, investment, and cash management reports and statements. Gather, organize, analyze, and present a variety of information. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Assist with the development and utilization of a computerized financial management system. Resolve the more sensitive public issues and complaints. Effectively represent the County Treasurer- Tax Collector with County management and staff, boards and commissions, the public, and representatives of other government agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Five (5) years of responsible work experience in a California Treasurer-Tax Collector Office, including at least two years in a lead or supervisory capacity. Direct responsibility in working with secured taxes, unsecured taxes, redemptions, investments, and supplemental taxes is highly desirable.
Education equivalent to successful completion of courses required for a major in accounting, finance, economics, business administration, or public administration at an accredited college or university, including courses in elementary and advanced accounting, auditing, cost accounting, finance, and business law.

Special Requirements:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver’s License.

Typical Physical Requirements:
Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

ACCOUNTANT I

Definition:
Under general supervision, to perform a variety of accounting, fiscal analysis, and auditing in the preparation, maintenance, and analysis of County/Department fiscal records and financial transactions; to learn County fiscal policies, procedures, and computerized fiscal management, payroll, and tax systems; and to do related work as required.

Qualifications: Knowledge of:
General accounting theory, principles, and practices and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems. Basic knowledge of laws, rules, regulations, and policies affecting the financial operations and transactions of the County. Government cost accounting and budgeting.
Auditing theory, principles, and techniques and their application to government finance. Principles of account classification. Budget development and control.

Ability to:
Perform a variety of accounting and financial transaction work. Learn and work with the County’s computerized financial management, payroll, and property tax systems. Proficiently use a variety of computerized spreadsheet, word processing, and data base software. Analyze and evaluate financial information, researching and gathering appropriate information to resolve problems. Monitor and update fiscal records. Prepare a variety of financial reports and statements. Gather, organize, analyze, and present a variety of information. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Use a computerized financial management system. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Some experience in performing accounting and fiscal control work is highly desirable.
Education equivalent to successful completion of courses required for a major in accounting at an accredited four (4) year college or university, or successful completion of a professional accounting curriculum which included courses in elementary and advanced accounting, auditing, cost accounting, and business law. (An additional two years of technical/professional accounting/auditing experience may be substituted for the required education.)

Special Requirements:
None.

Typical Physical Requirements:
Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

ACCOUNTANT II

Definition:
Under general direction, to perform a variety of complex accounting, fiscal analysis, and auditing in the preparation, maintenance, and analysis of County fiscal records and financial transactions, to maintain the General Ledger; to provide direction and coordination for fiscal support and payroll staff; and to do related work as required.

Qualifications: Knowledge of:
General accounting theory, principles, and practices and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems. Laws, rules, regulations, and policies affecting the financial operations and transactions of the County. Government cost accounting and budgeting. Auditing theory, principles, and techniques and their application to government finance. Principles of account classification. Budget development and control. The County’s computerized financial management, payroll, and property tax systems and computerized spreadsheet, database, and word processing software. Principles of work direction, work coordination, and training.

Ability to:
Perform a variety of complex accounting and financial transaction work. Provide basic coordination for the County’s computerized financial management, payroll, and property tax systems. Proficiently use a variety of computerized spreadsheet, word processing, and data base software. Analyze and evaluate financial information, researching and gathering appropriate information to resolve problems. Provide lead direction, work coordination and training for other staff. Monitor and update fiscal records. Prepare a variety of financial reports and statements. Gather, organize, analyze, and present a variety of information. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Use a computerized financial management system. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Two (2) years of increasingly responsible fiscal management experience comparable to that of an Accountant I with Trinity County.

Education equivalent to successful completion of courses required for a major in accounting at an accredited four (4) year college or university, or successful completion of a professional accounting curriculum which included courses in elementary and advanced accounting, auditing, cost accounting, and business law. (An additional two years of technical/professional accounting/auditing experience may be substituted for the required education.)

Special Requirements:
None.

Typical Physical Requirements:
Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

ACCOUNTANT III

Definition:
Under general direction, to provide supervision, direction, coordination, and training for professional fiscal, payroll, and fiscal support staff; to perform a variety of the most complex accounting, fiscal analysis, and auditing in the preparation, maintenance, and analysis of County fiscal records and financial transactions; and to do related work as required.

Qualifications: Knowledge of:
General accounting theory, principles, and practices and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems. Laws, rules, regulations, and policies affecting the financial operations and transactions of the County. Government cost accounting and budgeting. Auditing theory, principles, and techniques and their application to government finance. Principles of account classification. Budget development and control. The County’s computerized financial management, payroll, and property tax systems and computerized spreadsheet, database, and word processing software. Principles of supervision, training, and employee evaluation.

Ability to:
Provide supervision, training, and work evaluations for assigned staff. Assign and review the work of other staff. Perform a variety of the most complex accounting and financial transaction work. Provide coordination for the County=s computerized financial management, payroll, and property tax systems. Proficiently use a variety of computerized spreadsheet, word processing, and data base software. Analyze and evaluate financial information, researching and gathering appropriate information to resolve problems. Monitor and update fiscal records. Prepare a variety of financial reports and statements. Gather, organize, analyze, and present a variety of information. Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Use a computerized financial management system. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Two (2) years of increasingly responsible fiscal management experience comparable to that of an Accountant II with Trinity County.

Education equivalent to successful completion of courses required for a major in accounting at an accredited four (4) year college or university, or successful completion of a professional accounting curriculum which included courses in elementary and advanced accounting, auditing, cost accounting, and business law. (An additional two years of technical/professional accounting/auditing experience may be substituted for the required education.)

Special Requirements:
None.

Typical Physical Requirements:
Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and FAX.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: https://www.trinitycounty.org/Employment

NOTE: All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications established for this position may not be invited to an oral interview. In the event a large number of candidates qualify, those individuals with experience which most closely meets the needs of the County will be invited for an interview.
WAIVER: The contents of this announcement shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract or offer of employment. Trinity County assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the position description and the actual duties of the job, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Wages, hours and other terms and conditions of employment are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect for the appropriate unit of representation.
PERS ANNUITANTS: Retirees of PERS are welcome to apply, if selected for the position they would be required to reinstate to employment.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Salary Range: $5,191.25- $6,309.99 / Month & $3,584.57 - $5,944.30 / Month