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CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL, DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  ACCOUNTING OFFICER (SPECIALIST)
Salary: $3,841.00 - $4,670.00
Posted: 11/15/2011

Job Description:

Duties include: 

Analyzes and prepares monthly accounts receivable billings for the Department’s maintenance and construction program with the Department of Transportation.  Reconciles billing data received from field commands to the Department of Transportation’s data.  Researches, corrects, and submits entries to CalStars.  Analyzes various reimbursable contracts; monitors contract balances; researches and resolves the more complex billing problems; performs follow-up with the applicable field or headquarters command regarding contract information; and prepares monthly direct transfer invoices for the Safety Services Program.  Prepares quarterly and monthly invoices for the Department’s vehicle theft and narcotic task force program.  Prepares claims for discharge from accountability; prepares correspondence to commands, attorneys, and clients regarding invoice disputes.  Reconciles CalStars uncleared collections report to source documentation.  Develops, updates, and maintains written procedures for the accounts receivable functions.  Prepares year end accrual entries for inclusion in the financial statements.  Acts as lead person and reviews and directs the work of others in the absence of the senior accounting officer, supervisor.   

Desirable qualification include: 

Good organizational skills, knowledge of accounting principles and procedures, strong personal computer knowledge, and the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Who may apply: 

Persons currently in the classification eligible to transfer, lateral transfers, voluntary demotions, reinstatements, those eligible for appointment from a certification list, and employees on a SROA list or designated surplus.  All applicants will be considered; only the most qualified will be interviewed.

How to apply: 

Interested individuals should submit a STD 678, Examination and/or Employment Application (Rev. 06/10), and the Criminal Record Supplemental Questionnaire to the address below.  Please indicate your eligibility in explanation section of the application.  Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their letter.  The STD. 678 can be accessed through the State Personnel Board website at www.spb.ca.gov.  Please include a copy of this notice with your application.



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 388 - 071 - 4546 - 704
Location County
601 North 7th Street, Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
11/30/2011 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
071/Fiscal Management Section
P. O. Box 942898
Sacramento, 94298
Maria Laramie
(916) 843-3527

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