Under the direct supervision of the Accounting Administrator I and with close coordination with Budget staff, the successful candidate will use California State Accounting and Reporting System (CALSTARS), Monarch, and innovative technology to perform an array of accounting services. Primarily, the incumbent will be responsible for
Federal Funds reconciling and reporting, establishing new grants, preparing additions for CALSTARS table maintenance, draws from ASAP, PFA’s, Fund Balance Verification, and year-end Financial Statements with specialized reporting to include Federal Financial Reports. The successful candidate may act as lead of the General Ledger Unit, work closely with consultants to document procedures and modify processes for improvement, train subordinate staff, and participate in meetings with Control Agencies.
Knowledge of accounting systems; excellent organizational, research and analytical skills; strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate effectively to all staff levels; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to maintain a positive, creative and flexible approach to issues while working in a fast-paced team environment; proficiency with Monarch, Excel and Word software applications, and knowledge of CALSTARS.
WHO MAY APPLY:
Qualified Accounting Officer (Specialist) and Senior Accounting Officer (Specialist) candidates are encouraged to apply.
Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. This vacancy may be subject to SROA/Surplus provisions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with a completed standard State application (STD 678). On page one of your State application you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility: list appointment, transfer, SROA, surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement.
If interested, please submit a completed standard State application (STD 678) and any other relevant documents (e.g. unofficial transcript, copy of degrees, resume, etc.) to the attention of Asha Sharma at the address indicated below.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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It is the objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free state workplace. Any applicant for State employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing civil service, and the special trust placed in public servants.