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SECRETARY OF STATE

Title:  SENIOR ACCOUNTING OFFICER (SUPERVISOR)
Salary: $4,622.00 - $5,576.00
Posted: 04/05/2013

Job Description:
The Secretary of State (SOS), Management Services Division is seeking one Senior Accounting Officer (Supervisor) to coordinate and supervise the Accounts Receivable/Cashiering accounting functions for a fast paced organization with a state of the art accounting system. The position is located in downtown Sacramento, near Light Rail, K Street Mall, and other amenities in the rich architectural styled SOS building.

DUTIES: Under general supervision of the Accounting Administrator I (Supervisor) the incumbent is responsible for coordinating and supervising the Accounts Receivable Unit. This position also is responsible for reviewing the work performed by the unit. The incumbent must have a thorough knowledge of the State accounting process, be able to work independently and take appropriate action, communicate tactfully and work effectively under tight time schedules, prepare accurate and timely reports, possess strong written and oral communication skills. The incumbent also analyzes and recommends changes in business practices and assist in determining the impact of changes on Secretary of State financial operations.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
• Willingness to creatively apply problem solving and research skills to accounting issues.
• Ability to apply rules and regulations from SAM, UCM and Fiscal State Administrative Manual.
• Knowledge of Accounts Receivable and billing process.
• Effectively communicate with control agencies, the public and other staff at all levels in a team environment.
• Ability to research and reconcile, analyze adjustments and make sound decisions.
• Ability to review and analyze information using accounting system and other PC tools.
• Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative.
• Ability to recognize and evaluate problems, and take effective and appropriate action.

WHO CAN APPLY: Applicants must be permanent, full-time state employees currently at the Senior Accounting Officer (Supervisor) level or who have current list, transfer or reinstatement eligibility for permanent, full-time appointment to this classification. Appointment is subject to the State Restriction of Appointment (SROA) provisions. Applications will be screened and only the most competitive candidates will be interviewed. All Candidates must submit a statement of qualifications detailing how your work experience meets the above desirable qualifications. The statement should be type written in 12 point font and no more than one and one half pages. Applications submitted without a clearly title Statement of Qualifications will not be considered (Please state the basis of your eligibility: list, transfer or reinstatement and position #785-200-4569-XXX on your application).

WHERE TO APPLY: Submit a standard state application (STD 678), Statement of Qualifications and your resume to:

Secretary of State
Attn: Mike Scorza
1500 – 11th Street, Room 475
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 651-5499

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 785 - 200 - 4569 - XXX
Location County
Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
04/19/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
1500 11th Street, Suite 475
Sacramento, 95814
Mike Scorza
916-651-5499
Mike.Scorza@sos.ca.gov

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