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COMPENSATION INSURANCE FUND, STATE

Title:  SENIOR ACCOUNTING OFFICER (SPECIALIST)
Salary: $4,400.00 - $5,348.00
Posted: 04/22/2013

Job Description:
THIS VACANCY MAY BE RESTRICTED TO STATE SROA/SURPLUS & GEN RE-EMPLOYMENT CANDIDATES. TRANSFER AND REINSTATEMENT CANDIDATES MAY BE CONSIDERED. TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT CANDIDATES MAY ALSO BE CONSIDERED. IF INTERESTED, PLEASE SUBMIT A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FORM (STD 678), A RESUME, (AND A COPY OF YOUR SROA/SURPLUS LETTER). APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED AND/OR RECEIVED NO LATER THAN MONDAY, MAY 06, 2013. PLEASE REFERENCE 'BF10746' ON APPLICATION.

In this engaging position, the incumbent will independently perform the more difficult treasury duties in the Treasury Unit and other supporting duties for the Treasury & Investments department. These duties include assessing daily cash position, analyzing all bank account balances and transactions of all bank accounts and the Pooled Money Investment Fund, determining cash need for investments and daily obligations, maintaining sufficient account balances, making daily cash movement decisions to maximize earnings, executing funds movements including wire and ACH transfers by the deadlines; performing liquidity & risk analyses; reconciling cash activity transactions posted in general ledger; coordinating, implementing, and maintaining the Treasury & Investments budget planning process and providing detailed analysis regarding variances; providing analytical support for senior management; serving as a dedicated resource for key treasury and budget functions and handling other critical treasury assignments as requested.

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: •Good knowledge of the State Fund organization, functions and business policies and practices, including Accounting principles and procedures •Proficient knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of applications, most specifically Excel and Word •Working knowledge of cash management operations and budget planning are preferred •Accuracy, initiative, attention to detail, problem solving, strong time management, organization and planning skills required •Strong communications skills, verbal and written (including e-mail) •Skill to analyze data and draw sound conclusions to management •Skill to prepare analyses/reports, produce presentations, and speak in public •Skill to establish and maintain cooperative relations with State Fund staffs and outside personnel •Ability to follow written and verbal direction •Ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously •Ability to maintain detailed and accurate financial and statistical reports, files, and statements •Ability to work independently on assignments, research issues, gather and analyze relevant data to perform evaluation, formulate recommendations, present to management and under short time constraints •Ability to develop processes and procedures according to Treasury specifications and apply analytical skills to draw sound conclusions and clearly articulate the analysis •A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or work experience in the accounting field is preferred

The minimum educational requirements for appointment are as follows: 1.Equivalent to graduation from college, with specialization in accounting. OR 2.Completion of a prescribed professional accounting curriculum given by a residence or correspondence school of accountancy, including courses in elementary and advanced accounting, auditing, cost accounting and business law. OR 3.Completion of the equivalent of 19 semester hours of course work; 16 hours of which shall be professional accounting courses given by a collegiate-grade residence institution, including courses in elementary and advanced accounting, auditing, and cost accounting; and three semester hours of business law.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Senior Accounting Officer (Specialist) 402 - 463 - 4567 -
Location County
Pleasanton ALAMEDA
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
05/06/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
2275 Gateway Oaks Dr
Sacramento, 95833
Kimberly Garza


Special Requirements:
SROA/SURPLUS/GEN RE-EMP

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