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Salary: $4,622.00 - $5,576.00
Posted: 05/14/2013

Job Description:


Under the general direction of the Accounting Administrator I, this position plans, organizes and directs accounting activities that encompass the Accounts Payable Section. The position is responsible for directing four staff in auditing and processing various purchase documents including Purchase Orders, Purchase Estimates, Service Agreements, Contracts, utilities and various other invoices. Other duties include: reviewing and approving claim schedules for accuracy; review contract and purchase order encumbrances for correct coding and entry into CALSTARS. Having the various direct transfers journal entries such as General Services, Dept. of Justice and Prison Industries, etc. posted to Calstars. Represent ARB and CalEPA in fiscal matters with Control Agencies. Develop and train staff; update accounting policies and train staff on new procedures to maintain Agency compliance with SAM, DoF and other State regulatory requirements. Develop and implement year-end accrual plans.

ARB is located in the Cal/EPA building in downtown Sacramento; one block to light rail and has daycare facilities.


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 and problems while working in a fast-paced team environment; proficiency with Excel and Word software applications, and basic knowledge of CALSTARS.


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 (1) 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 Lauri Brunkhorst. EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Senior Accounting Officer (Sup) 673 - 832 - 4569 - xxx
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
ASD/Accounting Section
1001 I Street 20th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Lauri Brunkhorst

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