This announcement may be used for multiple limited term positions which may become permanent if funding is approved and/or workload is permanently established. Under the close supervision of the Accounting Administrator I (Supervisor), the Accountant Trainee, in a training and learning capacity, performs professional accounting work in establishing, researching, analyzing, monitoring and maintaining accounts and financial records for the Revolving Fund. The incumbent audits expense claims via the CalATERS Global system for accuracy and compliance with State Administrative Manual, California Department of Human Resources, and Travel Guide rules and regulations. Contacts claimants for questionable items and further information. Researches discrepancies and takes necessary action. Incumbent may process the daily and monthly payroll distribution for Board employees. Performs other accounting-related duties as required. Knowledge of computer software programs, good communication, interpersonal, analytical, and customer service skills required. The position is located in a high-rise building. The position requires the incumbent to be fingerprinted.
Educational requirements: Equivalent to graduation from college, with specialization in accounting or completion of the equivalent of 19 semester hours of course work including elementary and advanced accounting, auditing, cost accounting, and business law. Applicants must submit a complete Standard State Application (STD 678) and include college transcripts. In the explanations box clearly indicate your basis of eligibility and list position number 290-371-4179-900 RF.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: In addition to the STD. 678 not more than a one-page typed response to the following questions must be submitted with your application to be considered.
1. Please explain why you are interested in this position, including what you can contribute to the team and what you hope to gain from this experience.
2. This position involves communication with other staff, Board management, other agencies and vendors. Please describe your oral and written communication abilities.
3. Please describe any training, skills and experience with payroll processing and distribution.
290 - 371 - 4179 - 900
Final Filing Date:
Admin/FMD/Accounting Branch 450 N Street, MIC: 23 Sacramento, CA 95814
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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