The Vallejo Flood and Wastewater District invites applications for an ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN I / II. The final filing date is Tuesday, December 12, 2017 ORuntil 50 applications have been received.
The District is seeking an Accounting Technician I/II to perform routine accounting work related to the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of Finance Department transactions such as, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, fixed assets, purchasing and inventory, financial records, statistical records, and the production of detailed reports; special projects as assigned; and performs related work as required. All duties are considered essential functions. There are no marginal functions for this position.
Job description available at www.vallejowastewater.org
Knowledge of the principles and practices of general and proprietary fund accounting, auditing financial documents and records; financial recordkeeping and bookkeeping practices and techniques, practices and requirements for processing complex payroll in a public agency; basic principles of public agency purchasing; codes, regulations and computer applications related to the work; standard office practices and procedures, including filing and the operation of standard office equipment; correct Business English, including spelling, grammar and punctuation; techniques for effective customer service.
Ability to interpret, explain and apply principles and practices of general and proprietary fund accounting; understand and apply purchasing practices in a public agency; review financial documents for completeness and accuracy; interpret, apply and explain applicable laws, codes and regulations; maintain accurate accounting and financial records and prepare accurate and timely reports; develop accounting and financial control and reporting processes and forms; use initiative and independent judgement within established procedural guidelines, make accurate arithmetic calculations; enter data into an on-line computer system with speed and accuracy; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work; communicate with irate and difficult people; to accept constructive criticism from management, co-workers, and subordinate employees.
Experience: One year of experience in accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, business management, purchasing and procurement, public administration or closely related fields relevant to the work. Advancement to Accounting Technician II occurs after two years of satisfactory experience as an Accounting Technician I and upon recommendation of the Finance Director. Appointment may be made to Accounting Technician II if prior experience is comparable or greater than two years satisfactory experience as an Accounting Technician I. Experience in a public agency is desirable.
Education and Training: Equivalent to completion of one year of accredited college or certification programs with major coursework in accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, business management, purchasing and procurement, public administration or closely related fields relevant to the work.
License/Certificate: Must possess a valid Class C California Driver’s License at the time of employment. The ability to drive District vehicles is a specific requirement for this position. For that reason, it is at the employee’s responsibility to maintain a driving record that is acceptable to the District’s insurance carrier or be subject to dismissal.
Vallejo Sanitation & Flood Control District is an independent Special District created by the State of California to collect and treat wastewater, and protect the Vallejo community from flooding. Since 1952, the District has protected public health and the San Francisco Bay by collecting and treating the wastewater generated by residents of Vallejo and the surrounding area. In addition, the Distri...ct helps save lives and protects property from storm water damage. Every day of the year, skilled, dedicated District employees protect our health and environment using advanced treatment methods.
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