The Hayward Area Recreation and Park District, known locally as “H.A.R.D.," is an independent special use district created to provide park and recreation services for over 280,000 residents. Our boundaries encompass a 100 square-mile area, which includes the City of Hayward and the unincorporated communities of Castro Valley, San Lorenzo, Ashland, Cherryland, and Fairview.
Under direction of the General Manager, or other District management to perform professional accounting and budgetary work at a District-wide level with a moderately complex fiscal record-keeping function; to supervise clerical and/or paraprofessional staff; to prepare a variety of complex accounting, statistical, budgetary and narrative reports; to develop and recommend updates to accounting and budgetary systems and equipment as well as procedures; to provide high quality customer service and to perform related work as required.
This single position classification is a professional level accountant exercising detailed subject matter knowledge on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS).
Knowledge of: • General and governmental accounting, auditing, and budgeting principles, theory, and procedures. • Business office practices. • Computer spreadsheet and word processing applications. • Computerized accounting systems to track accounting transactions and to generate/retrieve financial reports. • Principles of personnel management
The equivalent of five years full-time increasingly responsible professional accounting, auditing, or budgeting experience gained in a public agency which included significant accounting/fiscal and supervisory duties and responsibilities. (Possession of a Masters degree in a directly related field or a CPA is highly desirable.)
Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle operator’s license and a good driving record.