Performs a variety of routine to complex professional accounting duties in support of District financial, accounting, and related administrative functions; assists with performance audits of District functions and services; assists with internal control reviews; establish accounting systems and develops appropriate policies and procedures; and provides direction and training of fiscal record keeping to support staff.
Following duties are typical of this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the duties indicated and may be required to perform specific additional or different duties from those set forth below to address changing business needs and practices.
Plan, organize and coordinates daily accounting functions and assignments.
Reviews accounting and financial documents to assure the accuracy of information and calculations and make correcting entries. Examines supporting documentation to establish proper authorization and conformance with contracts and other agreements, policies and appropriate regulations.
Maintains the general ledger, including preparation of adjusting entries, accrued investment income, amortization, depreciation, and similar entries; maintains supporting schedules.
Audits bank statements and reconcile District records with such bank records.
Develops and maintains accounting and financial record-keeping procedures; develops and implements policies and procedures to assure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and laws and regulations; assist in training office staff in customer accounting and financial record-keeping processes.
Processes District payroll, including preparing payroll payments, calculating federal and state taxes, making payments to insurance and other benefit carriers and preparing periodic reports for submission to appropriate agencies; prepares annual W-2 statements for employees and 1099 statements for contractors.
Coordinates the annual external audit; prepares and provides information and schedules to audit staff and modifies procedures and controls as recommended.
Coordinates the preparation of the annual budget; prepares revenue projections; ensures that the depreciation schedules are correct and up-to-date; assists with rate and fee studies.
Learns and performs customer service and general office functions on a relief or training basis as required.
Any combination of education and experience, which would likely provide the necessary knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education: Equivalent to completion of a baccalaureate degree in accounting, business administration or related field, with two years of employment working with governmental accounting, or
Experience: Five years of employment in an accounting position in addition to related course work in accounting and business or office administration.
This position requires availability for meetings held outside regular working hours and is considered full time.
Compensation & Benefits
Starting pay - $68,037 - $76,542 annually, DOQ
Employer sponsored medical, dental, life and disability insurance. Paid Holiday, Vacation, and Sick time. Company sponsored 457(b) deferred compensation plan.
How to Apply Completed employment applications, with supplemental questionnaire and resume, must be received by September 23, 2019.
Application materials are available at the District office or in the employment section of our website. www.mhcsd.org/employment
Deliver completed application packages to: Mission Hills CSD, Attn: Human Resources, 1550 Burton Mesa Blvd, Lompoc, CA 93436 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The selection process will consist of an oral interview and reference check.
The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in an Oral Interview, tentatively scheduled for September 30, 2019.
For more information regarding this position or the application process, please call 805-733-4366 or visit www.mhcsd.org .