|Date Opened||9/8/2017 3:30:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||9/29/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$8,859 - 11,842 / Month|
|Job Type||Open & Promotional|
THE JOB: Under general direction, to plan, organize, coordinate and direct the general accounting and control activities of the Auditor-Controller's Office; to supervise professional, supervisory and clerical subordinate staff which include professionals physically located in operating departments; and to do other work as required. This is a high-level position that will oversee several functions including payroll, accounts payable, capital asset accounting, and financial statement preparation.
THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:
Three years of increasingly responsible complex accounting experience which must have included one year as a fiscal manager or supervisor.
Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, practices and procedures; cost accounting theories, procedures and systems. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision and training; laws and rules regulating fiscal operations; governmental accounting budgetary and financial operations; work organization, simplification and layout; application of data processing to accounting operations; auditing practices and procedures. Some knowledge of business statistics; laws, regulations and accounting requirements governing the financial operations of local government.
Ability to: Plan, organize, direct and coordinate varied accounting operations; supervise, train and evaluate subordinate staff; analyze, evaluate and solve accounting and administrative problems; interpret, apply and explain complex laws, policies, procedures, rules and regulations; establish and maintain an effective working relationship with others; develop or revise accounting systems and other systems and procedures to meet changing needs; assist in the design and implementation of computerized accounting systems; prepare clear and concise accounting and narrative reports; present technical financial data and reports before groups; learn to operate a personal computer, or computer terminal, and to design programs to store, retrieve and analyze information.
THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) In the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) Submitted online before midnight of the final filing date. Following a review for minimum qualifications, applicants who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be notified that they must submit a completed conviction history questionnaire in order to continue to the examination phase of the process.
IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY THAT WOULD REQUIRE TEST ACCOMMODATION, CALL (831) 454-2600. WOMEN, MINORITIES AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S.
Some positions may require fingerprinting and/or background investigation.
NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.
An Equal Opportunity Employer