1652 Accountant II

Recruitment #PCS-1652-052342

Introduction

Controller's Header

NO APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME.

AMENDED AND REISSUED TO REFLECT THE NEW SALARY RANGE AND HOW TO APPLY SECTION 

Under direction, this class performs moderately complex, accounting duties including but not limited to:  analyzes, examines, interprets City accounting records and policies and procedures; prepares, reviews and analyzes accounting records, transactions and reports; analyzes source documents, maintains ledgers, records entries, prepares cash receipt reports, makes deposits, identifies and allocates revenue and expenditures; presents and explains accounting activity to financial and non-financial managers, co-workers and clients; provides accounting services and technical assistance to resolve issues. 

Minimum Qualifications: 
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with eighteen (18) semester units or twenty-four (24) quarter units of coursework in accounting; AND successful completion of the City and County of San Francisco 1649 Accountant Intern Program. (See "How to Apply" section for information on the 1649 Accountant Intern Program.)

Notes:

1. There is no substitution or waiver granted for the required successful completion of the 1649 Accountant Intern Program.
2. Candidates who successfully completed the City and County of San Francisco 1649 Accountant Intern Program more than 12 months prior to filing their 1652 application and/or who did not successfully complete probation in Class 1652 may be required to apply for and repeat all or a portion of the 1649 Accountant Intern Program before being admitted to the 1652 examination process.

HOW TO APPLY:
  
No applications are being accepted at this time.  Applicant are accepted into class 1652 only after successful completion of the 1649 Accountant Internship Program.  1652 Accountant II applications will be accepted directly from the successful 1649 Accountant Intern Program candidate pool.  
If you would like to get more information about this Internship Program please click the following link: 

http://www.sfcontroller.org/index.aspx?page=30 

Computer kiosks are located in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources, One South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, for use by the public. The hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
 
SELECTION PROCEDURES: 
The names of all candidates meeting the Minimum Qualifications will be placed on the eligible list for referral to hiring departments. Candidate’s scores and ranks on the list will be determined by written evaluations received during the Accountant Intern Program, their time in Class 1652, an oral performance test, or any combination of these assessments. Candidates will be evaluated to measure their relative knowledge, skill and ability level in job-related areas which may include but not be limited to: accounts payable processes, encumbrances, purchasing, revenue processes, FAMIS Accounting System, ADPICS, financial analysis and reports, general ledger, budget processes, payroll/personnel processes, oral and written communication, Federal and State grant/reimbursement processes, knowledge of legal authorities, and operation of personal computers, word-processing and spreadsheet software.

Candidates must receive at least a competent and effective rating in the selection process(es) in order to have their names placed on the eligible list.

The City and County of San Francisco provides continuous recruitment for Class 1652 Accountant II. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. A cut-off date will be established to administer the selection process(es) to qualified candidates and to establish an eligible list. The cut-off dates will be based on date(s) of graduation from the Accountant Intern Program. Applications from successful interns who graduated after the cut-off date, or incomplete applications will be processed at a later date.

CERTIFICATION RULE: The certification/referral rule will be Rule of three (3) scores. Departments may utilize additional selection procedures to make final hiring decisions.

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20 or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

Right to Work:
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

Terms of the Announcement:
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.

The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 110. The standard for the review of such appeals is ‘abuse of discretion’ or ‘no rational basis’ for establishing the position description, the minimum qualifications and/or the certification rule. Appeals must include a written statement of the item(s) being contested and the specific reason(s) why the cited item(s) constitute(s) abuse of discretion by the Human Resources Director. Appeals must be submitted directly to the Executive Officer of the Civil Service Commission within five business days of the announcement issuance date.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (TSA) SECURITY CLEARANCE: Positions with the San Francisco Airport Commission that require security clearance prior to employment will be required to have a thorough background investigation to determine the candidate’s suitability for employment. The background investigation will also meet Transportation Security Administration requirements (TSA Section 1542.209). Per Civil Service Commission Rule Section 110.9.1, every applicant for an examination must possess and maintain the qualifications required by law and by the examination announcement for the examination. Failure to obtain and maintain security clearance may be the basis for termination from employment with the Airport Commission.

Applicants with disabilities who need assistance in this process must contact the Controller's Personnel Office at (415) 554-7530, or in writing at the above address as soon as possible after submitting the application. If hearing impaired, contact (415) 775-9484 (TDD). Requests for accommodation should be made as soon as possible.

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109).  Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect.  Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Entrance 
Micki Callahan 
Director, Dept. of Human Resources
Reissued:  3/31/2014
Amended: 3/18/2013
Announcement #: 1652Pool
Reissued: September 5, 2003
Announcement #: 52342
Reissued: August 29, 2003
Announcement # 02-154
Reissued: January 24, 2003
Announcement # 02-071
Issued: October 25, 2002
TEAM: CON (415) 554-7530

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


Powered by JobAps