Final Filing Date: Continuous Type of Examination: Multi-Departmental Open Salary: Accounting Officer Specialist: $3,841.00 to $4,810.00 Accounting Officer Supervisor: $3,841.00 to $4,810.00 Tenure/Time-base: Permanent Full-time Permanent Part-time Permanent Intermittent Limited Term Full-time Limited Term Part-time Limited Term Intermittent Exam Type: State-wide
Accounting Officer Specialist & Supervisor EITHER I One year of experience in the California state service performing professional accounting or auditing duties of a class with a level of responsibility not less than that of Accountant Trainee or Auditor I. (Applicants meeting the educational requirements who have completed six months of service performing professional accounting or auditing duties of a class with a level of responsibility not less than that of Accountant Trainee or Auditor I will be admitted to the examination, but they must satisfactorily complete one year of this experience before they can be considered eligible for appointment.) OR II Experience: One year in the California state service performing the duties of an Accountant I (Specialist) or Accountant I (Supervisor). Applicants meeting the educational requirements who have completed six months of service performing the duties of an Accountant I (Specialist) or Accountant I (Supervisor) will be admitted to the examination, but they must satisfactorily complete one year of this experience before they can be considered eligible for appointment. and Education: Same as Accountant Trainee. OR III Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible professional accounting or auditing experience. (Experience in the California state service applied toward this requirement must include at least one year performing the duties of a class at a level of responsibility not less than that of Accountant I.) (Experience in the California state service may be applied toward the total experience requirement on a proportional basis.)
Knowledge of: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Governmental accounting and budgeting. Accounting principles and procedures. Governmental budgeting practices with respect to appropriations and authorities. The uniform accounting system and financial organization and procedures of The State of California and related laws, rules, and regulations. The accounting cycle pertaining to budgeting, accounting, reporting, and auditing. The principles of business management. Business law to remain apprised of legal issues relating to accounting assignments. Legislation, statutes, government codes, and regulations relating to accounting principles. The procedural requirements for requesting, gathering, and collecting financial information from control agencies and other departments. Basic computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and database software. Algebraic principles to find missing values and make calculations for providing technical expertise. Conflict resolution techniques to address conflicts among staff. Team-building principles and techniques to promote a positive, cooperative, and professional work environment. The steps of progressive discipline to determine when disciplinary action is warranted and to recommend or apply appropriate action. Training techniques (e.g., on the job, classroom, coaching) to educate staff on topics relating to job tasks to improve performance and productivity. Current management and leadership theories, techniques, and applications to ensure that strategies employed in supervision and oversight are effective. Supervisory principles, practices, and techniques to oversee the work activities of employees and ensure the unit/branch operates effectively and complies with all applicable laws.