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Senior Accounting Systems Technician

Company: City of Clovis
Location: Clovis
Posted on: October 27, 2019

Job Description:

Post by Jobing - CITY OF CLOVIS, CALIFORNIAinvites applications for the position of:Senior Accounting Systems TechnicianAn Equal Opportunity EmployerSALARY:$30.88 - $37.53 Hourly$5,352.00 - $6,506.00 Monthly$64,224.00 - $78,072.00 AnnuallyOPENING DATE: 10/04/19CLOSING DATE: 10/18/19 04:30 PMDESCRIPTION:DEFINITIONUnder general supervision, performs moderate to difficult technical tasks including preparing and reconciling financial transactions, payroll, and spreadsheets and summaries that require a thorough knowledge of accepted city procedures; the use of independent judgment; and performs related duties as assigned.CLASS CHARACTERISTICSPositions in this class perform a wide range of paraprofessional level technical financial data processing and analysis. This position requires thorough knowledge of the Finance system and Department policies. Incumbents develop procedures, perform financial analysis and auditing work, and provide reporting design and support to city departments. Incumbents may, as part of their assignment, oversee others, provide work direction, and coordinate departmental finance system training. Positions in this class have independence in selecting work methods or procedures. Instructions given by the supervisor do not provide all the information needed to complete an assignment. Incumbents are expected to resolve most problems through the application of technical knowledge, judgment, and precedent. Positions in this class may be designated as confidential under the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act.EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:Performs a wide range of accounting and financial information data analysis work; creates and maintains financial records; accounts payable and cash receipt documents; manages fixed asset tracking, issues employee credit cards, calculates utility billings, develops procedures for increased efficiency, and prepares moderately complex bank reconciliations; prepares finance related Federal, State, and local reports regarding payroll, employee demographic, and census data; answers payroll-related questions from employees; provides payroll and system training and guidance to employees; ensures proper authorization and compliance with city policies and procedures; responsible for auditing and verification of time cards for accuracy and compliance with various MOUs, policies, procedures, and FLSA; maintains the process for history files for employees for salary and benefits, including authorized payroll deductions; maintains accounting records to reflect personnel transactions and position control such as changes in pay rates, classification or departmental assignment, new hires, and separations from payroll; reconciles detailed records of employee earnings, deductions, and leave usage; updates finance system data source table structure; maintains Finance department website and provides technical assistance and guidance to city personnel; creates and maintains periodic reports on a regularly scheduled or request basis; develops procedural and training manuals on financial and computer system applications; conducts research and analysis on finance system related issues; operates a city vehicle, operates computer equipment, calculators, and other office equipment; lead responsibilities entailing such duties as assigning and reviewing work, setting priorities, training, and documenting work methods and procedures; and performs related work as required.TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:LICENSE REQUIREDPossession of a valid Class C California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEAny combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of:Education:A two (2) year degree from an accredited college or university with additional coursework in accounting, business administration, or a closely related field.Experience:Five (5) years' experience of increasingly responsible experience in performing technical accounting duties comparable to that of an Accounting System Technician.SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONSStrength: Light work-lifting, carrying, and/or pushing 25 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds;Work is primarily sedentary.SELECTION PROCESSInterested applicants must submit a completed City of Clovis employment application and supplemental questionnaire no later than 4:30 p.m. on October 18, 2019, to the City of Clovis Personnel Office. Applications must be submitted online at For additional questions, you may contact Personnel at (559) 324-2725. Brief resumes are welcome as a supplement to the City's standard application form; however, the application form and supplemental questionnaire must be filled out completely to be considered. You may attach your resume at the time of application submission to the attachment section of the application form. A resume only may not be submitted in lieu of a completed employment application to be considered. Applicants may not attach any additional documents that are not required to their application form or submit any other documents by email, mail, fax, or hand delivery. Veterans Preference Points may be provided if a DD Form 214 demonstrating qualifying service is submitted to the Personnel Office by the position deadline date and time. Applicants may attach, hand deliver, or fax the required documents to (559) 324-2865. Reasonable accommodation, when needed, for otherwise qualified candidates with disabilities, must be requested in writing and faxed to (559) 324-2865 at the time of application submission. Applicants will receive notification regarding the status of their application by email or phone once the applications have been processed and reviewed.Applicants must meet each qualification for the position by the deadline date. All applications will be reviewed based on the necessary employment standards for the position. Those candidates who best meet the needs of the operations may be invited to participate in a written examination that will be weighted 100%. Candidates must earn a score of 70.00% or higher to be placed on the eligibility list. Candidates receiving a passing score may be placed on an eligibility list for a period of up to one (1) year. Examinations and department interviews for the position will be administered in the City of Clovis. As determined by the City and at the City's expense, successful candidates shall be required to complete and pass a medical examination, a drug/alcohol screen, and a background investigation. Possession of a valid California Driver's License and a good driving record will be required prior to hire. Proof of citizenship or eligibility to work in the U.S. will be required at the time of hire.The examination may consist of questions relative to knowledge of principles and practices of general and governmental accounting; financial analysis and research procedures; data processing systems and procedures as they apply to financial record keeping; personal computer applications; applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, policies, procedures, and their effect on city processes and financial software applications; personnel training methods; payroll tax preparation and reporting; payroll laws and regulations; negotiation agreements and State retirement rules and processes; modern office equipment and procedures; English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; and business math. The examination may also contain questions regarding the ability to establish, analyze, and troubleshoot accounting systems, issues, and procedures; classify fiscal documents and transactions; perform journey level accounting and financial record keeping work; prepare clear and concise analytical reports; facilitate importing and exporting of data to and from financial system; clearly articulate instructions to non-technical users; create and maintain procedure manuals for the position; create and maintain calculation codes and tables in financial software; create and implement efficiencies in staff processes; perform statistical analysis and auditing; interpret and implement specific project accounting and fiscal requirements and procedures and policies; implement new and updated software solutions within financial area of expertise; direct other departments and subordinates regarding variances, exceptions, and other billing issues; resolve the more difficult issues arising with the public regarding utility billings; plan and coordinate the work of subordinates; maintain the confidentiality of privileged information; operate a 10-key by touch; operate a computer terminal accurately and efficiently; plan, schedule, set priorities, and make work assignments; operate a vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices; and establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both internally and externally.This job flyer does not constitute a contract and itsterms and conditions can change without notice.THE CITY OF CLOVIS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERAPPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.cityofclovis.comOUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: 1033 5th Street Clovis, CA 93612o: 559-324-2725 f: 559-324-2865Job #1900032 SENIOR ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS TECHNICIANAn Equal Opportunity EmployerSenior Accounting Systems Technician Supplemental Questionnaire*1. Carefully complete your Application and Supplemental Questionnaire and submit by the final filing date as indicated on the job announcement. It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. You may attach a resume, but this cannot be used in lieu of completing an application. Follow the instructions below on how to submit a complete application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. * Include a minimum of ten (10) years of current and/or previous work experience. * Begin with your most current work experience through the previous ten (10) years. * If you are unable to include ten (10) years of current and/or previous work experience you must include any combination of work experience, academic or vocational school enrollment, and any periods of unemployment. * The application may not contain any unexplained gaps in employment periods. * Be sure to attach any required documents before submitting the application.o Yes, I acknowledge and agree to the above statement.*2. Please answer the following questions. This information is REQUIRED, as it will be used to initially determine minimum qualifications. For those applicants meeting the employment standards, this information will be critical in any subsequent competitive assessment to identify those applicants to be invited to continue in the examination process. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of required supplemental responses. Please do not say, "see resume" or "see application" or your application and supplemental questionnaire will be deemed incomplete.o Yes, I acknowledge and agree to the above statement.*3. The information provided in your application must support your selected answers to the supplemental questions. The information you provide will be verified and documentation may be required. Please be as honest and accurate as possible. With the completion of this supplemental questionnaire, you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any misstatements, omissions, or falsification of information may disqualify you from being considered for this position.o Yes, I acknowledge and agree to the above statement.*4. Do you possess a current and valid California Driver's License%3Fo Yes, I possess a current and valid California Driver's License.o No, I possess a current and valid Driver's License in another state.o No, I currently do not possess a valid Driver's License.*5. Please list the expiration date MM/DD/YY of your current and valid California Driver License. If you currently do not possess a valid California Driver License, please explain.*6. Do you possess a two (2) year degree from an accredited college or university%3Fo Yeso No*7. How many years of experience do you possess performing increasingly responsible technical accounting duties%3Fo No Experienceo 1 year to less than 2o 2 years to less than 3o 3 years to less than 4o 4 years to less than 5o 5 years or more*8. Describe the work experience you possess performing increasingly responsible technical accounting duties which supports the work experience listed on your application. Specify where you gained your experience with listing each employer's name, your job title, your level of responsibility, and how long you performed the job responsibilities for the employers. If you currently do not possess work experience performing increasingly responsible technical accounting duties, specify "N/A."* Required QuestionEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEAny combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of:Education:A two (2) year degree from an accredited college or university with additional coursework in accounting, business administration, or a closely related field. Experience:Five (5) years' experience of increasingly responsible experience in performing technical accounting duties comparable to that of an Accounting System Technician.

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