Monday , April 22 2024

California State Jobs – Accountant I

Website State of California

Job Description:

Under direct supervision, to perform the more difficult semi- professional accounting work in the establishment and maintenance of accounts and records for specialized agency activities, departmental systems, and for central fiscal control activities; maintenance of a segment of an accounting function for a State department (e.g., accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash disbursements); and to do other related work.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Makes journal entries, posts ledgers, takes trial balances, audits claims, and performs preliminary reconciliations and adjustments of financial records and reports; gathers data for a variety of financial reports requiring the application of accounting principles and judgment; compiles the less difficult financial reports; compiles and analyzes workload and other budget data; reviews deposit receipts submitted by field offices; prepares remittance advise to the State Controller’s Office; keeps track of interest due on stocks, bonds and other securities; maintains follow-up and collection of dishonored checks; prepares and/or reviews invoices for contracts, interagency agreements, and billings by the department; issues invoices to departmental employees for overpayment or misuse of departmental equipment; maintains unclear collection account; makes progress payments to contractors on a monthly basis based on work completed by the contractor; and reviews and schedules payment for leases for office space and consultant contracts.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of: Principles and practices of financial record keeping; basic principles of accounting; office methods, procedures, and equipment; governmental accounting principles and procedures.
  • Ability to: Apply rules and regulations to specific cases; operate common office appliances used in financial record-keeping work; analyze and draw logical conclusions; dictate correspondence.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience: One year of bookkeeping or accounting experience performing duties comparable in level to those of an Accounting Technician in the California state service. and Education: Completion of at least 12 semester hours of a professional accounting curriculum.

Job Details:

Company: State of California

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sacramento, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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