Court Accountant

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COURT ACCOUNT CLERK I

Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt, Eureka, CA

Summary: This is the entry level in the Court Account Clerk series and is distinguished by the limited degree of difficulty of work performed. The emphasis on essential functions performed may vary according to assignment. This classification requires a high school diploma or equivalent and one year of experience performing routine accounting functions and financial record keeping.

Duties: Prepares, monitors, and maintains complex financial and statistical records and data including, preparing transactions to journals and ledgers, adjusting accounts according to establish Court procedures, and reconciling accounting data. Balances financial accounts; validates expenditure claims; tracks expenditures; monitors compliance with allocated budget, contract and/or grants. Balance daily collections, reconciles with general ledger and deposit funds. Receives and processes requests for travel expense and reimbursement following Court Travel policies and Procedures. Prepares updates and maintain a variety of correspondence, billings, claims, statistical reports, records and/or files. Researches, interprets ,and consolidates financial and statistical information from a variety of sources; prepares financial and statistical reports as required, assists with year- end closing of accounting records, reports, and financial statements. Assists with a variety of accounting or auditing activities. Prepares and/or processes requisitions, purchase orders, and related fiscal documents. Assists with payroll process and operates a person computer using a variety of software applications including accounting, spreadsheet, word processing, and database applications as well as task-specific applications.

Minimum Qualifications :Effectively perform a variety of basic accounting assignments. Analyze fiscal data and draw logical conclusions. Make arithmetic calculations with speed and accuracy. Prepare financial reports. Use and understand information technology systems and applications. Operate adding machine, typewriter, and other basic office equipment. Organize work and set priorities to meet deadlines. Prepare reports and maintain records. Maintain complex filing systems in accordance with law and standard practice. Maintain confidentiality. Take initiative and exercise sound independent judgment within areas of responsibility. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Deal tactfully and courteously with staff, public, and others contacted in the course of work. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Salary : $2681.47- $3260.40

ACCOUNTANT

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court, Finance Department, Reno, Nevada

Summary: Under limited supervision, those qualified for this position must be able to effectively perform generally accepted accounting and specialized functions. The Accountant will provide assistance to support to the Finance Department and the organization through the performance of duties of responsibility nature requiring initiative and distraction; management of financial projects utilizing computer technology, and responding promptly and accurately to requests for information and assistance from staff members, members of the organization, and the general public.

Duties: Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, including cost, managerial, and fund accounting. Ability to work with accounting databases and related technology. Accurate and timely completion of duties and recordkeeping, with high attention to detail. Preparation and/or review entries to the general and subsidiary ledgers to assure accuracy and compliance with established accounting principles and procedures. Completing basic and complex account reconciliations. Competing month-end and year-end close cycles. Assisting with preparations for financial audits as required by the NCJFCJ policy and governmental regulations. Providing analysis of accounting data as needed for management review. Preparing financial reports as may be required. Assisting in planning and implementing changes in database and accounting systems. Learning all duties at all levels of the Finance Department and providing backup support and assistance for other staff members.

Minimum Qualifications :An undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, or related field. At least two years;’ experience performing professional accounting work. Previous experience with accounting software programs (Abila MIP is preferred). Strong computer skills in database management and Microsoft Office 200 with emphasis on intermediate to advanced spreadsheet applications. Strong communication skills. Strong organizational capabilities. Experience working in a nonprofit environment is essential.

Salary : $19.71-$29.57 per hour

ACCOUNTANT I AND II

Superior Court of California, County of Humboldt, Eureka, CA.

Summary: Under general supervision, this position performs a range of accounting duties related to fiscal analysis and management including the examination, analysis, maintenance, reconciliation and verification of financial records. Account I: This is an entry level in the Accountant series and is distinguished by the limited degree of difficulty of work performed. The emphasis on essential functions performed may vary according to assignment. In departments with positions allocated as Accountant I/II/III, promotion is considered on a merit basis subject to recommendation of the department head and approval by the CEO or designee. Account II: The level II classification is distinguished from the level I classification by the level of knowledge and skill required including the degree of difficulty of work assigned and performance with minimum supervision. This level is further distinguished from the higher level in the Accountant series which is responsible for more specialized and complex fiscal activities. In departments with positions allocated as Accountant I/II/III, promotion is considered on a merit basis subject to recommendation of the department head and approval by the CEO or designee.

Duties: Performs general ledger maintenance and account reconciliation; assists in preparation of annual departmental budget and analyzes budget variances; may assist with audits for analysis and verification of fiscal records; assists in the preparation of various financial statements/cost and written reports; collects and verifies supporting documentation and approvals for payables; assists in completing bi-weekly payroll process; perform monthly billing for grant funded programs; assists with year-end closing of accounting records and preparation of year-end schedule, reports and financial statements; maintain departmental financial records and accounts using manual and/or automated systems; assists with a variety of accounting or auditing activities; assists with the preparation of a variety of complex reports involving statistics, legal requirements, cost and general accounting, and auditing; reconciles bank accounts; and operates a personal computer using a variety of software applications including accounting, spreadsheet, word processing, and database applications as well as task-specific applications.

Qualifications: Accountant I: Completion of a BA/BS in Accounting, Business Administration or a closely related field. If the major has been in a field other than accounting, at least 15 semester or 25 quarter units of college level accounting courses must have been completed. Accountant II: Completion of a BA/BS in Accounting, Business Administration or a closely related field and two (2) years of progressively responsible general accounting and/or auditing experience required. If the degree has been in a field other than accounting, at least 15 semester or 25 quarter units of college level accounting courses must have been completed. Of the two (2) years of progressively responsible general accounting and/or auditing experience required, one (1) year of governmental accounting experience is preferred.

Salary: Accountant I: $3,717-$4,531/month OR Account II: $4,074-$4,965/month