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Accounting Administrator I (Specialist) (JC 376102) 6/20/23

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Note: This position will no longer be available on CalCareers after the job closes on 06/20/2023. No applications will be accepted after the job closing date.

Positions at the Water Boards may be eligible for telework with in-person attendance based on the operational needs of the position.

Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, applying electronically is highly encouraged.

**Currently, this position operates under a hybrid telework plan of three days in the office and two days of telework. The initial training period for this position will require the candidate to work 100% in the office.**

The State Water Resources Control Board’s Division of Administration Services has an opening for an Accounting Administrator I (Specialist) in the Accounting Branch. The position is located at 1001 I Street, 18 Floor, Sacramento, right in the heart of downtown next to light rail stations, other public transportation, awesome restaurants, and more.

To be considered for this position, applicant must provide a COPY of unofficial transcripts and degree (if applicable) at the same time of application submission; however, please be aware that OFFICIAL transcripts must be provided prior to appointment.

Research, develop, and prepare procedures for accounting functions and processes. This includes preparing guidance that staff can follow to perform daily tasks and report, testing new and updated procedures, evaluating the impact of proposed process to business processes, and leading sessions to train other staff in the Accounting Branch on new and updated procedures and processes.
Ensure non-accounting customers have a working knowledge of accounting procedures and processes. This includes performing outreach and working with staff in a wide range of Water Boards program to explain accounting procedures and processes for customer use, such as allocations, year-end, appropriations, management reports, and expenditures. Prepare and lead sessions to train non-accounting customers on accounting processes and the responsibilities, as a customer, to ensure timely completion of the procedure.
Analyze the information and reports available in FI$Cal, including unmet reporting needs. This may include Fi$Cal reports for program management, financial reporting, and control agency needs. Test new reports to ensure data accuracy and that the reports meet Water Boards needs. Review accounting reports and train other staff in the Accounting Branch on FI$Cal reporting procedures and best practices.
Serve as a key member of the internal control committee.

Additional information:
Candidates must possess essential personal qualifications including integrity, initiative, dependability, good judgment, the ability to work cooperatively with others, and the ability to perform the assigned duties of the class.

If the position requires driving, you must possess a current and valid driver’s license. Please Do Not include full Social Security Number, method of eligibility, and LEAP information in your application package.

Salary information – CalHR salary rules allow appointment at the entrance rate (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 2, § 599.673) of a classification. For classes with alternate ranges, placement is based on education/experience.

Please take a moment to fill out the State Water Resources Control Board's Recruitment Survey.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.