Fatherhood FIRE Accountant II - Contract

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full Time Accounting and Finance Fire and EMS Purchasing and Warehouse
  • Salary: $24.24 Hourly USD

Job Description

The Job

The Preschool Services Department is recruiting for a Fatherhood FIRE Accountant II - Contract to perform a variety of professional accounting and auditing duties for the Fatherhood FIRE Program; prepare factual and analytical statements and reports; analyze and evaluate financial records; and perform related duties as required.

Through the Preschool Services Department (PSD), the Fatherhood - Family-focused, Interconnected, Resilient, and Essential (FIRE) grant is in support of adult fathers (age 18 and older) with children who are eligible to be enrolled in a Head Start program located in San Bernardino County. The purpose of the Fatherhood FIRE grant is to support healthy father engagement activities through a Comprehensive Fatherhood Program that will: promote or sustain a healthy marriage, responsible parenting, and economic stability.


1) Travel throughout the County will be required. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance will be required at the time of hire for the person providing the transportation.
2) Pass a pre-employment physical including a tuberculosis test and required immunizations (SB792).
3) This is a contract position and continued employment is based on funding availability.


Job offers are contingent upon passing a background investigation which includes a fingerprint check and search of the Child Abuse Index before appointment. If an individual has been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, the individual cannot work or be present in any community care facility unless they request and subsequently obtain a criminal record exemption from the Community Care Licensing Division, Caregiver Background Check Bureau (CBCB). With the exception of minor traffic violations, all convictions, including misdemeanors, felonies and convictions occurring a long time ago, require an exemption. CBCB also examines arrest records to determine if there is a possible danger to clients. Crimes against children and convictions of a violent nature, such as sex offenses, murder, manslaughter, arson and robbery are crimes for which an exemption cannot be issued. (Health & Safety Code section 1596.871)

Minimum Requirements

Experience :
One (1) year of full-time equivalent professional-level accounting experience. (Experience must be clearly detailed in the Work Experience section of the Application and supplemental questionnaire.)

Education :
A completed Bachelor's degree in Accounting OR Bachelor's degree in another field which includes 30 semester (45 quarter) units of completed college coursework in Accounting or closely related field, half of which MUST be upper division. (Transcripts AND degree must be attached with the application.)

Note: Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: A copy of legible transcripts (unofficial are acceptable) AND degree MUST be attached to your application or submitted via fax to (909) 387-5819 Attn: FF Accountant II or email to employment@hr.sbcounty.gov Subject: FF Accountant II. Failure to provide the requested documents by the filing deadline may result in disqualification of the application.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, extensive professional-level accounting experience in the public sector and an active CPA license.

Selection Process

There will be a determination of minimum qualifications based upon a review of the Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire; therefore it is to your advantage to provide as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible , as resumes will not be reviewed or accepted in lieu of the application materials.

Application Procedure :
Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application as soon as possible. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted, you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

San Bernardino, California United States View Map