Accounting Manager

  • San Joaquin County, CA
  • Stockton, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Accounting and Finance
  • Salary: $7,124 - $8,660/month USD

Job Description

San Joaquin County is recruiting for current vacancies of Accounting Manager in departments including San Joaquin General Hospital and Public Health Services.

San Joaquin General Hospital is offering a great career opportunity for those who possess strong professional accounting experience. TheAccounting Managerposition in the hospital's General Accounting Department is responsible for managingprofessional and technical accounting staff. Ideal candidates should possess managerial experience (Accounts Payable and Payroll will be reporting to this position), accrual basis accounting experience; advanced experience in Excel; excellent organizational skills, andstrong interpersonal communication skills.Health careaccounting experience is highly desirable andpreferred.

Public Health Services is looking for an experienced accounting professional to join the leadership team and manage the department's accounting unit. In addition to selection, training and supervision ofstaff, thePHS Accounting Manager will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on the department's numerous grants. This is a critical function of Public Health Services successful operations and an ideal candidate will possess skills that will ensure timely and accurate reporting to department managers as well as local, state and federal government regulators. For more information on the programs provided by Public Health Services, please visit their website.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline.

NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.

TYPICAL DUTIES Plans activities and services of a complex accounting unit; selects, trains, supervises, and evaluates professional, para-professional, and clerical accounting staff; resolves complex technical problems of subordinates; performs a wide variety of specialized accounting assignments. Reviews and analyzes federal, state, and other regulations including cost reimbursement policies and guidelines; reviews allocation of costs within the department and/or division; reviews, analyzes, and recommends policies, procedures, guidelines, and other business activities to ensure legal compliance and efficiency. Supervises and participates in maintenance of the unit's accounting and billing systems; determines appropriate expense and revenue classifications; coordinates timely completion of claims processing, report printing, system availability and other activities with departmental computer operations and the Information Systems Department. Provides information for and prepares comprehensive financial reports for internal units, federal, state, and local agencies, and/or to private auditing firms as required by governing agencies; prepares budget reports for management review and assessment of the agency's fiscal performance, budgetary compliance, and allocation of resources. Assists in preparation of complex operating and/or departmental budgets; compiles and prepares budget estimates from anticipated operating costs, cash collections, revenues, and expenses; maintains appropriate budget controls over departmental expenditures. Assists in the preparation and review of cost reports; participates in cost report audits. Participates in preparing and reviewing federal and state grant reports, participates in financial budgeting of programs resulting from propositions and senate and assembly bills; participates in related audits. Acts as liaison with other management staff, other accounting units, federal and state intermediaries, the County Auditor-Controller's Office, the County Administrator's staff, and other County departments. Plans and coordinates fiscal audits and reviews by auditors and review organizations; prepares response to auditor's report. Confers with administrative and/or management staff and makes recommendations as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education : Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, business administration, economics, or a closely related field, including at least twelve semester units in accounting.
Experience : Four years of professional accounting experience.

Substitution : Additional experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years.

License : Possession of a valid California driver's license if required by the nature of the assignment.

Note: Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application.

KNOWLEDGE

Principles and practices of program development and administration; accounting theory, principles, practices, and procedures and their application to a wide variety of accounting transactions and problems with particular reference to governmental accounting; principles and practices of budget preparation and administration; auditing theory, principles and practices; cost accounting principles and practices; enterprise funds; auditing theory, principles, and practices; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation; pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations; modern office procedures, practices, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as spreadsheets, databases, and electronic data processing systems.

ABILITY

Oversee and manage a complex accounting/fiscal unit within a large County department or division; train and supervise professional and non-professional staff; plan and organize effectively; gather and analyze data; evaluate accounting and auditing problems; prepare complex financial and statistical reports; develop appropriate systems for accounts, records, forms, and procedures; operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications; adapt to changing technologies and learn the functionality of new equipment and systems; interpret and apply rules and regulations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others including County officials and employees, other governmental agencies, or representatives of other business entities; communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Mobility -Frequent operation of a data entry device and sitting for long periods of time; occasional standing for long periods of time, walking, pushing/pulling, bending/squatting, driving, and climbing stairs; Lifting -Frequently 5 lbs. or less; occasionally 5 to 30 lbs.; Visual -Constant use of overall vision and reading/close-up work; frequent need for color perception, hand/eye coordination, and field of vision; Dexterity -Frequent holding, reaching, grasping, repetitive motion, and writing; Hearing/Talking -Frequent hearing of normal speech, hearing on the telephone, talking in person and on the telephone; Emotional/Physiological Factors -Frequent decision making, concentration, and working alone; occasional public contact; Special Requirements -Some assignments may require occasional working weekends, nights, and/or occasional overtime; occasional travel; Environmental Conditions -Occasional exposure to noise, dust, and poor ventilation; occasional exposure to varied weather conditions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo .

Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):

San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

BENEFITS

Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides a comprehensive benefits package to employees of this bargaining unit. The benefits include the option of three medical plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available.

Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee's expense.

Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee's expense.

For more detailed information on the County's benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Benefits.

Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows:

1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000
3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000
5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000
10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000

Employees may purchase additional term life insurance up to a maximum of $200,000 at the group rate. Regular employees in this unit shall be provided with a supplemental life insurance policy with a face value up to $75,000.

125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit).

Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Act of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees' Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees' Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance.

Deferred Compensation :The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $18,000 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $24,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available.

Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years.

Holiday : Depending on date of hire into the unit, employees earn either 10 or 14 holidays peryear.

Administrative Leave : Each fiscal year, department heads grant 10 days of administrative leave to eligible salaried employees. Administrative leave may not be carried beyond to the next fiscal year.

Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one-half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year.

Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of an immediate family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee's spouse, domestic partner, parent or child.

Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step.

Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year.

Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton : The County contributes up to $17 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area.

School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children's school activities.

Note: County e mployees who currently receive a cafeteria plan allowance and subsequently transfer, demote or promote from or into the Middle Management represented unit which provides for a capped cafeteria plan contribution amount shall receive the capped amount of the Middle Management unit.

Selection Procedures

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will go through the following examination process:
  • Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list.
  • Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate's education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate's score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list.
  • Written & Oral Exam: If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list.
  • Rate-out: A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate's application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process.

Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points.

Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date.

Veteran's Points : Eligible veterans, unmarried widows and widowers of veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have been honorably discharged and who have served during wartime shall be given veteran's points in initial appointment to County service. Eligible veterans receive 5 points and eligible disabled veterans receive 10 points. Disabled veterans must submit a recent award letter stating a 10% service connected disability issued by the United States Veterans Administration. Note: A copy of your DD214 showing the discharge type must be received in the Human Resources by the date of the examination.

Acceptable wartime service dates:
  • September 16, 1940 to December 31, 1946
  • June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955
  • August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975
  • Persian Gulf War, August 2, 1990, through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation.
Eligible Lists: Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a period which shall not exceed a total of three years from the date established.

Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods.
  • Rule of the Rank: The top rank orranks of eligibles will be referred for hiring interviews. The minimum number of names to be referred will be equal to the number of positions plus nine, or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. When fillingnine or more positions in a department at the same time, the top rank or ranks will be referred and the minimum number of names shall be two times the number of positions to be filled or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. This applies only to open competitive recruitments.
  • Rule of Five: The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination.
  • Rule of the List: For classifications designated by the Director of Human Resources, the entire eligible list will be referred to the department.

Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities.

Pre-Employment Drug Screening Exam: Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen.

Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when;
  • They are related to the Appointing Authority or
  • The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other.
Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule.

Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply Online:

www.sjgov.org/department/hr

By mail or in person:

San Joaquin County Human Resources

44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330

Stockton, CA 95202

Office hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays.

Phone: (209) 468-3370

Job Line:

For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377.

When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).

San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo .


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Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)

No

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