Fiscal Specialist

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Aug 29, 2023
Full Time Accounting and Finance
  • Salary: $39,956.80 - $54,891.20 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Bi-annual step increases of 2.5% up to Step 14

San Bernardino County is currently accepting applications for Fiscal Specialists who perform complex fiscal duties which may include the following: review, audit, and prepare accounting documents; process payments, invoices, billings, reimbursements, credit card statements, and claims; maintain accounting or fiscal records; prepare fiscal and statistical reports; and collect, distribute and allocate funds to correct accounts.

For a more detailed description of job duties, refer to the Fiscal Specialist job description.


The resulting eligible list will be used to fill immediate vacancies in a number of County Departments and may also be used to fill future vacancies within the County Fire and Special Districts Departments. Applicants will be asked to indicate their availability and preference for referral to the various agencies in the Supplemental Questionnaire.

Some County Departments, such as the Registrar of Voters, require overtime depending on election cycles and other periodic business needs. Indicate your availability for referral to positions that require overtime in Supplemental Question 7.

The Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) has immediate vacancies in the ARMC-Human Resources Unit that require the processing of payroll, including auditing, calculating, and making corrections to time sheets. ARMC currently utilizes the Kronos payroll system. Interested candidates must indicate their availability for referral to ARMC in Supplemental Question 8.

The County Fire Department and Special Districts Department are separate entities from San Bernardino County, and as such, compensation and benefits for their positions are set forth in a different compensation plan. The salary for County Fire and Special District Fiscal Specialist is $19.24 - $27.19 hourly (N18). Starting salary reflects pending increase contingent upon assessed values for previous fiscal year.

For additional details: Non-Represented Employee Compensation Plan

Applications will be accepted and processed until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. This recruitment may close without notice; interested candidates should apply as soon as possible.

Minimum Requirements


Experience: Eighteen (18) months of full-time equivalent fiscal work experience reviewing, reconciling, and maintaining fiscal/accounting records as the primary function of the job.

Education Substitution: Six (6) semester (9 quarter) units of c ompleted college level accounting coursework, obtained from an accredited college/university, may be substituted for up to six (6) months of the required experience. (Completed courses and their corresponding credit values must be individually noted in the Supplemental Questionnaire. )

NOTE: General office/clerical as well as internship/student experience is not considered qualifying fiscal work experience.

Education: A completed Bachelor's degree in mathematics, accounting/finance, or other relevant field of study obtained from an accredited college/university . (This information should be clearly indicated in the Education section of the application. A copy of your degree/proof of graduation must be attached.)

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have excellent math/fiscal skills as well as the ability to operate a computer, applicable software, and a variety of office machines to enter and retrieve data and produce and/or process a variety of documents and reports. The ideal candidate will also excel working in team settings and enjoy collaborating with existing fiscal/accounting staff .

Selection Process

There will be an online assessment of knowledge and skills in the following areas:
Advanced Fiscal Concepts
Attention to Detail
Interpersonal Relations

Details of the online assessment process will be emailed once the recruitment has closed.

All communications regarding the remainder of the selection process will be conducted via email . Please be sure the email provided on this application is active and checked regularly. It is your responsibility to keep your personal information up to date. Update your Spam, Junk, Bulk, and Firewall settings as needed to ensure that you receive all information pertaining to this recruitment.

IMPORTANT: The ability to take pre-employment tests online is a privilege. Please do not take advantage of this benefit. Also, be aware that applicants may be required to take parallel versions of these tests in a proctored setting in order to confirm their identities as the original test takers.

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.

If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application.

EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process .
Closing Date/Time: 12/8/2023 5:00 PM Pacific

Job Address

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