Job: Accountant II
 Job Title:  Accountant II
 Position Type:  Full-Time
 Compensation/Salary:  $53,644-$68,473
 Job Code:  JAH3911
 Posted On:  24 Apr 2013
 Deadline:  until filled
 Company/Agency:  City of Rocklin
 Job Category:  Accntng-Audit-Controller
 Location:  Rocklin, CA 
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 Job Description
  The City of Rocklin is seeking an Accountant II to perform responsible professional accounting,administrative and technical support relative to the planning, organization and coordination of assigned activities in the Finance and Technology Department. The Accountant II is the journey level class in the professional accounting series. Incumbents exercise a high level of discretion and independent judgment in performing the full range of routine and complex departmental accounting
and record쳌]keeping programs. Successful performance of the work requires thorough knowledge of governmental accounting practices and procedures, fund accounting and fiscal management.

Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
. Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four쳌]year college or university with major coursework in accounting or a closely related field.
. Three (3) years of progressively responsible professional public accounting experience equivalent to the Accountant I with the City of Rocklin.

Candidates should also possess the following knowledge and abilities.
Knowledge of:
. Principles and practices of public and governmental accounting and financing.
. Principles and practices of business organization and public administration.
. Modern accounting principles, practices, and methods including program budgeting and auditing
and their application to municipal operations.
. Computer applications related to work, including word processing and spreadsheet software.
. Basic record keeping principles and procedures.
. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service to public and City staff, in person and over the telephone.
Ability to:
. Analyze financial data and draw sound conclusions.
. Analyze situations accurately and develop effective courses of action.
. Understand and carry out a variety of complex instructions in a responsible and independent manner.
. Establish and maintain a variety of files and records.
. Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
. Utilize computerized spreadsheet and word processing systems, prepare clear, complete and concise financial statements and reports.
. Operate modern office equipment, including computer equipment and software programs.
. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone and in writing.
. Use tact, initiative, prudence and independent judgment within general policy, procedural and legal guidelines.
. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
 Job Contact
 Contact Name:  Human Resources  Primary Phone:  916-625-5050
 Title:  Human Resources Technician  Fax:  916-625-5099
 Company/Agency:  City of Rocklin  Email:
 Location:  Rocklin, CA  Contact Web Site: