Job: Accountant II
 Details
 Job Title:  Accountant II
 Position Type:  Full-Time
 Compensation/Salary:  $53,644 to $68,473
 Job Code:  JBF3771
 Posted On:  22 Jan 2013
 Deadline:  Open Until Filled
 Company/Agency:  Rocklin
 Job Category:  Accntng-Audit-Controller
 Location:  Rocklin, CA 
 Job Web Site:  www.rocklin.ca.us/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=13989
 Job Description
  This 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 record-keeping programs. Successful performance of the work requires thorough knowledge of governmental accounting practices and procedures, fund accounting and fiscal management. This class is distinguished from Senior Accountant in that the latter is responsible for performing the most complex professional accounting duties and provides technical and functional direction to lower-level staff.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

•Provides responsible professional and technical assistance in the administration and implementation of the City's financial, auditing, and accounting programs.
•Prepares journal entries and reconciles general ledger and subsidiary accounts; prepares monthly financial statements, including distributing monthly revenue and expenditure reports to departments; prepares numerous monthly financial reports.
•Analyzes and reconciles expenditure and revenue accounts, including trustee accounts and investment reports.
•Participates in operating an automated office and computerized financial and information system; identifies, develops and implements new automated applications as needed to facilitate effectiveness and efficiency.
•Participates in and assumes responsibility for various departmental programs including financial statements, general ledger, monthly statements, payroll, and special districts accounting; conducts and prepares special studies and reports.
•Reconciles postings from payroll, accounts payable, cash receipts, and accounts receivable to the general ledger.
•Prepares a variety of financial and statistical reports including year-end reporting, budgetary and management analysis.
•Monitors expenditures, revenues and budget allocations to determine the City's financial status and prepares custom reports, graphs and schedules as needed.
•Interprets, explains and applies general and governmental accounting/auditing principles and procedures, laws and regulations affecting the financial operations of municipal government.
•Assists in the coordination of the annual audits and assumes a lead role as needed.
•Records and maintains appropriate controls for fixed assets; assists in the City's purchase orders and accounts payable system, auditing and financial analysis, grant accounting and special reports.
•Assists with investments, portfolio management and cash management, debt management, new financing, annexations and subdivisions, and revenue and expense projections.
•Assists Chief Financial Officer with the preparation of the City’s budget.
•Performs professional accounting work.
•Performs other duties as assigned.
 
 Job Contact
 Contact Name:  Michael Green  Primary Phone:  916-625-5055
 Title:  Human Resources Manager  Fax: 
 Company/Agency:  Rocklin  Email: 
 Location:  Rocklin, CA  Contact Web Site:  www.rocklin.ca.us/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=13989