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Accountant - Auditor I/II - Compliance and Internal Audits

Organization: Napa County
Date Posted: 1/13/2020
Date Needed: 1/13/2020
City: Napa
Location: California
Country: United States
Primary Category: Accounting/Audit/Controller
Salary: $68,078.40 yearly
Type of Position: Full-Time

Description & Details

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

Verify accounts, ledgers and other fiscal records; prepare quarterly and annual accounting and fiscal reports and periodic financial statements; participate in cost allocation studies; verify cost reports and claims for state and federal reimbursement; examine, analyze and verify financial and related records of County departments; participate in studying and evaluating the adequacy of internal controls, records and procedures, including compliance with statutory, administrative and contractual requirements; conduct field audits of County departments and related governmental agencies, and prepare appropriate recommendations and reports; review financial documents for accuracy and completeness of information; assist in the installation of new systems or in the modification of existing systems; operate a computer terminal/console for the purpose of entering and retrieving information; may assist in staff training.; perform related duties as assigned.


Accountant - Auditor I:


General accounting principles, theories and practices to accurately complete assignments.

Governmental cost accounting to prepare financial statements.

General budgeting procedures to accurately review submitted financial data.

Automated accounting software programs, processing procedures and methods to efficiently complete assignments.

Auditing theory, principles, practices and techniques to accurately review submitted financial data.


Analyze and evaluate fiscal records to demonstrate good stewardship of County assets.

Prepare a variety of accounting reports to demonstrate good stewardship of County assets.

Perform mathematical calculations rapidly and accurately to ensure Department productivity goals are met.

Perform detailed work involving numerical data to meet expected production results.

Utilize automated accounting programs to ensure efficient completion of assigned duties.

Utilize Microsoft Office software programs to prepare professional documentation.

Prepare clear and concise reports to convey information in a useful format.

Effectively communicate verbally to explain procedures to personnel in other County Departments.

Effectively communicate in written form to professionally present information in an accurate and useful manner.

Understand and follow oral and written instructions to complete requested tasks.


Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others to promote teamwork to help achieve Departmental goals and objectives.

Sit for long periods of time to input, retrieve, prepare and evaluate fiscal data.

Utilize keyboard for extended periods of time to complete required tasks.

Accountant - Auditor II:

In addition to the qualifications for Accountant-Auditor I, the Accountant-Auditor II class requires the following:
Working knowledge of accounting and auditing theory, principles, and practices, and their application to a wide variety of accounting transactions.
Working knowledge of the laws, ordinances, and regulations governing the operation of a local governmental agency.
Principles of account classifications.
Analyze and evaluate accounting and auditing problems, and develop appropriate data in the preparation of reports and statements.
Conduct effective and thorough audits and make recommendations based on findings.
Perform a wide variety of professional accounting work of varying complexity.

How to Apply / Contact

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1.  Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, January 27, 2020.

2.  Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and applicants who meet minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of January 27, 2020. Only the most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited to participate in the Oral Panel Interview.
3. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of February 10, 2020. Only the most qualified candidates from the Oral Panel Interview will be placed on the eligible list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year.
The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.