Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
Yorba Linda Water District
Location of position: 
Placentia, CA
Wage/Salary: 
$33.74 – $43.19 Hourly
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Closing Date: 
Friday, August 11, 2017
Job Description: 

Under general supervision, performs professional accounting work, including auditing, analyzing and verifying fiscal records and reports, preparing financial and statistical reports, providing information to District staff regarding accounting practices and procedures, and reconciling general ledger accounts; assists in preparing the District's annual and mid-year budgets; prepares year-end audit reports and schedules; and performs related work as required.

Education and Experience: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or other related field is required. Three (3) years of accounting experience in government accounting, preparing budgets and financial statements. Additional experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years, provided that at least 30 core semester units (or equivalent quarter units) in accounting have been obtained.

Licenses and Certifications: Possession of a valid California Class “C” driver's license with a satisfactory driving record may be required at the time of hire.

Apply online at www.ylwd.com. Click on “YLWD Jobs” to access the complete job description, list of benefits, and employment application. Candidates are required to attach a copy of their diploma/degree to their application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed online application. Submitting an incomplete application or partial information may result in removal of your application from consideration in the examination process. All applications will be reviewed for accuracy, completion, relevant experience, education, training and other job related qualifications. This is a regular, full-time position and serves at the will of the General Manager. At-will employees may be dismissed without cause or right of appeal.

Applicants with the strongest background relating to the responsibilities of this position will be invited to participate in the screening process which may include one or more of the following: written test, oral interview, and/or performance/practical examination. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background/reference check and post-employment physical examination at no cost to the candidate.

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