Financial Accountant III

Department/Agency of position: 
State of California State Controller's Office
Location of position: 
Sacramento, CA
$8,989 – $10,208
Date Posted: 
Friday, August 9, 2019
Closing Date: 
Monday, September 9, 2019
Job Description: 

Scope of Position: Under the direction of the Bureau Chief, the Financial Accountant III plans, develops, and directs the highly complex work activities of staff specialists performing technical and professional financial accounting and reporting activities within the Policy Section. The Policy Section is responsible for analyzing new financial accounting and reporting requirements, pronouncements, and standards; determining the proper accounting treatment of financial reporting requirements; creating and providing guidelines to assist in implementing new and ongoing policies and procedures; and assuring the accuracy and integrity of statewide financial accounting records and financial statements published by SCO. The Policy Section is also responsible for responding to national financial accounting and reporting policy surveys, questions, and exposure drafts. The incumbent performs a full range of duties including, but not limited to, the duties and responsibilities outlined below.

Minimum Qualifications and List Eligibility: You must meet the minimum educational requirements, the minimum experience requirements, and have list eligibility in order to be considered, and appointed, for this position. Applicants will acquire list eligibility by taking an examination held by the California Department of Human Resources tied to a specific job classification. Receiving a passing score on this exam demonstrates you may have the necessary experience and knowledge to perform a job of this classification.

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