Wednesday , March 22 2023

Associate Accounting Analyst – Cal Fire Employment

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Job Description:

Accounting Analysts perform such duties as analyzing a variety of accounting data to assist in the application of financial data and information to management problems; providing estimates of expenditures, reimbursements and revenues; advising management of forecasted expenditures relative to budgeted expenditures; forecasting, determining and managing necessary cash flow to support financial operations; identifying significant trends and making comparisons to previous accounting periods; analyzing and maintaining accounting controls required by the Controller’s centralized control accounting system

Job Responsibilities:

  • In addition to performing analytical and advisory duties of the nature described above, Accounting Analysts may also be assigned complex technical, professional accounting responsibilities related to the establishment, maintenance and reporting of accounting records, such as establishing new accounts, monitoring fund balances, analyzing appropriateness of transactions, approving expenditures, certifying availability of funds, preparing financial statements in conformance with both a legal basis and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and other related work.
  • Positions which have as their primary responsibility the performance of technical, professional accounting duties, related to the establishment, maintenance and reporting of accounting records should be allocated to the Accounting Officer series.
  • Positions which have as their primary responsibility the study and implementation of new or revised accounting systems should be allocated to the Administrative Analyst (Accounting Systems) series.

Job Requirements:

  • Three years of increasingly responsible accounting analyst, professional accounting, accounting systems or auditing experience in a governmental or private setting.
  • (Experience in the California state service applied toward this requirement must include at least one year performing the duties of a class at a level of responsibility not less than that of Accounting Analyst, Range C.)
  • Accounting principles and procedures; governmental accounting and budgeting; principles of electronic data processing; principles of policy formulation; statistical methods; principles of finance; business law; principles of business management.
  •  Apply accounting principles and practices; analyze data and draw sound conclusions; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; prepare clear, comprehensive, and concise reports; apply principles of finance and develop financial policy; apply statistical methods; analyze a variety of accounting data; identify trends, make projections, and draw conclusions; make sound decisions and recommendations with regard to accounting problems; work closely with operating managers to identify accounting office capabilities as they apply to a variety of program needs;
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relations with those contacted in the work; interpret and apply laws, rules, standards and procedures; and communicate effectively.

Job Details:

Company: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Salinas, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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