Accountant

Finance
Full-time
Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
11/03/2017
yparra@sccrtc.org
831-460-3200
831-460-3215

GENERAL DEFINITION

Under general direction of the Fiscal Officer, the Accountant performs difficult, complex and professional accounting and fiscal duties. The Accountant maintains fiscal records; prepares a variety of accounting statistical and narrative reports; and other accounting and fiscal work as required.

DISTINGUISING CHARACTERISTICS:

 

Accountant I

Is the first working level in the Accountant series. Incumbents perform professional operating and cost accounting work requiring the standardized application of well-established accounting principles, theories, concepts and practices, and initially receives detailed instructions and close supervision. Incumbents receive less supervision as they acquire additional accounting skills and organizational experience; and are expected to qualify for promotion to higher levels.

 

Accountant II

Is the journey level in the Accountant series. Under direction, incumbents work independently, perform professional operating or cost accounting work, which requires the application of established accounting principles to a wide variety of problems. As distinguished from the Accountant I level, accounting assignments are relatively more wide ranging and complex.

 

Accountant III

Is the Advanced Journey Level in the Accountant series; incumbents are expected to perform complex accounting technical work. Assignments are more unpredictable and more analytical including: assisting in budget preparation, preparing indirect cost allocation plan (ICAP), prepare complex financial reports and staff reports for the Board, maintains payroll system, and maintain the fixed assets.

Please review full job description as each Accountant level requires different skills

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