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Senior Accountant

LACCD

Job Description

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Senior Accountant. This position performs professional accounting duties of a difficult and responsible nature requiring the application of established accounting principles and practices to a wide variety of technical and management accounting and fiscal problems and supervises the activities of a small unit engaged in processing accounting and other related documents.



Typical Duties



  • Supervises the activities of a small unit engaged in processing accounting documents, maintaining accounting records, preparing accounting statements and reports, and other related functions.



  • Prepares key statements such as balance sheets, income statements, source and application of funds statements, reports for assuring compliance with laws and regulations affecting the expenditure of funds, reports for controlling the budget, and reports on the status of obligations and expenditures.



  • Reconciles open accounts receivable with the general ledger on a periodic basis.



  • Devises and maintains control and summary accounts and effects reconciliation with subsidiary ledgers and records.



  • Analyzes accounting and reporting requirements of programs funded through a variety of sources and establishes appropriate monitoring procedures and accounting methods.



  • Conducts cost comparisons and analysis and develops cost expenditure data for use in budgetary and management analysis and planning.



  • Utilizes accounting enterprise systems in the processing of accounting and financial data.



  • Analyzes complex accounting and financial data, identifies and determines causes of discrepancies, and recommends corrective and preventative measures.



  • Devises accounting and fiscal forms and procedures within assigned area of responsibility.



  • Reviews and assists in the development of changes and revisions to accounting systems and procedures affecting assigned area of responsibility.



  • Answers non-routine inquires regarding account balances, codes, and accounting procedures and policies.



  • Identifies and reports accounting process and system issues and contributes to the analysis and testing of system modifications and improvements under the guidance of a functional business systems analyst.



  • Prepares complex periodic and special accounting statements and reports.



  • Acts as liaison and provides approved information concerning the accounting system to auditors, financial institutions, governmental agencies, and the public.



  • Maintains contact with District staff to supply accounting and financial data, secure information on operations and problems, and furnish advice on fundamental accounting practices and procedures.



  • May act for immediate supervisor in his/her absence.



  • May supervise payroll and personnel units at a college.



  • Performs related duties as assigned.



Job Requirements

Minimum Entrance Qualification:



Education:



A.  A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university, which included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester units of accounting coursework. A degree with a major in accounting, business administration, finance, public administration, or a related field is desirable.



OR



B.  A valid license to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in California.




Experience:


Two years of full-time, paid, professional-level accounting experience. One year of the required experience must have been in a supervisory or lead capacity. A successfully completed college-level course in supervision or management may substitute for the required one year of experience in a supervisory or lead capacity. Experience in governmental accounting is desirable.



VACANCIES: A vacancy currently exists at the District Office, 770 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90017. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list.



 



HOW TO APPLY and DEADLINE: Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2019. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page





Contact Us:



Personnel Commission: (213) 891-2129



24-hour Job Hotline: (213) 891-2099



TDD: (213) 891-2408



Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM

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Location US-CA-Los Angeles, CA
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $71,182.56 - $88,182.72 /Year
Store Type Accounting

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LACCD
Company:
US-CA-Los Angeles, CA
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$71,182.56 - $88,182.72 /Year
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Accounting
Store Type:

Job Description

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Senior Accountant. This position performs professional accounting duties of a difficult and responsible nature requiring the application of established accounting principles and practices to a wide variety of technical and management accounting and fiscal problems and supervises the activities of a small unit engaged in processing accounting and other related documents.



Typical Duties



  • Supervises the activities of a small unit engaged in processing accounting documents, maintaining accounting records, preparing accounting statements and reports, and other related functions.



  • Prepares key statements such as balance sheets, income statements, source and application of funds statements, reports for assuring compliance with laws and regulations affecting the expenditure of funds, reports for controlling the budget, and reports on the status of obligations and expenditures.



  • Reconciles open accounts receivable with the general ledger on a periodic basis.



  • Devises and maintains control and summary accounts and effects reconciliation with subsidiary ledgers and records.



  • Analyzes accounting and reporting requirements of programs funded through a variety of sources and establishes appropriate monitoring procedures and accounting methods.



  • Conducts cost comparisons and analysis and develops cost expenditure data for use in budgetary and management analysis and planning.



  • Utilizes accounting enterprise systems in the processing of accounting and financial data.



  • Analyzes complex accounting and financial data, identifies and determines causes of discrepancies, and recommends corrective and preventative measures.



  • Devises accounting and fiscal forms and procedures within assigned area of responsibility.



  • Reviews and assists in the development of changes and revisions to accounting systems and procedures affecting assigned area of responsibility.



  • Answers non-routine inquires regarding account balances, codes, and accounting procedures and policies.



  • Identifies and reports accounting process and system issues and contributes to the analysis and testing of system modifications and improvements under the guidance of a functional business systems analyst.



  • Prepares complex periodic and special accounting statements and reports.



  • Acts as liaison and provides approved information concerning the accounting system to auditors, financial institutions, governmental agencies, and the public.



  • Maintains contact with District staff to supply accounting and financial data, secure information on operations and problems, and furnish advice on fundamental accounting practices and procedures.



  • May act for immediate supervisor in his/her absence.



  • May supervise payroll and personnel units at a college.



  • Performs related duties as assigned.



Job Requirements

Minimum Entrance Qualification:



Education:



A.  A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university, which included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester units of accounting coursework. A degree with a major in accounting, business administration, finance, public administration, or a related field is desirable.



OR



B.  A valid license to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in California.




Experience:


Two years of full-time, paid, professional-level accounting experience. One year of the required experience must have been in a supervisory or lead capacity. A successfully completed college-level course in supervision or management may substitute for the required one year of experience in a supervisory or lead capacity. Experience in governmental accounting is desirable.



VACANCIES: A vacancy currently exists at the District Office, 770 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90017. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list.



 



HOW TO APPLY and DEADLINE: Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2019. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page





Contact Us:



Personnel Commission: (213) 891-2129



24-hour Job Hotline: (213) 891-2099



TDD: (213) 891-2408



Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM

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