Accountant II

CITY OF MADERA   Madera, CA   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on July 9, 2024
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Accountant II

Salary: $58,509.09 - $74,666.83 Annually
Closing Date: 7/17/2024 11:59 PM Pacific


Under general supervision, performs the full range of professional level accounting tasks and duties assigned to classes within the Accountant series including maintaining, developing and analyzing fiscal statements and records; prepares financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Governmental Accounting Standards; performs other related duties as required.

Primary Responsibilities

The Accountant II is the full journey level class in the professional Accountant series.  An Accountant II is expected to perform the full range of professional accounting work including the more complex and technical accounting functions.   Incumbents are expected to have a thorough knowledge of governmental accounting systems and procedures.  This classification is distinguished from the next lower classification of Accountant I by the performance of the more complex accounting functions including detailed federal and state reporting requirements. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, or a related field; and
  • At least two (2) years of full time professional accounting work experience equivalent to Accountant I with the City of Madera; and
  • A valid Class C California driver's license or equivalent issued by a government agency

Additional Information

Only those applicants who meet the qualification standards of this position by the application filing deadline will be allowed to participate in the examination process. Examination scores determine standing on Civil Service eligibility lists. The City Manager, upon recommendation of the department head, will make the final selection and appointment from the established eligibility list.

The examination process may consist of the following parts: Application Package Review: Qualifying Only; Oral Interview 100% Weight Value. Candidates must earn a score of 70% or higher to be considered for the eligibility list.  

Applicants who require special examination accommodations due to a disability should contact the Human Resources Department five (5) business days prior to any scheduled examination at (559) 661-5401.

Applicants may be eligible for Veteran’s Preference Points (5 points) and should attach a DD214 to their employment application for consideration of this preference. 

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