Senior Accounting Technician - OPEN UNTIL FILLED | Santa Cruz
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Definition THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
Santa Cruz METRO is seeking a dynamic, and creative individual
to fill the position of Senior Accounting Technician at our Fleet
Under direction, a Senior Accounting Technician performs
journey-level technical accounting and administrative duties to
support department functions and processes, including processing
high volume (approximately 200 – 250) invoices monthly, records
daily shift attendance, reconcile budget to general ledger,
maintain and update requisitions , and continually gathers data for
Characteristics and Example of Duties The duties listed below
represent the various types of work that may be performed. The
omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if
the work is related or a logical assignment to this class.
Performs accounts payable duties; reviews and matches accounts
payable documents such as invoices, reports and purchase orders to
support payment and reconcile discrepancies; reviews contracts,
accounts, statements, or payments to confirm payment status, terms,
pricing, and scope of work; routes payment documents for
approval/signature; submits approved documents for payment. Tracks
budget accounts and balances; monitors expenditures compared to
budget allowances and notifies management if over-budget;
reconciles transactions and account balances to Finance
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Minimum Qualifications and Other Conditions of Employment Any
combination of experience and education that would likely provide
the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way
to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education, Training, and Experience:
One (1) year certificate of proficiency from an accredited
college in accounting, business administration, or a comparable
field of coursework.
Three (3) years of experience requiring technical bookkeeping,
financial recordkeeping, and/or accounts payable and receivable
work, preferably in a public agency.
Two (2) years successfully performing an Accounting Technician
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
A valid California Driver's License will be required at the time
of appointment and throughout employment.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a current, valid California
Class "C" Driver's License.
APPLICANT PROCESS: Applicants must complete and submit an
official Santa Cruz METRO on-line application and any other
required documents specified on the job announcement from our
website, www.scmtd.com . A separate application must be filled for
each open position. Resumes will be accepted and are recommended,
but may not be substituted for the required application. The
standards and minimum requirements as stated on the front of this
job announcement represent only the minimum required to file an
application. Meeting the listed standards does not guarantee that a
candidate will be invited for an examination or interview as the
Human Resources Department reserves the right to limit the number
of candidates to the most qualified for the position as determined
by the Santa Cruz METRO staff. Certification of candidates from the
Eligible List to the hiring department may be made each time there
is a vacancy. Santa Cruz METRO is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Santa Cruz METRO will make
reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate
persons with disabilities. Please advise Human Resources in advance
of any special needs by calling 831-420-2542.
EMPLOYMENT/MEDICAL VERIFICATION: A medical examination paid by
Santa Cruz METRO may be required of each prospective employee
depending on position. The candidate's physical condition must be
consistent with the requirement of the job duties to be performed.
Candidates are cautioned that offers of employment are conditional
and subject to the satisfactory completion of the medical
examination where required, reference check, fingerprints, and
other aspects of the employment process. Candidates offered
employment are required to sign a loyalty oath to the State of
California. Proof of American Citizenship or authorization to work
in the United States will be required.
SELECTION PROCESS: The selection process may include one or more
of the following: application review, application assessment,
performance test, written test and/or oral interview examination.
The employment application, qualifying information questions and/or
supplemental questions will be evaluated based on the employment
standards and minimum qualifications listed above.
NOTE: All statements made on the application are subject to
verification and investigation. False statements will be cause for
disqualification, removal from the Eligible List, and/or discharge
This position will be posted until filled.
After 10 days from open date, applications will be reviewed and
we will set up computer testing.
Our tentative date for interviews will be Friday, September 4,
Our target hiring date will be Monday, September 14,
2020 or Monday, September 21, 2020.
Distinguishing Characteristics Senior Accounting Technician is a
journey-level class in this series. An incumbent in this class
performs tasks requiring interpretation and application of
specialized accounting policies and procedures to ensure that
assigned activities comply with various legal, regulatory, policy,
and other requirements. This class may be distinguished from the
lower level class of Accounting Technician because an incumbent in
the latter class performs a limited range of technical accounting
work while learning to perform the full range of journey-level
duties. It may also be distinguished from the higher-level class of
Accounting Specialist because an incumbent in the latter class
performs advanced technical accounting work.
Agency Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District
Address Our HR Office is located at:
110 Vernon Street
Santa Cruz, California, 95060