The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for an Accountant-Auditor I in the Auditor-Controller’s Office. The Accountant-Auditor I performs a variety of professional accounting work related to the preparation and maintenance of accounting records, the audit of financial transactions and the production of reports and statements in a centralized setting; provides assistance to departments regarding financial or accounting matters and performs other duties as assigned. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level if incumbents have met the minimum qualifications and have demonstrated the ability to perform the responsibilities required at the higher performance level.
Accountant-Auditor I: Under general supervision incumbents learn job tasks, progressing to limited direction as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned. This is the entry professional level in the accounting series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience. The Accountant-Auditor I is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level.
Minimum: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, business or a related field. Candidates with strong experience who lack the degree are encouraged to apply.
Preferred: In addition to the minimum, experience performing accounting related duties.
Special Requirements: Must successfully complete an extensive and thorough background investigation which includes Live Scan fingerprinting and credit check prior to hire; will be required to perform disaster service activities pursuant to Government Code 3100-3109.
Licenses and Certification: The ability to obtain a valid California Class C driver’s license within ten (10) days of employment ; may be required to maintain license throughout employment at the discretion of the Appointing Authority.
HIRING RANGE: $4,845 – $6,299