INTERNAL JOB POSTING
Job Title: Accountant II
Biweekly Salary: $3006 (Step 1) - $3654 (Step5)
Annual Salary: $78,156 (Step 1) - $95,004 (Step 5)
Final Filing Date: February 14, 2020 COB
The San Francisco Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure (OCII) is seeking an Accounting II for the Finance and Administration Division. This position will serve as a bridge between the Projects and Programs Division and the Finance and Administration Division, communicating critical information between the divisions and utilizing information to actualize both project and financial and accounting outcomes.
This position is responsible for difficult and complex professional level accounting and fiscal analysis and providing functional or technical supervision to other accounting, as well as project and support staff.
The position is operates independently and will receive occasional instruction and assistance from the Fiscal and Contract Manager as new or unusual situations arise support. This position will perform and oversee complex fiscal and accounting work in connection with general ledger management, grant and bond accounting, allocating project costs to appropriate accounts, and keeping other varied and sophisticated accounting records.
The following list of duties and tasks represents the primary job responsibilities:
- Analyze Agency transactions; prepare and review ledgers and journal entries; balance and maintain complex accounting records such as trusts, funds, and claims; create and adequately post documented journal entries to record transactions as appropriate;
- Post or supervise the posting of general ledger accounts from subsidiary ledgers; prepare trial balances, reconciliations and work sheets; prepare financial reports and statements; verify, reconcile and adjust inventories;
- Review documents authorizing expenditures from various funds for conformance with existing legal and procedural requirements, including budget, ROPS, and contract authority; verify and process accounts payable for posting and payment; adjust and maintain contract and purchase order encumbrances as necessary;
- Prepare audit schedules requested by and provide assistance to internal and external auditors;
- Prepare year-end reports and schedules, assist in year-end close, and ensure compliance with all regulations and accounting principles;
- Read and understand real estate development documents and apply knowledge to accounting transactions, records, and financial reporting;
- Attend meetings with staff responsible for implementing real estate development projects and apply knowledge to accounting transactions, records, and financial reporting and share knowledge with other Finance and Administration staff;
- Correspond with City partners, private sector developers, and private sector professional service providers to ensure and track correct and timely billing and revenue collection;
- Prepare financial reports related to project areas, real estate development projects, housing projects, and Community Facilities districts including, budget to actual, year over year variances, available and encumbered cash, revenue projections, and cash flows;
- Work with project staff to prepare, enter, and manage project budgets;
- Explain complex accounting and financial transactions, policies, and reports in simple language to executive staff, project staff, and private sector developers and professional staff;
- Participate in the development, implementation, and documentation of accounting and fiscal procedures and methods; analyze existing accounting procedures and prepare recommendations for their revision when necessary; design procedures and methods for internal controls;
- Supervise directly and indirectly subordinate accounting and support personnel, including training and developing employees, evaluating performance, and organizing, assigning, and reviewing work;
- Prepare a variety of complex periodic and special reports; prepare correspondence; and interpret and explain policies and procedures to the public and/or other departments;
- Conduct special research on financial matters as needed; perform special projects as assigned and manage special projects as assigned by executive management
- Work on various projects at the same time, meeting all the deadlines and updating management on all assigned tasks and elevating potential problems and issues;
- Perform duties as assigned.
Minimum qualifications include any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and capabilities would be:
- Three years of progressively responsible accounting and auditing experience, including some supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
- Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting or a related field.
For your Health & Welfare Benefits
- Basic Life Insurance & Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity
- Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage)
- Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- Employee Assistance Program
For your Financial Future
- CalPERS Pension Program-estimated 10.50% Employee Contribution
- Short-term Disability Insurance
- Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Deferred Compensation Plan
For your Work/Life Balance
- Paid holidays
- Vacation and sick leave accrual
- Commuter Benefits Program
- Wellness Program
Applicants must submit and complete an application packet consisting of an OCII Job Application, resume, and cover letter. Materials can be found at here or at www.sfocii.org under Employment Opportunities.
PACKETS CAN BE EMAILED, FAXED OR MAILED TO:
EMAIL: email@example.com (PDF FORMAT ONLY) with name of position in subject line
MAIL: Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure
Human Resources Department
Attn: April Ward – Principal Personnel Analyst
1 South Van Ness Avenue – 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
Failure to submit all requested materials by the deadline will result in rejection of the application.
Biweekly Salary: $3006 (Step 1) - $3654 (Step5)