Website California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
This series specification describes two classes used to perform analytical, forecasting, planning and/or advisory duties in the area of accounting. Positions are typically located in a departmental accounting office or in a central fiscal control setting.
Performs various accounting operations of reconciliation activities and projects including, but not limited to, cashiering and accounts receivable (AR) functions. Analyzes complex accounting functions and reconciles monthly cash remittance reports with the Financial Information System for California (FI$Cal) records against the State Controller’s Office (SCO) records for BU 3540, BU 0540, and BU 3110. Ensure deposits are posted correctly and accurately to the correct program and appropriation and remitted successfully to SCO. Analyzes and reconciles various funds which includes General Fund and Federal Trust Fund. Research problems, determines causes, correct errors by creating a Zero Dollar Deposit (ZDD) in AR module, create journal entries in GL module, and submit paper Transaction Request CA-504 to SCO. Takes appropriate actions to reconcile the identified discrepancies between the SCO reports and the balances, deposits, and payment disbursements in FI$Cal. Maintains receipt and cash remittance records in accordance with departmental Record Retention policy. Work closely with GL and Billing Unit to clear month-end and year-end AR reconciling items. Communicates with accounting personnel and FI$Cal, SCO, and Department of Finance (DOF) to resolve specific accounting errors.
- Three years of increasingly responsible accounting analyst, professional accounting, accounting systems or auditing experience in a governmental or private setting. (Experience in the California state service applied toward this requirement must include at least one year performing the duties of a class at a level of responsibility not less than that of Accounting Analyst, Range C.)
- One year of experience in the California state service performing accounting analyst, professional accounting, accounting systems or auditing duties at a level of responsibility equivalent to Accounting Analyst, Range C.
- Completion of the education requirement described above under Accounting Analyst.
Company: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Crew
Job Location: Salinas, CA, US
Application Deadline: N/A