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Accounting and Financial Analyst I/II

Company: Union Sanitary District
Location: Union City
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

*Accounting and Financial Analyst I/II*

$92,048.53 - $136,427.82 Annually

Union City, CA

Job Type
Full Time

Work Group
Business Services

Job Number

8/28/2022 4:00 PM Pacific

AFA I - $44.25 – 58.08 Hourly
$92,048.60 - $120,813.79 Annually

AFA II - $49.97 - $65.59 Hourly
$103,945.01 - $136,427.83 Annually

Excellent Benefits

Final Filing Date: Sunday, 8/28/2022

This posting will remain open until 100 applications have been received or until the deadline, whichever occurs first. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure your application is received.

USD is Building its Future – Join us and Build Yours, too!

Are you looking for a place to grow and develop your accounting and finance skills, to have the opportunity to do meaningful work and serve your community? Come join us!

Union Sanitary District (USD) is an award-winning, innovative independent special district formed in 1918 providing wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal services to the residents and businesses in the Tri-cities of Fremont, Newark, and Union City in southern Alameda County (south-eastern Bay Area).

USD offers careers with a great work/life balance. We are extremely proud of our diverse workforce of professionals. We currently have one position available for anAccounting & Financial Analyst (AFA) I/IIto join our Finance and Acquisition Support Team (FAST). If you are looking for a career path in the public sector where you can use your top-notch accounting and finance skills, this is a great opportunity.

Examples of Duties
About the Job

The AFA I/IIwill perform professional accounting tasks, oversee payroll, benefits and accounts payable/receivable and provide support to financial planning and budgeting processes. The difference between the AFA I and the AFA II classifications is in the level of knowledge and experience at entry, independence required in carrying out the work, and the level of review required. The
AFA I is the sub-journey level and theAFA II is a journey-level classification. As experience is gained and other requirements are met, you may promote from AFA Ito AFA II.

To view the entire job description, please go to:CAREERS AT UNION SANITARY DISTRICT

The following is a list of just some of the things you will be working on:
--- Perform work involving confidential information relating to payroll/benefits and labor relations data; implement negotiated salary benefits conditions; personally process sensitive and/or confidential payroll matters.
--- Audit the District's payroll and AP/AR functions; serve as the backup for Payroll and AP.
--- Maintain and balance major general ledger accounts; prepare journal entries; analyze and reconcile all major general ledger accounts.
--- Advise management of legislative and regulatory changes affecting payroll and benefits procedures.
--- Complete entry level to complex accounting functions to properly represent the District's current financial position and prepare reoccurring financial reports.
--- Conduct financial analyses of the District's financial condition and rate impacts associated with various District initiatives and major capital projects.
--- Assist or complete year-end accounting functions and assist in the preparation of the year-end audit and preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report.
--- Audit billing, check writing, payroll, and other accounting functions for accuracy; ensure proper documentation; perform monthly bank reconciliations.
--- All other duties that are appropriate for the scope and level of responsibility.

About You
You will need the following education and experience. A typical way to acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities for this position include:

Education and Experience:
AFA I – Completion of four-year degree with a major in accounting or closely related field. One to three years' experience in payroll, with some accounts payable and bookkeeping experience desired. Other combinations of education and experience may fulfill the requirements.

AFA II- Completion of four-year degree with a major in accounting or closely related field. Three to five years of professional accounting experience. Other combinations of education and experience may fulfill the requirements.

You must be detail-oriented, highly organized, able to balance multiple areas of responsibility, complete work of a highly detailed nature, possess strong computer skills, a proven track record of producing accurate, high-quality work in a fast-paced environment, and strong interpersonal communication skills. Additionally, you must be able to prioritize work according to changing situations and requirements. This position is unclassified, non-exempt.

Knowledge of: Generally accepted accounting principles applicable to public agencies; principles and practices of payroll administration; pertinent state and federal laws governing wage and hour calculations, tax deductions and payroll-related issues; accounting and finance computer programs; electronic data processing principles as applied to general, cost, payroll, AP and managerial accounting; standard office practices; basic forecasting and methods and techniques of financial analysis.

Skill in: Performing general and complex accounting work; making mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy; analyzing, auditing and verifying accounting records and documents; preparing financial statements and schedules.

Ability to: Understand and carry out oral and written instructions in English; learn and apply District policies and procedures; learn and effectively use the District's computerized financial systems; read and interpret complex reports, orders and legal forms; analyze and verify statements and schedules; work under time constraints and with limited direction; analyze situations accurately and adopt effective course of action.

Interpersonal Effectiveness: Ability to work effectively in a team based organization focused on continuous improvement; establish and maintain a positive customer service attitude and effective working relationships with customers; demonstration of strong two-way communication skills, including the ability to listen, explain, and facilitate; ability to ask for input; offer help without being asked; accept suggestions and work with others to solve problems.

Other Requirements: Must possess the physical characteristics to perform the critical and important duties of the job. Must be willing to work overtime as needed. May be occasionally required to drive a motor vehicle or otherwise travel off site. If operating a District vehicle, must be insurable by the District.

Excellent Benefits
We also offer an excellent benefits package including:
--- CalPERS retirement 2.5% at 55 formula. (If new to CalPERS or not from an agency with reciprocity with CalPERS, the formula is 2% at 62 by pension reform law.)
--- Medical, dental and vision insurance substantially paid for by the District for the employee and family.
--- Two weeks' vacation per year (increasing with longevity); and 12 paid holidays per year, plus two holidays of the employee's choice.
--- Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance paid by the District.
--- Alternative Work Week Schedule.
--- Deferred Compensation Plan with Matching Funds.
--- Educational Reimbursement, Student and Computer Loan programs for non-probationary employees.

Additional Information
The Details(otherwise known as Important Application Information)

Applicants must apply online at [http://www.unionsanitary.ca.gov](https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=3288943&targetURL=http://www.unionsanitary.ca.gov) by 12:00 p.m., Sunday, 8/28/2022. Union Sanitary District is not responsible for the failure of Internet forms in submitting your application.

Candidates who meet minimum qualifications will be invited to an OnlineWritten Exam scheduled for Wednesday - Thursday, 8/31/2022 – 9/1/2022.

Highest scoring candidates will be invited to a VirtualQualifications Appraisal Interview and Work Sample scheduled for Monday, 9/19/2022.

In-Person Finalist interviews are scheduled for the week of 9/26/2022.

You will be contacted regarding all phases of this recruitment via email, so please check your inbox for correspondence regarding next steps and results through the exam process. Please ensure that the email address on your application is correct and current before submitting your application. Before appointment to the position, the candidate must pass a criminal background check which includes a finger print scan and background check.

Disaster Service Worker: Employees of Union Sanitary District are, by state and federal law, Disaster Service Workers. In the event of a declaration of emergency, any employee may be assigned activities which promote the protection of public health and safety or the preservation of lives and property either at the District or within the local, or your own community.

Accommodation: Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise Human Resources by emailing [kathleenk@unionsanitary.ca.gov](https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=3288943&targetURL=mailto:kathleenk@unionsanitary.ca.gov) upon submittal of application.

Union Sanitary District is an equal opportunity employer encouraging workforce diversity.

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