Accounting and Financial Analyst I/II
Company: Union Sanitary District
Location: Union City
Posted on: July 30, 2022
*Accounting and Financial Analyst I/II*
$92,048.53 - $136,427.82 Annually
Union City, CA
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
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
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
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
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
The following is a list of just some of the things you will be
--- 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
--- 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
You will need the following education and experience. A typical way
to acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities for this position
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
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
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
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.
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
--- 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.
The Details(otherwise known as Important Application
Applicants must apply online at
by 12:00 p.m., Sunday, 8/28/2022. Union Sanitary District is not
responsible for the failure of Internet forms in submitting your
Candidates who meet minimum qualifications will be invited to an
OnlineWritten Exam scheduled for Wednesday - Thursday, 8/31/2022 –
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
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
upon submittal of application.
Union Sanitary District is an equal opportunity employer
encouraging workforce diversity.
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