County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Accounting Assistant

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on May 25, 2019

Accounting Assistant


The Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector's (ACTTC) Office seeks a highly skilled financial record-keeper to become their new Accounting Assistant. The most successful Accounting Assistant applicants will possess:

  • An advanced understanding of accounting principles
  • A proven ability to quickly and accurately prepare and maintain financial transactions
  • The analytical skills needed to solve complex operational and system issues
  • Multiple years of experience training clerical accounting staff

What We Offer

When you join ACTTC you become part of a challenging and rewarding work environment where you gain the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better your community. You can also look forward to some excellent benefits* including:

  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $650 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range


As an Accounting Assistant you will supervise the processing of financial records and transactions by:

  • Performing the most difficult/advanced financial record-keeping duties
  • Interpreting the policies and regulations governing governmental fiscal record-keeping systems
  • Preparing a variety of financial statements and statistical reports for the use of local, federal, and state agencies
  • Maintaining expenditure, cost, and control ledgers, registers, journals, and other records necessary to control fiscal operations
Although not required, a college degree in accounting, finance, or business administration, and governmental accounting experience is highly desired. EOE