Date Posted September 14, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Job details

$6,282 - $7,514 a month
Job Type

Full Job Description


At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do, and they are proud to tell people "I work for the County of Marin." Discover more about us, our values and our organizational culture here. Read on to find out more about this opportunity:

At Health & Human Services, we serve our community through the values of support, unity, trust and excellence with one common goal: to promote and protect the health, well-being, safety and self-sufficiency of all in Marin. Join our team of bright, committed and energetic people who also want to make an impact through public service.


The Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Finance Accountant II is responsible for preparing and completing complex fiscal reporting requirements for programs within the HHS Divisions of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, Whole Person Care, Social Services, Administration, and Public Health. Duties include preparing, auditing, and monitoring all accounting and financial transactions, budget, revenue, expenditures, and fund balances. The Accountant II contributes to the development, modification, and implementation of financial record keeping and reporting systems. The Accountant II ensures financial reports and claims for payment required for State and Federal funding are prepared clearly, concisely, and accurately. The Accountant II works with Auditors and other professionals to supply and validate information on accounting transactions, policies, and procedures. The Accountant II reads, interprets, and explains Federal and State rules, regulations, and other legislative guidance to determine financial impacts.

The Health and Human Services Department’s Office of Finance is hiring for two (2) full time (1.0 FTE) Accountant II.


Our Highly Qualified Candidate:

The ideal candidate has experience in tracking and analyzing financial information, tracking multiple funding sources, managing grants with complex funding sources, experience preparing financial reports and complex claims for reimbursement. The ideal candidate has considerable knowledge of Governmental Accounting principles and practices and has the ability to exercise sound independent judgement. They have knowledge of Human Services programs and are highly motivated to learn. The ideal candidate has experience working independently and on a team of Accountants, program staff, and external partners. The candidate is an excellent communicator and is organized, dependable, and accurate in their work. The ideal candidate is able to solve complex problems and read, interpret, and explain program rules and legislation to identify financial impacts. Knowledge of the Cost Report, Fiscal Monitoring, and experience in Behavioral Health is highly desirable.

We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required Minimum Qualifications:

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with at least 12 semester or 18 quarter units in accounting. Additional professional or technical accounting experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis, provided there is no substitution for the accounting units. Education or experience in using automated accounting systems and spreadsheets is highly desirable. Two years of professional accounting experience. Experience in a public agency setting and within the specific area of assignment is highly desirable.

For more detailed information about this classification, including the minimum qualifications, please click here: class specification.


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Testing and Eligible List
: Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination may consist of a highly qualified review, application screening, online assessment, written examination, oral examination, performance examination, or any combination to determine which candidates' names will be placed on the eligible list.

The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies for open, fixed-term, full-time or part-time positions which may occur while the list remains active.

Candidates selected are subject to fingerprinting by the Sheriff's Department and must pass a Department of Justice LiveScan background check prior to appointment.

Disaster Service Workers:
All County of Marin employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.