PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 08, 2018
Full Time Accounting and Finance Information Technology and Communication Services
  • Salary: $86,869.20 - $113,935.67 Annually

Job Description



FIRST DAY OF FILING: APRIL 6, 2017 @ 8:00 a.m., PST
UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

EXAM NO. Y-0668-G


DEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS AREBULLETINTO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST TWELVE (12) MONTHS NEED NOT TO REAPPLY.


RESTRICTED TO PERMANENT EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THEIR INITIAL PROBATIONARY PERIOD.

UNCLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE ATTAINED PERMANENT COUNTY STATUS ON A CLASSIFIED POSITION BY SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE INITIAL PROBATIONARY PERIOD, WITH NO BREAK IN SERVICE SINCE LEAVING THE CLASSIFIED SERVICE. FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES IN THE UNCLASSIFIED SERVICE WITH AT LEAST SIX MONTHS OF FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE IN THE UNCLASSIFIED SERVICE AT THE TIME OF FILING OR BY THE THE LAST DAY OF FILING.


NO OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE OR VERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE LETTERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. NO WITHHOLDS WILL BE ALLOWED FOR THIS EXAMINATION.

DEFINITION:
Supervises professional accounting systems analysis work in connection with the review, development, and implementation of large scale and complex computerized and non- automated fiscal control systems.
Essential Job Functions
Administers the formulation, analysis, negotiation, andfinancial administration of departmental operating programbudgets.

Implements departmental expenditure, revenue, and otherfiscal controls, often having significant impact upon hospitaland program operation.

Coordinates the contribution of departmental and facilityfinance and data processing staff and a wide variety ofinformation systems in the measurement, analysis, andreporting of financial performance.

Establishes procedures and controls to ensure compliancewith fiscal guidelines, identifies solutions to deficiencies infinancial operations, and documents the status.

Conducts complex technical studies and responds to inquiries.

Recommends appropriate corrective action and solutions toproblems, and confers with departmental management,outside parties, and other County departments to identify and
communicate fiscal procedural, and system impact, as well asto conduct cost and benefit analyses if needed.

Coordinates the design, organization and maintenance ofhighly complex computerized and non-automated fiscalreporting systems in the control of budget unit financialperformance.

Administers the study and evaluation of departmental fiscalcontrols, accounting practices, and budgetary processesinvolving financial information systems.

Monitors and advises departmental and facility managementon the need and implications of proposed changes in fiscaloperations and financial systems.

Conducts internal reviews, recommends appropriate andcorrective actions, and assist in providing responses toexternal audit findings.

Supervise the review of State and Federal Law affectingrevenue recovery and accounting procedures for specifichealth care programs.
Requirements
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS :
Bachelor's degree froman accredited* institution with twenty-one (21) semesterunits or thirty-two (32) quarter units of accounting, includingcourses in cost accounting and auditing - AND - One (1) year'sprofessional accounting or auditing experience at the level ofCounty of Los Angeles Class of Senior Accounting SystemsTechnician** .

PHYSICAL CLASS II - Light:
Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION :
*In order to receive credit for any college course work, or anytype of college degree, such as a Bachelor degree, or higher,you must include alegible photocopy of the officialtranscripts to verify course workfrom the accreditedinstitution which shows the area of specialization,with yourapplication or within fifteen (15) calendar days offiling your application online.

**Experience at the level of Los Angeles County class ofSenior Accounting Systems Technician is defined as: Supervises professional accounting systems analysis work inconnection with the internal audit, development, evaluation,and review of large-scale and complex fiscal control systemsfor State and Federally financed welfare and other programs.
Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT :
This examination will consist of two (2) parts:

Part I: This examination will consist of an evaluation ofexperience based upon application information, weighted at50%.

Part II: An Appraisal of Promotability which will measure theapplicants, knowledge and skills, problem solving, written andoral communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness, andsupervision, weighted at 50%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70%,or above on each weighted part of the
examination in order to be placed on the eligibleregister.


ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION :
Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis, and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.

SPECIAL INFORMATION :
Appointees may be required to work any shift includingevenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

VACANCY INFORMATION :
The current vacancies are located within the Department of Health Services.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION :

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing.

Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.

All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.

Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you met the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED .

Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the SELECTIONREQUIREMENTS. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed, and salary earned. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.

**You MUST attach a legible photocopy of the required certificate(s) to your application at the time of filing.
If you are unable to to attach the required documents, you must e-mail them to the Exam Analyst or fax the documents to (323) 869-0942, within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include the exam number and the exam title.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Social security number is for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES :
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout the Los Angeles County.

NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD :
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Darlene Beamon-Thomas, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-8016
dbeamon-thomas@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:
(323) 869-7124

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922


Closing Date/Time: