City of Rocklin
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Job Closing Date
Job Open until Filled
Job Description
$93,767.00-$129,258.00 Annually

Administrative Services (Finance Division) - 3970 Rocklin Road, 2nd Floor City Hall Rocklin, 95677


The City of Rocklin is looking for an innovative. charismatic, people oriented leader to oversee the Accounting Services unit. The ideal candidate will have well-rounded experience in government finance. The Accounting Supervisor is a working supervisor and plans and executes projects with citywide impact as well as directing and coaching dedicated staff of four. The Accounting Supervisor is responsible for performing advanced, difficult, and complex governmental accounting and financial work.

Examples of duties include:
Provides continuous improvement in processes ensuring proper controls and realization of efficiencies.
Prepares and directs financial reporting, forecasting, and citywide budgeting, and day-to-day financial activities.
Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Finance Division; recommends within division policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommends and administers policies and procedures.
Participates in the development, administration, and oversight of division budget; determines funding needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; ensures compliance with budgeted funding.
Maintains and reconciles a variety of ledgers, reports, and accounting records; examines accounting transactions to ensure accuracy; approves journal vouchers to post transactions to accounting records; performs month-end, quarter-end, and fiscal year-end accounting system processing.
Oversees the preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report by preparing and analyzing a variety of complex financial reports, statements, schedules, and footnotes; prepares new-year, mid-year, year-end, and special reports, including financial reports for special projects and other organizations associated with the City.
Providing input to staff responsible for city investments, special taxes and assessment districts, and bonds.
Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, and evaluates work of assigned personnel; trains and instructs employees in work methods; recommends and implements disciplinary actions.

A combination of education and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Note: education may not fully substitute for the required experience unless expressly stated herein.
Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, economics, business or public administration, or a closely related field;


Four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional governmental accounting and auditing experience. At least two (2) years of the four (4) years’ experience must have included lead or supervisory duties over professional staff performing governmental accounting duties.

License Requirements:
Some positions may require the ability to obtain and maintain, a valid California Class C Driver License and a satisfactory driving record. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

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A variety of plans are offered through CalPERS.  The City contributes up to $1,200 per month to active employees, and the employee pays the difference.  
Dental and Vision
City-paid for employee and dependents.
Flex Credit
The City shall provide each employee with a flex credit of $1,800 per fiscal year for any benefit covered under the Cafeteria Plan. The flex credit is prorated and paid over 24 benefit pay periods. 
Health Coverage Reduction Incentive
Employees who decline health coverage may receive incentive pay of up to $250 per month.
Leave Accruals
Management:  up to 80 hours per fiscal year
Sick Leave:  12 days per year
Vacation:  15 days first year, progresses up to 27 days based upon years of service
Holidays:  10 paid holidays per year
Classic Members - 2% @ 55
PEPRA Members - 2% @ 62
Deferred Compensation
Rocklin offers optional programs for employee participation - 457 and/or 401(a) plans.
Life Insurance and AD&D: City paid $50,000
Long-Term Disability: Coverage is 60% of monthly salary up to $6,000 per month; after a 90-day waiting period (City paid).

Special Instructions
A resume will not be accepted in lieu of an official City application. The application must be completed in its entirety.
All required documents must be attached to the application; missing documents may be submitted until the final filing date. Human Resources will not accept documents after the final filing date.

The City of Rocklin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. 

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