Goverment Jobs
Published
February 11, 2019
Location
Depending On Assignment, California
Category
Job Type

Description

Description

This is a continuous recruitment andmay close at any time without notice.

Under supervision, to perform specialized support activities requiring in-depth knowledge and experience in the area of assignment.Duties might include: preparing statistical data; serving as a lead to lower levels; training new employees; creating spreadsheets; balancing funds; and gathering data and statistics.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
This is the third level of the four level fiscal support series.The Fiscal Support Specialist is distinguished by the responsibility for maintaining an integrated set of financial and statistical records.It is distinguished from the Fiscal Support Supervisor, which is responsible for performing full supervisory responsibilities. Positions may supervise the work of lower levels in the fiscal support series.
Essential Functions

  • Serves as a lead, to include assigning and monitoring work, training employees on work methods, and providing direction.
  • May supervise fiscal support staff including conducting performance evaluations and making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations.
  • Assists customers and employees with requests for information over the phone and in person.
  • Prepares, balances, reconciles, and records a variety of financial data and information.
  • Sets up account records, computes accounts receivables, records payments, reconciles ledger accounts, and prepares related reports.
  • Verifies and processes a variety of financial documents.
  • Prepares, updates, and maintains a variety of correspondence, billings, records, and files.
  • Analyzes and reconciles a variety of financial account activities.
  • Compiles and maintains financial and statistical data records.
  • Prepares and distributes related reports.
  • Enters a variety of fiscally-related information into databases; maintains fiscal records and files.
  • Assists in preparing complex financial documents, which may include proposals and analytical documents.
  • Tracks project expenses.
  • Responds to requests for information and inquiries related to programs, policies, and/or other related information; researches customer discrepancies.
  • Resolves customer problems.
  • Performs other duties of similar nature or level as required.
Employment Standards

High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent and three years of fiscal support, bookkeeping, accounting support or experience related to the area of assignment; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to obtain the knowledge and skill to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Certification of Typing/Keyboarding speed of 40 net words per minute and Certification of 10 Key speed of 120 net keystrokes per minute.
APPLICANTS MUST ATTACHa copy of the following certificates.Certificates musthavebeen issued withinthe last two (2) yearsand must conform to the testing standards adopted by the Civil Service Commission. Go to theHuman Resourceswebsite at
www.co.kern.ca.us/hr/skills-certificates.aspxfor information about where to obtain an approved certificate.
  • Keyboard certificate, verifying a speed offorty (40) net wordsper minute
  • 10-key certificateverifying a speed of 120 net keystrokes per minute

If you are unable to attach the certificate to your application, you may submit your certificate to the Human Resources Division at 1115TruxtunAve. First Floor, Bakersfield, CA 93301.

Knowledge of: applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations; basic accounting principles; processes and procedures in assigned area of responsibility; bookkeeping principles; standard office equipment and procedures; data entry techniques; customer service principles; filing techniques.
Skill in: prioritizing and assigning work; using computers and related software applications; performing mathematical calculations; balancing and reconciling financial accounts; preparing reports; filing and maintaining records; keyboarding; using standard office equipment; providing customer service; operating a 10 key; and, communicating both orally and in writing sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Supplemental

A background check may be conducted for this classification.

All Kern County employees are designated "Disaster Service Workers" through state and local laws (CA Government Code Sec. 3100-3109 and Ordinance Code Title 2-Administration, Ch. 2.66 Emergency Services). As Disaster Service Workers, all County employees are expected to remain at work, or to report for work as soon as practicable, following a significant emergency or disaster.

Examination components for promotional testing will be administered during the scheduled date(s)/time(s)/location without exception.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates are encouraged to apply.Applicants who wish to be considered for bilingual employmentmust submit a Bilingual Certificate formerly issued by the Kern County Personnel Department or its authorized agent Bakersfield Collegewith your application by fax at (661) 868-3928. Employees who occupy positions designated as bilingual are paid dependent upon their required level of proficiency.

This examination will establish an eligible list from which permanent and temporary appointments will be made as needed and one appointmentwill be made. Successful candidates will remain on the eligible list for a period of twelve-months unless specified otherwise by the Civil Service Commission. Candidates are encouraged to indicateALLgeographical locations in which they would accept employment on their application form. CandidatesMUSTbe willing to travel to these locations.

Admittance to the examination will require a government issued photograph identification;Applicants who are unable to present proper identification must make arrangements with the Human Resources Division prior to the test date.

WRITTEN EXAM (Weight 100%):May include knowledge of accounting and clerical procedures and terminology, basic mathematics, applying rules and regulations, alphabetical and numerical sequences, and customer service principles.

Applicants must attain at least a 70% score on each phase of the examination process.

This is a continuous recruitment andmay close at any time without notice.Names will be placed on one eligible list in order of final grades.Individuals who attain placement on the eligible list may not re-apply until their name has expired from the list.

THE COUNTY OF KERN IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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All applicable diploma(s), transcripts, licenses, and/or certificates must be attached with your application. I have submitted copies of all applicable diploma(s), transcripts, licenses, and/or certificates with my application. An all Certificates have been issued within the last two (2) years on or before the final filing deadline. (Failure to attach required supplemental materials will result in the rejection of application.)

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