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Description Examples of Duties - Duties may include, but are not limited to the following Oversees accounting operation, transactions, reconciliation of bank account(s) and other financial records; ensures correctness of entries and reconciliation(s) as necessary.
Assists in the preparation of departmental budget and subsequent budget and grant monitoring. Trains, coordinates and reviews the work of fiscal and clerical staff. Establishes and maintains records of financial data; assembles data from appropriate sources; reconciles data between automated accounting system(s) and prepares financial statements to federal and state grantor funding sources. Analyzes data and information; prepares analysis and reports to designated personnel. Prepares reports using federal and state guidelines and tracks compliance with federal and state financial requirements. Meets with auditors and representatives of funding agencies to assure compliance with accounting, federal and state requirements. Ensures departmental compliance with federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations; interprets laws as necessary. Acts as technical resource for budget and expenditure information and inputs data into computerized application(s). Reviews coding of expenses, ensures appropriate code and allocation of expenses is made within requirements of funding source. Prepares and processes documents and adjustments where independent judgment is necessary. Checks disbursements for fraudulent or improper authorization or other discrepancies; resolves discrepancies requiring independent judgment. Prepares reconciliation of amount(s) received by the department to the amount transmitted to other departments or deposited in the bank; performs audits on cash collection process or procedures.
Performs complex, manual mathematical calculations; creates complex computer worksheets and/or manipulates data in computer worksheets to analyze accounts or data. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of:
Accounting and financial record-keeping methods, practices and procedures, especially as they pertain to County accounting systems and private not-for-profit organizations.
General automated accounting systems for-profit and not-for-profit agencies including governmental fund accounting applications.
Pertinent state, local and federal laws, rules and regulations. Principles and practices of budget analysis, preparation and monitoring techniques. Record keeping and report preparation procedures. Basic computer and personal computer systems. Basic principles of supervision, training and work coordination.

Ability to: Perform complex financial record-keeping work. Prepare and monitor department budget. Prepare clear and accurate financial statements, reports and analyses. Perform a variety of technical accounting duties. Apply general accounting and bookkeeping principles to specific County requirements. Interpret and apply federal and state laws, rules and regulations, department policies and procedures. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Train, coordinate and review the work of assigned staff. Represent the department on state or federal level working task force groups charged with the review and oversight of employment and training financial tracking systems.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly, both orally and in writing. Effectively utilize computer applications in the performance of assigned duties. Experience and Training; Additional Information

Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, fiscal management or accounting or a related field.

Three years of increasingly responsible experience in financial, accounting or statistical recordkeeping and analysis. Some experience in a lead capacity is desirable.

Direct financial or accounting experience with federal or state employment and training programs is desirable.

An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
Employment for Accounting Analyst is contingent upon successful completion of:
  • Interview : All eligible candidates will be contacted by phone to schedule a date and time for an interview.You must pass the interview in order to continue in the hiring process.
  • Background Investigation : A thorough background investigation will be conducted which will include a medical examination, drug screen and TB test.You must pass the background investigation in order to continue in the hiring process.
  • Lane County Sheriff's Office examples of minimum standards and disqualifying factors The following are minimum standards and examples that may cause your rejection for consideration as an applicant with the Lane County Sheriff's Office.This list is not all inclusive but only covers some typical examples:
    Lane County Sheriff's Office examples of minimum standards and disqualifying factors:
    The following are minimum standards and examples that may cause your rejection for consideration as an applicant with the Lane County Sheriff's Office. This list is not all inclusive but only covers some typical examples:

    Must be a high school graduate or have successfully passed G.E.D. equivalency test.
    Application and background information must be furnished completely, accurately, legibly, truthfully without deception, gross error or pertinent omissions.
    Applicants convicted of felony crimes will not be considered to advance further in the process.
    Conviction of DUII within last three years.
    Conviction of some misdemeanor crimes may be cause for rejection.
    Conviction of domestic violence.
    Multiple arrests without conviction.
    Multiple traffic accidents.
    Multiple traffic violations (for example: three moving violations in the last twelve months may cause rejection).
    Conviction of major traffic crimes within last three years.
    Multiple bankruptcies or repeated failure to pay just debts.
    History of habitual use of alcohol without proven rehabilitation, including driving under the influence.
    History of drug sales or of drug use, including marijuana, methamphetamine, LSD, etc., without proof of satisfactory rehabilitation.
    History of mental, psychological or personality disorders, to include threats of self-destruction or suicide.
    History indicating a propensity for violence, assault or inability to control one's temper and anger even under provoking circumstances.
    History of physical or sexual abuse to family members.
    History of multiple involvements in neighborhood disputes.
    History of association with known criminals other than family members.
    Any statement written or spoken that is verified to be untruthful.
    Termination for cause or termination during probationary period from previous law enforcement or criminal justice employment.
    History of any conduct that could reasonably be concluded would adversely affect the veracity, credibility, and/or ability to reach sound decisions and use good judgment in performance of duties.
    A personal history that would bring disrepute, embarrassment, or lack of public support to the Lane County Sheriff's Office, if appointed.
    Violation of department policies and/or procedures, rules and regulations after appointment to position.
    Record over the past three years of excessive absenteeism or tardiness during your employment.
    A history of job instability reflected by multiple changes in jobs and/or occupation over the past three years.
    Failure to successfully complete or pass any portion of the selection process for this position, to include a no-hire recommendation by the department's psychologist or psychiatrist.
    Dishonorable discharge from military service for any of the reasons stated here.

    Any applicant who is disqualified during our background process will not be considered for any position within the Lane County Sheriff's Office for a period of two years from the disqualification date.

    Rejection for employment with our department does not preclude an applicant from applying for another position of employment with Lane County.

    The Board of County Commissioners wants to help Lane County be the healthiest county in the state. Effective October 1, 2018, any tobacco use, including vaping devices, will not be allowed inside or on the grounds of properties owned or occupied by Lane County including: All outdoor areas, parking lots, County vehicles, and personal vehicles while on County property.

    Lane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

    If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act and would like to request an accommodation, you may request an accommodation during the online application process, or request an accommodation by contacting the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date at 541-###-####.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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