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ACCOUNTANT
Classification Specification

DEFINIATION

Under general supervision performs a full range of accounting, budget and financial at a professional level for the Fair Housing Council of Riverside County, Inc.

Accountant position. Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger and extensive spreadsheet skills. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, operation of Quick Books Desktop Premier 2017 and knowledge of cost allocation.

Participates in and assists Executive Director in the budget preparation, control, monitoring and close out processes; prepares all accounting documentation for internal use and for negations with and reporting to contractual agencies including all ledgers and journals.

Devises forms and procedures to facilitate and improve financial record keeping, establishes and maintains a variety of financial files and records; posts, audits and reconciles all forms of financial transactions; maintain staff medical benefits files and staff accruals and expenditures of annual leave, sick leave and comp time.

Monitors performance of contractual payroll service.

Operates a variety equipment including but not limited to PC, calculator, 10 key, copiers and utilizes computer hardware/software including Microsoft Office Suite and Quick Books.

Performs related work assigned by Executive Director.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Education, Training and Experience

Degree in accounting. Knowledge of office management, computerized financial recordkeeping plus several years full time work experience, preferably in public sector or non-profit agencies, involving double entry general journey level responsibility for accounting, budget, financial and statistical record keeping.

Knowledge of

Modern office financial recordkeeping practices and procedures including computerized systems and word processing.

Professional level accounting, budget, financial and statistical transactions;

Fair Housing programs and services and relevant federal state and local laws and regulations affecting the agency.

Skill in and Ability to

Establish and maintain varied and complex files and records in relation to financial record keeping.

Collect, compile and present recurring and special reports and a wide range of supporting documentation on accounting, budget, financial and statistical activities.

Efficiently post all transactions; verify, audit and reconcile transactions.

Effectively relate to the staff, the Board, contractual agencies and the general public.

Operate a full-range of job related office equipment including computer hardware and software.

Work with a high degree and initiative and independence in the absence of direct supervision.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession and maintenance of a valid California driver’s license and insurance acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier.

Performance of work assignments in this classification may require working outside a standard work schedule.

Incumbent in this classification agrees to comply with the established attendance and personnel policies of the agency.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Customary work location is in a standard office requiring prolonged setting, office equipment operation and a normal range of physical activity to perform the elements of the job.

This class specification is intended to indicate the kinds of duties and responsibility inherent in the scope of the class. It shall not be considered as an itemized description of all duties responsibilities that may be assigned.

On-call/As Needed
$50 per completed assignment and $0.50 per mile for travel

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Valid Drivers License/ID
  • No Felony Convictions
  • No criminal convictions involving perjury or fraud
  • Reliable transportation
  • Available during normal business hours
  • Attend a 5 hour training

For more information, please cal: (951) 682-6581