Website City of West Sacramento

Preference will be given to those candidates who have experience in a governmental setting working with purchase orders, contracts, insurance requirements and using OneSolution, Accela and DocuSign software. The successful candidate will be an exceptional communicator and relationship builder who is flexible, detail-oriented and able to organize and maintain complex records.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & SkillsEXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  (Illustrative Only):  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
Interprets, implements, and enforces City policies and procedures relative to financial record keeping activities in the department.
Participates in the preparation and monitoring of the department budget.
Provides technical assistance on budget matters to others in the department.
Assists in the development of the department’s cash management policy and procedures.
Serves as the department’s primary liaison to the Administrative Services Department’s Finance Division.
Identifies and resolves discrepancies in departmental financial records.
Compiles department financial data and prepares financial reports and analyses.
Performs special projects, studies, and collects and compiles statistical and financial data for special reports.
Performs tasks using software related to budgeting, including databases, automated accounting systems, spreadsheets and word processing.
Assists in the investigation and application process for possible grans for the department.
Assists with tracking of grant fund utilization and accounting.
Performs administrative and clerical tasks for the department head and/or his/her assigned staff.
Minimum qualifications & RequirementsEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and skill.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skill would be:

Education:  High school diploma or equivalent plus thirty (30) college semester units including course work in accounting and business administration.

Experience:  Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in the maintenance of financial and related statistical reports.  An additional one (1) year of responsible related experience may be substituted for fifteen (15) of the thirty (30) college semester units.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:  Possession of a valid Class “3” or “C” California driver license.

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