• Full Time
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • $45,968.00 - $63,315.20 Annually USD / Year

Website http://www.sbcounty.gov/jobs San Bernardino County



COMPETITIVE SALARY & BENEFITSBi-annual step increases of 2.5% up to Step 14*

San Bernardino County is currently accepting applications for Accounting Technicians who perform complex, paraprofessional accounting work in the preparation and maintenance of accounting, financial, and fiscal records. Essential duties include: maintaining manual and/or automated systems, monitoring and reconciling financial data, making journal entries, preparing trial balances, and reconciling bank statements and ledgers.

County Fire and Special Districts Positions: The list established by this recruitment may also be used to fill County Fire Department and Special Districts Department vacancies. The County Fire Department and Special Districts Department are separate entities from the San Bernardino County, and as such, compensation and benefits for their positions are set forth in different compensation plans. The salary for County Fire and Special Districts Accounting Technicians is $21.70 – $29.91 hourly (N23). Starting salary reflects pending increase contingent upon assessed values for previous fiscal year.  Click HERE to learn more.


Background Check: Applicants must pass a background investigation, which includes fingerprinting, credit check, and/or medical exam, prior to appointment. For the Probation and Sheriff’s Departments, positions require extensive background investigations, including polygraph testing. If you are interested in these departments, indicate your availability on the Supplemental Questionnaire.

Sponsorship: Please note San Bernardino County is not able to consider candidates who will require visa sponsorship at the time of application or in the future.

*Salary increases contingent upon Property Related Revenue and/or statewide Realignment Sales Tax Collections performance.

Minimum Requirements:

Candidates must meet both the experience requirement and education requirement as stated below.


Two (2) years of full-time experience performing accounting duties and fiscal clerical work in support of accounting functions as the primary function of the job.

Note: Cash handling for retail sales/food service is NOT considered qualifying experience.



Eight (8) semester or twelve (12) quarter units of completed college accounting coursework obtained from an accredited college/university.

Completed courses and their corresponding credit values MUST be individually noted in the Supplemental Questionnaire. Transcripts must also be attached.

Substitution: One (1) additional year of qualifying experience as noted above may substitute for the education requirement.

Desired Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have completed college level accounting coursework, possess extensive experience reconciling financial data across systems, and be detail oriented, courteous, and helpful when interacting with the public.

Selection Process:

Online Exam: An online exam will be administered, consisting of an evaluation of knowledge and skills in the following topics:

Analysis and Problem Solving

Personal Effectiveness

Details of the online assessment process will be emailed once the recruitment has closed.

IMPORTANT: The ability to take pre-employment tests online is a privilege. Please do not take advantage of this benefit. Also, be aware that applicants may be required to take parallel versions of these tests in a proctored setting in order to confirm their identities as the original test takers.

Application Procedure: Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by 5:00PM (Pacific Time) Friday, May 24, 2024. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.

All communications regarding the remainder of the selection process will be conducted via email. Please be sure the email provided on this application is active and checked regularly. It is your responsibility to keep your personal information up to date. Update your Spam, Junk, Bulk, and Firewall settings as needed to ensure that you receive all information pertaining to this recruitment.

Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

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