Under general direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, the incumbent plans, organizes, and directs the accounting and budget activities of the Fiscal and Budget unit. The incumbent will work extensively in the new State of California accounting system, FI$Cal, and be responsible for training accounting staff. The Conservancy outsources the general ledger and accounts payable functions to Contracted Fiscal Services (CFS). Incumbent will act as the liaison between the Department and CFS. You must meet the Minimum Qualifications and pass the exam in order to apply:
Minimum Qualifications: http://www.calhr.ca.gov/state-hr-professionals/Pages/4179.aspx
Desirable Qualifications: •Knowledge of Public Contract Code, Government Code, State Administrative Manual, State Information Management Manual, and Uniform Commercial Code •Principles and practices of governmental budgeting and accounting; financial structure, uniform accounting systems, financial and budget procedures of the State of California •Knowledgeable of the state budgetary process at department level •Ability to either write or have input on Feasibility Study Reports (FSR) and Budget Change Proposals (BCP), and all other reporting needs for state administrative or legislative processes •Knowledge of the tools and techniques associated with strategic sourcing •Proficiency with a personal computer and appropriate software programs and the Internet •Knowledge of the preparation, justification, and analysis, or the control and administration of a budget or budgetary program •Ability to write comprehensively, communicate with all levels of management, peers, attorneys, and external customers; •Familiarity and sensitivity to the priorities, missions and goals of the Conservancy •Evaluate and develop alternatives to resolve complex fiscal/financial problems with the highest level of interpersonal and negotiating skills •Motivate and influence others toward effective individual or team work performance •Organize and structure work for effective performance and goal attainment and the ability to set and balance priorities Benefits: Health Benefits (CalPERS), Retirement (CalPERS), Employer Health and Consolidated Benefits Contributions, Dental, Vision. Deferred Compensation (Savings Plus Program), Employee Assistance Program, Group Legal Services Insurance, Holidays, Vacation/Sick/Other Paid Leave, Flex Elect Reimbursement Program and more.