Central Contra Costa Sanitary District Martinez , CA 94553

Posted 4 months ago


Central San, a progressive public utility district, is seeking an Accountant. This position will perform complex and difficult professional accounting duties requiring knowledge of governmental accounting systems, practices, and principles. Incumbents duties will include the preparation and analysis of monthly financial statements, budgeting, managing investments, forecasting cash flows, maintaining capital project accounting, performing financial analyses, maintaining grant records, reconciling accounts, and preparing special reports and analyses.

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Typical responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining capital projects accounting and monitoring activity by reviewing and entering information into the computer system.

  • Maintaining accounts receivable processing including billings, collections, doubtful accounts, cash receipts, and refund entry.

  • Maintaining fixed assets accounting, monitoring new purchases and movement of assets, and recording pertinent information.

  • Preparing journal entries; posting and reconciling general ledger accounts and subsidiaries.

  • Performing daily cash management, monitoring District's cash flow, maintaining temporary investments, preparing cash flow analysis for investment purchases and maturities, and initiating transfers.

  • Preparing work papers, financial statements, special billings, and various reports to/for State, Federal, and other agencies, as well as, for internal accounting.


Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


Two years of experience in a professional accounting capacity in the preparation and maintenance of accounting documents and records.


Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major study in accounting or a related field.

Substitution for Education:

Four years of additional qualifying advanced accounting experience as noted above may be substituted for the bachelor's degree.

Licenses and Certifications:

May need to possess a valid California Driver's License as required by the position.

A valid out-of-state driver's license will be accepted during the application process. Must possess a valid California Driver's License within 90 days of appointment.

C.P.A. or C.M.A. is desirable, but not required.


Applicants interested in applying for this position must submit a completed District application and supplemental questionnaire available on-line at The District no longer provides or accepts paper applications.

A resume may be attached but is not a substitute for a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. Responses such as "See resume" will not be considered.

The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process. Human Resources shall determine the examination steps to be used for this recruitment.

The steps may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, practical examination, application screening, and/or oral board examination. One or more of these steps may be used and in any order. At the end of the testing process, candidates passing all of the examination steps will have their names placed on an eligibility list. The list is valid for six months and may be extended up to an additional six months at the request of the hiring department.

Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the examination process. All applicants will be notified of the results of the review process.

Successful candidates not currently employed in regular status by the District must pass a pre-employment physical examination to be considered for appointment.


The information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract, and these provisions are subject to change.

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