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General Accountant 3 - Oakland, CA Job ID # 43323

County Location: Alameda County
Location: Office of the President - Oakland

Date Posted: September 29, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled

The ANR Financial Services Unit within the Office of the Controller is the principal organizational unit for providing leadership and technical expertise in the development, management, analysis, reporting and coordination of ANR financial services. The Office is responsible for ensuring that the Division's financial affairs and those of the regional, county and special program offices are conducted in accordance with University business and finance regulations and funding agency constraints. Involves accounting functions such as analyzing, monitoring, preparing and reconciling financial information to reflect the condition of the organization and provide financial and other statistical data to control operations. Also involves preparation of financial reports to meet internal and external reporting requirements. Also includes activities relating to developing, implementing and monitoring accounting systems, policies and procedures.

Uses professional accounting concepts as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of accounting practices and organizational policies and procedures to resolve complex assignments where analysis of data requires a review of a variety of factors and multiple sources.  Exercises judgment within defined accounting procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Normally receives general instructions, with detailed instructions provided on complex new assignments and initiatives. Has internal and external contact on a regular basis. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

The Accountant 3, under the supervision of the Assistant Director, is responsible for recording various general ledger transactions and adjustments. The Accountant is also responsible for the preparation of detailed financial analysis and reports related to the fiscal management of the Division. Financial management is complex involving four (4) campuses and the Office of the President, each with distinct and different financial information and accounting systems.

The home department for this position is Financial Services. While this position normally is based at 1111 Franklin Street, Oakland CA, this position is eligible for hybrid flexible work arrangements, for applicants living in the State of California.  Please note that hybrid flexible work arrangements are subject to change by the University.

This position is a contract appointment that is 100% fixed with an ending at of 6/30/2025.

Annual Salary: $63,600 to $90,700.

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check. This is a designated position requiring a background check and may require fingerprinting due to the nature of the job responsibilities.  UC ANR does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees.  (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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