Employee Payables Staff
Company: State of California
Posted on: September 13, 2023
Serve as lead to section staff, provide on the job training to
lower-level professional accountants, and provide input on the
distribution of unit assignments in the operation of an efficient
professional accounting unit. Operation of the unit includes
analyzing, processing, securing, and disbursing of Headquarters'
Office Revolving Fund Checks and State Controller's Office (SCO)
This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants will be considered
and need not re-apply.
You will find additional information about the job in the Duty
Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the
- SENIOR ACCOUNTING OFFICER (SPECIALIST) Additional Documents
- Job Application Package Checklist
- Duty Statement
Position Details Job Code #:
Employee Payables Staff
SENIOR ACCOUNTING OFFICER (SPECIALIST) $5,518.00 - $6,907.00 A
# of Positions:
Permanent, Full Time
Division of Fiscal Services, General Accounting Branch, Payables
Office, Payroll Disbursement Unit, Sacramento
Department of Water Resources (DWR) was established in 1956 by the
California State Legislature. We manage California's water
resources, systems, and infrastructure, including the State Water
Project, in a responsible sustainable way.
At DWR, we strive to embed climate change response into the
projects we undertake. We have set standards to help evaluate how
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agencies, to benefit the state's people and protect, restore, and
enhance the natural and human environments.
DWR also strives to create a trusting and welcoming workplace where
employees embrace diverse viewpoints and treat each other with
civility and respect. An important component of DWR's equal
employment opportunity program centers around diversity, equity,
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Free career consultation services including one-on-one State career
consultations, application/resume review, tips for applying, and
mock interviews, provided by experienced recruiters are now
available at the California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA) Career
Center, located at the Poppy Pavilion, 715 P Street, Sacramento, CA
95814. Walk-ins are welcome every Tuesday and Thursday from
Completed applications and all required documents must be received
or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered.
Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR)
Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for
the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.
Final Filing Date: 9/18/2023
Who May Apply
Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for
lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list
eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or
have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if
available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority;
therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in
the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.
Applications will be screened and only the most qualified
applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection
process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in
the Classification Specification(s).
How To Apply
Complete Application Packages (including your
Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or
required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job
Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically
through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When
submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the
Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not
apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be
submitted through an alternative method listed below:
Address for Mailing Application Packages
You may submit your application and any applicable or required
Department of Water Resources
Attn: Division of Human Resources
P.O. Box 1079
Sacramento , CA 95812
Address for Drop-Off Application Packages
You may drop off your application and any applicable or required
Department of Water Resources
715 P Street, 7th floor
Sacramento , CA 95814
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Required Application Package Documents
The following items are required to be submitted with your
application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely
may not be considered for this job:
- Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application
STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic
State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at
www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the
Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification
should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum
Qualifications for the position.
- Resume is required and must be included.
- School Transcripts
- Statement of Qualifications - 1 page max, typed document, Arial
12 pt. font. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the
hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations
if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at
the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding
reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed
on this job posting.
Desirable Qualifications In addition to evaluating each candidate's
relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of
experience, the following factors will provide the basis for
competitively evaluating each candidate:
We are seeking candidates who possess an understanding of the State
payroll process, and the ability to analyze and interpret laws,
rules, regulations, and procedures while maintaining accuracy and
security; are organized, motivated, and can successfully work under
and meet tight deadlines. Have good customer service experience;
have experience in problem solving-issue resolution techniques;
possesses the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in
writing; the ability to work as a team player with other DWR staff,
State agencies, private contracting agencies, and legal entities;
and the ability to work as a lead as well as independently.
Computer skills including Excel, Word, Outlook, and SAP.
Click here to read about the outstanding benefits offered to
The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding
the position or application process.
Hiring Unit Contact:
Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the
interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled.
You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable
Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s)
to the Department's EEO Office.
Office of Workforce Equality
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922
(Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is
reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.
To be considered, submit a completed State application (STD. 678),
Resume, Unofficial Transcripts and Statement of Qualifications.
Please reference SAP Position #50042727 and Job Control #378070 in
the "examination(s) or job title(s) for which you are applying"
section of your application.
Statement of Qualifications : a maximum, one-page document that
describes how your knowledge, skills, and experience qualify you
for this position.
Resumes, cover letters, and/or other attachments will not be
accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Click here to complete DWR's Recruitment Survey . This survey is
for research purpose only and will not affect the application
For more information about the State hiring process, click here .
To view the job application process video, click here .
List eligibility can be established by taking and passing the
Click the examination(s)/assessment(s) information link.
SENIOR ACCOUNTING OFCR (SPEC)
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all,
regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and
physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave,
gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information,
marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status,
national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex
(includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical
conditions), and sexual orientation.
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drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be
expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the
use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the
rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in
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