The City of Rocklin is accepting applications for Accountant I in the Finance Division of the Department of Administrative Services. The Accountant I is the entry-level class in the professional accounting series. Initially, under direct supervision, incumbents exercise limited discretion and independent judgment in performing accounting and financial activities and may specialize in one or more routine departmental accounting programs. As knowledge and experience are gained, the work becomes broader in scope; assignments are more varied and are performed under more general supervision.
Successful performance of the work requires good knowledge of governmental accounting practices and procedures, and fund accounting. This class is alternately staffed with Accountant II and incumbents may advance to the higher-level class after gaining the knowledge, skills and experience that meet the qualifications for and demonstrating the ability to perform the work of the higher-level class.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, or a closely related field. No professional experience is required.