Job Posting: Accountant Trainee

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The position is located in Oakland, CA.

Applications received without ALL the required items, will NOT receive further consideration for this position.  A copy of your transcripts or diploma is required, if you are on the Accountant Trainee list.  To take the Accountant Trainee exam, click this link:

Under the direct supervision of the Accounting Manager, the incumbent performs difficult technical and professional accounting work within the Accounting unit of the Conservancy.  Duties include the following:

  • Enter funding information onto support-funded Inter-Office Requisitions (IORs)
  • Sign off and forward to Procurement
  • Enter support fund reservations by IORs onto Draw Down Sheets on Share
  • Enter PO number onto Draw Down Sheets when approving POs for Support funds
  • Coordinate support fund issues with Accounting manager and requesting staff
  • Audit and approve support POs in Fi$Cal or push back for correction
  • Enter Activity Sheets into Fi$Cal for Reporting Unit 200 staff by the 4th of each month from information pulled from TEMPO
  • Back up and overflow of voucher preparation for Contract Invoices
  • Ensure Cash availability for Bond fund payments
  • Enter Bond fund expenditures in ABCRS
  • Prepare monthly fund reconciliations for funds as assigned
  • Assist other Accounting staff where and as needed during peak times
  • Back-up for other Accounting staff members in absences for cross-trained work

Working Conditions

  • Office setting; Monday through Friday; prolonged periods of sitting (or standing, if preferred)
  • Work on a computer up to 8 hours a day
  • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds
  • Indoor work is common
  • May require an employee to work in adversarial situation
  • Multitask, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities in a cooperative manner
  • Travel to Sacramento for training


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