Job: Fiscal Office Specialist - Extra Help - Assessor-County Clerk Recorder - (Open)

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Job Title:Fiscal Office Specialist - Extra Help - Assessor-County Clerk Recorder - (Open)
Closing Date/Time:Thu. 03/15/18 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary:$25.15 - $31.44 Hourly
$2,012.00 - $2,515.20 Biweekly
$4,359.33 - $5,449.60 Monthly
Job Type:Extra Help
Location:San Mateo County, California
The Office of the Assessor, County Clerk-Recorder and Chief Elections Officer is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Fiscal Office Specialist - Extra Help to join our team!   

Examples of duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Perform difficult or complex accounting or detailed financial office support work and assist with special projects as assigned.
  • Review and reconcile varied reports, journals, budget, payroll or related fiscal or statistical data.
  • Audit and verify various information, including source data as well as manual and computer-produced reports.
  • Create, develop, and maintain varied subsidiary ledgers, forms, documents, auditing and reconciling reports and information and posting data as required; may generate general ledger entries.
  • Research and assemble information from a variety of sources for the completion of forms or the preparation of reports.
  • Provide information to the public or to County staff that requires the use of judgment and the interpretation of policies, rules or procedures.
  • Perform a variety of general office support work such as organizing and maintaining various files, typing correspondence, reports, forms, and specialized documents, and proofreading and checking materials for accuracy, completeness and compliance with departmental policies and regulations.
  • Enter and retrieve data from an on-line or personal computer system and use such technology to produce reports; operate standard office equipment.
  • Provide back up to other positions when necessary.

NOTE: Extra-help assignments are at-will and the employee is paid on an hourly basis. Some extra help positions are eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra-help workers are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the extra-help assignment.

Knowledge of:
  • Fiscal document processing and record keeping, bookkeeping and basic governmental accounting principles and practices.
  • Basic auditing principles and practices.
  • Policies and procedures related to the department or functional area to which assigned.
  • Office administrative practices and procedures, including filing and the operation of standard office equipment.
  • Business data processing principles and the use of personal or on-line computers.
  • Business arithmetic.
  • Correct English usage and the standard format for typed materials.

Skill/Ability to:
  • Train others in work procedures.
  • Perform technical, specialized, complex or difficult fiscal office support work.
  • Prepare, maintain and reconcile various fiscal, accounting, statistical and numerical records.
  • Organize, prioritize and coordinate work activities.
  • Read, interpret and apply rules, policies and procedures.
  • Perform detailed fiscal office support work accurately.
  • Operate standard office equipment including a calculator and computer terminal.
  • Make accurate arithmetic calculations.
  • Use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
  • Type with sufficient skill to complete forms and enter information into a computer system.

Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is:

One year of journey level fiscal office support experience.
If you are interested in being considered for this extra help position, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format.
  • Cover letter
  • Resumé

Please include the words "Fiscal Office Specialist - ACRE Extra Help (Open)" in the subject line of email submission.  Please submit the required materials electronically via email to:
Jeff Bokura, Administrative Services Manager I

Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Apply immediately. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.
At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.?


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