Job Opportunity

Accountant – Senior
Placer County

Date Posted:

May 12, 2022


$36.79 – $45.95/hour; $6,376.93 – $7,964.67/month; $76,523.20 - $95,576.00/year


Placer County is currently accepting applications for Accountant – I, Accountant – II, and Accountant – Senior to fill County-Wide vacancies. Each level in this job series has different minimum qualifications. To participate in the recruitment at the I level, II level, Senior level, or multiple levels, you must complete and submit separate applications and supplemental questionnaires for each recruitment. As a Senior Accountant you will plan, organize, supervise and personally perform professional accounting work to ensure regulatory compliance with governmental accounting standards for a department, or major program area or section within an assigned department, prepare a variety of complex accounting, statistical and narrative reports regarding financial transactions, grant programs, or trusts, provide recommendations for efficiencies and improvements in accounting systems, manage the effective use of department resources to improve organizational productivity and customer service, and provide highly responsible technical assistance to management staff in assigned department.


Experience: Two years of responsible, journey level professional accounting and/or financial auditing experience performing duties similar to an Accountant II or an Auditor II with Placer County. Training: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, or a related field. Relevant, equivalent experience may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department.

How to Apply:

Placer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. To apply to this exciting career opportunity please visit our employment opportunities page at All applications must be received by the final filing deadline as listed on our webpage.

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