JOB: Accounting Coordinator – Budget & Finance, Sonoma County Library, Rohnert Park

Sonoma County Library Announces an Employment Opportunity

Please see the attached job specifications for full details about this position.
Under general supervision, provides excellent customer service, performs a variety of technical, accounting, and administrative duties to support Library financial functions such as payroll administration or processing accounts receivable and accounts payable; uses accounting software to maintain accurate records of financial transactions; performs financial reconciliations and prepares reports; and performs related duties as required.
TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:
Performs responsible accounting, financial and/or budgetary document processing within specified procedural guidelines.
Assists customers, departments, and employees by providing answers and information regarding specific account information, discrepancies, and/or general accounting procedures.
Processes accounts payable; assigns purchase numbers; reviews invoices and receiving reports for accuracy and appropriate authorization; ensures that funds are budgeted and available and prepares documentation required for payment.
Receives and balances receipts; allocates revenue to proper cost centers and trust accounts and posts revenue daily; prepares deposits and journal entries.
May assume other accounting, administrative, or customer service responsibilities on a relief basis as required.
Education and Experience: Equivalent to an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, business or public administration, or a closely related field, and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in processing financial documents, payroll or benefits administration, maintaining financial or accounting records, and performing general accounting office work.
SALARY RANGE: $25.33/hour to $31.63/hour plus benefits
CLOSING DATE: 5:00 pm, Tuesday, March 3, 2020
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please go to to apply.
Applications must be complete and submitted by the final filing date in order to be considered. Incomplete and/or inaccurate applications may result in disqualification from the recruitment process. Resumes will not substitute for a completed application.
The application process may contain one or more of the following steps: a supplemental application,
written test(s), skills assessment(s), and/or oral examination(s).
REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Sonoma County Library will make reasonable accommodations in the recruitment process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you are invited to participate in an examination or interview and have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (707) 545-0831 extension 1591 or as soon as possible to make arrangements for your accommodation. Requesting accommodations at least 3 working/business days before the scheduled event will help to ensure availability. For further information regarding disability accommodations provided by the Library and related matters, see the Library’s website at
Employment offers will be contingent upon a successful pre-employment verification/criminal records clearance. Having a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from employment.
Current Sonoma County Library Employees: Please review the MOU, amended Article 10.5 regarding Part-time Employee Benefits to see how changing your status from full-time to part-time as a result of accepting a part-time position will impact your benefit premium costs for health, dental, and vision plans.
The list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future positions as they occur during the active status of the list.
The Sonoma County Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer