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Del Oro Water Company is seeking a full-time STAFF ACCOUNTANT in CHICO, CA

Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer & Director of Corporate Accounting the position will perform routine analytical duties with responsibility in the following areas: General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Inventory, Water Accounting, Water Budget, Year End Processing, Financial Reporting.
Summary of Duties:
  • Assist in the development of the annual budgets
  • Manage asset records of the company and its affiliates
  • Assist Accounting Technicians in the processing of receivables, payables and check reconciliations
  • Prepare and post month-end and year-end adjustments and closing entries to the general ledger and balance subsidiary ledgers with control accounts in the general ledger
  • Assist Director of Corporate Accounting in compiling annual audit data
  • Assist administrative staff as required
  • Other related work as required to include: Field Asset Management, Risk & Resilience, Environmental & Compliance Reporting
Minimum qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field and/or equivalent
  • At least four years as an Accounting Technician or bookkeeper or comparable accounting experience
  • Basic accounting principles, basic mathematics including fractions and simple interest, alphabetical and numerical sequences, general office practices, proper telephone procedures and proper grammar
  • Valid California Driver License
Required skills and abilities:
  • Account for asset acquisitions, transfers and retirements; and administer periodic inventories of materials and supplies
  • Maintain clerical records and prepare reports and anticipate problems (including the development and anticipation of solutions)
  • Effectively work with all levels of employees, departments and management
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships with other personnel, governmental officials, and the public
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with agencies, consultants, customers, employees, and vendors
  • Ability to interpret and apply business and governmental laws and regulations
  • Effectively demonstrate the application of all skills, knowledge, and aptitudes required to carry out the duties and responsibilities cited above
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding customer service
  • Ability to establish and maintain accurate records
  • Detail-oriented and experienced in analyzing and improving processes
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Skilled in preparing concise written reports, policies, and procedures
  • Flexible and able to prioritize work and take on additional tasks as required
  • This is a full-time position with starting salary of $58,500 - $62,500 per year, negotiable depending on experience
  • One-time $5,000 bonus after 12 months of continuous, active employment
  • Health, Dental, Eye Insurance for employee and family (after 60 days), paid by company
  • 7 Holidays, Vacation (1 week after first year) and Sick Leave (accrued at 1/2 day per month)
  • 401K options

Interested candidates should complete our employment application and submit a resume according to the application instructions.

For more information, call (530)894-1100 *105


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