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File #: 1414-2018    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 5/15/2018 In control: CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NAPA
On agenda: 6/19/2018 Final action: 6/19/2018
Title: Classification Specification and Salary Range for Senior Accountant
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Resolution, 2. EX A - Senior Accountant Class Spec
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Jennifer Brizel, Human Resources Director

Prepared By: Jennifer Brizel, Human Resources Director

Classification Specification and Salary Range for Senior Accountant


Adopt a resolution amending the City Classification Plan by adopting the new classification and salary range for Senior Accountant.

The Finance Department requested Human Resources conduct a study to review the classification structure within the Accounting Division to evaluate the work load and reporting structure.

The Human Resources Department reviewed the roles and responsibilities of the Accountant, Accounting and Audit Supervisor, Finance Analyst and Finance Manager positions and determined there was a significant gap in complexity and role responsibility between the Accountant and the higher-level positions within the unit. Major functions will include, (as noted in the typical tasks section of the class description):

- Plan, direct, coordinate and review the work of assigned staff and programs which include general accounting, audit coordination and cash management.
- Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff; make recommendations for the selection of new employees; provide or coordinate staff training; provide expertise and direction to staff.
- Participates in the City's annual audit and the preparation of the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Prepares or oversees the preparation of financial reports and analytical accounting, statistical and narrative reports for use by departments, City Management, Council and other agencies.
- Participates in the research, evaluation and implementation of new Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) statements.
- Recommend, develop and implement departmental policies and procedures related to accounting activities; review, recommend and implement improvements to accounting methods, budgetin...

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