Accounting Assistant

Job Type

Full Time


Details: $25.01/hr.-$30.41/hr.




1111 Las Gallinas Ave.
San Rafael
United States







SALARY RANGE:                 Starting                                After 6 Months                   Annually Thereafter

                                               $25.01/hr.                            $26.27/hr.                            $27.58/$28.95/$30.41/hr.



Comprehensive benefit package of medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Paid sick leave, vacation, and holidays. Membership in social security and the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) is required.


Under general direction, within the framework of standard policies and procedures, performs complex clerical accounting and auditing functions and assists in the planning, preparation, maintenance and review of financial and statistical records and performs related work as required.


Performs complex clerical and accounting functions; maintains accurate records of Federal, State and local funds; prepares financial statements, statistical and management reports; reconciles cash and other general ledger accounts; provides support and assistance to the accountants and performs special projects as may be assigned. Provides training and support in the coordination and scheduling of the work of payroll audit staff; assists staff in the resolution of complex problems; assists in establishing office procedures, forms and timelines; provides technical advice and assistance to school districts’ staff; works with Accountant to ensure appropriateness of account coding; audits, reconciles and corrects a variety of records and reports from various sources; prepares semi-monthly spreadsheet for payroll tax deposits for all school districts; types Federal and State quarterly tax reports; prepares interfund transfers and deposits revenue for all school districts. Provides support for AB1200 fiscal oversight responsibilities. Verifies accuracy of districts’ financial reports and performs related work as required.


Education: High School or equivalent with additional coursework in bookkeeping and accounting. 

Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible experience in accounting or auditing, preferably including experience in a county or school district office in a computerized accounting environment.

Knowledge of: Basic principles of accounting and bookkeeping rules, regulations, policies; State and Federal laws as they pertain to the school accounting requirements; office practices and procedures, computerized accounting functions and systems, State guidelines and account codes.

Ability to: Develop and implement new or revised procedures; apply, communicate, and follow procedures prescribed by manuals, directives, and statutes; ensure compliance with policies, procedures, laws and regulations; prepare and audit statistical reports; perform technical school auditing duties; give advice and instruction to school district personnel regarding procedures and accounting activities; operate standard business office machines including, but not limited to, calculator, computer, typewriter, and a variety of other office equipment.


TO APPLY:            Submit the following documents online at

• Three recent letters of recommendation

• Letter of interest

• Current resume

Selection Procedures:

The multilevel selection process may consist of an application screening process, reference checks, assessment activities, interviews and presentations. Those candidates with the most relevant and suitable background will be invited to participate in the process.

Application Deadline:      Until Filled                            

Testing must be completed to be considered for interviews. Please contact MCOE Personnel at 415-499-5854 to schedule a time.

In compliance with the Immigration Control and Reform Act of 1986, the Marin County Office of Education requires all new employees to produce certain documents to verify their identity and right to work in the United States. Such documents may include, among others, U.S. Passport, Birth Certificate, Valid Driver's License, and Social Security Card.

The Marin County Office of Education prohibits discrimination against and/or harassment of employee job applicants on the basis of actual or perceived race. Religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, sex, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975.



Comprehensive benefit package of medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Paid sick leave, vacation, and holidays. Membership in social security and the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) is required.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply