About the Municipal Pooling Authority The Municipal Pooling Authority (MPA) is a well-established and reputable Joint Powers Authority (JPA) established in 1977, to pool municipal assets to provide General Liability coverage and Workers' Compensation coverage for 20 municipalities in Northern California. MPA has grown to include Property, Vehicle Physical Damage, short-term and long-term disability, Risk Management, Ergonomics, Employee Benefits, and Employee Wellness services/programs. MPA provides in-house administration of claims for General Liability, Workers' Compensation, and Vehicle programs, and claims administration services are maintained through Origami, an online claims management system. MPA has continually received Accreditation with Excellence from the California Association of Joint Powers Authorities CAJPA). Join our team and enjoy MPA’s comprehensive benefits package and defined benefit retirement plan through CalPERS. Some of the benefits package highlights include no-cost dental and vision coverage for the employee and family and a minimal employee contribution on Medical for Kaiser of $55.00, with other plans available for an increased share of the cost. MPA provides 14 paid holidays a year, 12 sick days a year, one administration day a year (increasing up to 5 days based on years of service, and 12 days of vacation (increasing based on years of service), and may work remotely up to 4 days a week. The MPA team has 23 employees who specialize in their area of work, from public administration requirements of pooling to claims administration and program management. The MPA team is a highly collaborative team that takes pride in their area of work and often works together to strategize on moving MPA forward. The team enjoys quarterly team-building events.

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ACCOUNTANT (Non-Management- Non-Exempt) Position Open Until Filled Salary Range: $89,764-$109,109 The Classification of Accountant is responsible for the ongoing duties related to accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management, general ledger, payroll and financial statement preparation, and must have the experience and ability to manage multiple client entities. The Accountant reports to the Finance Manager. Supervision Received and Exercised Receives direction from the Finance Manager. No supervision exercised. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Effectively apply the functions of accounts payable and accounts receivable. • Process accounts payable and accounts receivable for all vendors, insurers, contracts, and services. • Process payroll for the approval of the Finance Manager. • Review monthly bank and investment reconciliations. • Maintain and reconcile general ledger. • Create and maintain accurate and complete accounting records and files. • Prepare deposits, post receipts, and reconcile billing. • Perform bank and investment account reconciliations. • Effectively research, track, resolve, or properly refer accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies. • Assist the Finance Manager with the management of the Treasury. • Prepare reporting in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). • Assist the Finance Manager with preparation of annual operating budgets and other special financial analysis. • Coordinate the annual financial audit. • Assist with the calculation of dividends and deficit reporting

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Knowledge of • Working knowledge of accounting theories, practices, and best practices. • Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Skills in • Computer applications including Microsoft Office. Competence with manual and automated accounting systems. Excellent spreadsheet, keyboarding, 10-key, and data entry skills. Ability to • Perform a volume of numerical detail work with speed and accuracy, to make difficult mathematical computations with and without mechanical assistance, and to apply mathematical reasoning and analysis. • Understand and follow complex oral and written instructions and technical or legal terminology. • Provide written and oral communication cleary. • Work proficiently with accounting software. • Read, review and interpret contracts for accounts payable. • Maintain professional integrity and practice tact, perseverance, and common sense. • Commitment to the preservation of confidential information. • Team player that accepts work appropriately and in a professional manner, and assists others as needed. Physical Requirements The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; daily repetitive bending, stooping, crouching, reaching and kneeling; ability to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Reasonable accommodations may be provided upon request. Minimum Qualifications Education / Training A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Accounting, Business, or Public Administration, and an emphasis in Accounting. Experience Three to five years of experience as an accountant with an insurance organization, public entity, or joint powers authority. License/Certifications California Driver’s License

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