ACCOUNTING OFFICER Job Los Angeles County in California

ACCOUNTING OFFICER Job Los Angeles County in California

ACCOUNTING OFFICER Job Los Angeles County @



Brief Details: This position is located in the Accounting Department at the Veterans Home of California-West Los Angeles.

Please note: You will need to take and pass an examination for Accounting Officer Supervisor to establish list eligibility prior to job offer.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.


Additional Documents

  • Job Application Package Checklist
  • Duty Statement

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
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$4,473.00 – $5,602.00

# of Positions:

Work Location:
Los Angeles County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
VHC-WLA Human Resources
Work Shift:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Work Week:
Monday – Friday

Department Information

The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) works to serve California veterans and their families. With nearly 2 million veterans living in the State, CalVet strives to ensure that its veterans of every era and their families get the state and federal benefits and services they have earned and deserve as a result of selfless and honorable military service. CalVet strives to serve veterans and their families with dignity and compassion and to help them achieve their highest quality of life.

Per Military and Veterans Code, Section 80, whenever possible, preference shall be given to veterans for employment in the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Special Requirements

Successful completion of a live scan and a pre-employment physical (including drug testing for certain civil service classifications) will be required.

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining the timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Veterans Affairs
Attn: Human Resources
11500 Nimitz Avenue
Los AngelesCA 90049

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

11500 Nimitz Avenue
Los AngelesCA 90049
08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • The current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • The resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
  • Statement of Qualifications –

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.


The Veterans Home of California West Los Angeles offers FREE PARKING and is conveniently located off of the Highway 405 Corridor and near many local eateries and financial institutions.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website:
Human Resources Contact:
Yolanda Lewis
(424) 832-8220

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department’s EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Office
(916) 657-0091

California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Instructions

If mailing or dropping off your State Application (STD. 678) please note position #576-130-4563-001 and Job Control # (JC-129695) and the basis of your eligibility (list, transfer, SROA, Surplus, Re-employment, Reinstatement, TAU (or Training and Development) in the Explanations section of the application.

 Please remove any confidential information (e.g.) social security number, date of birth, etc.) as well as any information regarding your LEAP eligibility and/or exam scores from your documents prior to submission.  A complete application package includes a signed STD. 678, and Statement of Qualifications. (If your eligibility requires that you meet the Minimum Qualifications of the class and you qualify under pattern II, Experience and Education, the selected candidate will be required to provide college transcripts prior to appointment).


A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is required. To be considered for the position, applicants must submit an SOQ along with their application. The SOQ is a narrative discussion of how your education, training, experience, and skills qualify you for the position. The SOQ serves as documentation of each candidate’s ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing. SOQs must be no more than two (2) pages in length and typed using no less than 12 point Arial font. The SOQ must address the following questions and in the order listed below:

  • Describe your background, education, and experience as they relate to the Accounting Officer (Supervisor) position.
  • Describe your experience delegating and leading the work of others.
  • Describe your experience in the collection, tracking, analysis, and reporting of quantitative data.
  • Describe any experience relating to the creation and implementation of business processes for efficient workflow completion. Provide examples of innovative solutions or tools that you may have developed. Cite specific issues/problems and what you did to resolve the issue/problem.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free workplace. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

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