Northern California Power Agency

Accounting Clerk II (19949465)

Sacramento/Metro Area
2/20/2020 at 5pm or until 50 applicants
$25.12-$31.40 Hourly


Roseville, 95678


The Position:

This is a full journey level position; incumbent is responsible for treasury and investment management functions.  Primary job responsibilities include ACH and wire transfer origination, check run initiation, vendor book transfers, upload of positive pay files, and update of wire and cash activity schedules.  In addition, responsible for input of investments, interest, bank sweep activity into investment management software, and compilation of monthly Treasurer’s Report.  Responsible for tracking, balancing, and reporting transactions between various funds with high level of accuracy.

Successful candidate will also perform full cycle accounts payable processing to include: creation and maintenance of vendor files, verification of invoices, including quantities, dollar amounts, and payment and discount terms; matching and cross referencing invoices to receiving documents, requisitions, purchase orders, contracts and shipping documents, reconciling with vendor statements, and ensuring timely payment to vendors.

Supervision Received and Exercised:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Requirements
An Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college or major course work in accounting or a related field is desirable.  Performance of similar duties for other employers for a period of at least three years. Knowledge, skill or experience should include modern office practices, procedures and equipment, including computer based accounting.

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NCPA provides a defined benefit retirement plan under the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS). The retirement formula is 2.5% @ age 55 with an 8.0% pre-tax employee contribution for current/classic members.  For new CalPERS members beginning employment on or after January 2013, the formula is 2% at age 62 increasing to 2.5% at age 67 with a pre-tax employee contribution of 6.5%.

Health Insurance

Depending on location, employees may select from several different health insurance plans through CalPERS, including various HMO’s and PPO’s. Several of the plans require an employee contribution for family coverage, otherwise, health insurance premiums are paid by the Agency up to 90% of the Kaiser Family Rate in Sacramento.  Retirement health insurance for vested employees is provided by the Agency upon retirement with qualifying CalPERS service (minimum 10 years of service in CalPERS for 50% vesting).

Dental Insurance

NCPA provides dental care insurance for the employee and dependent(s) through Delta Dental. The dental insurance plan pays 85%-100% of covered non-orthodontic services and 70% of covered orthodontic services up to the plan’s annual payment limit.

Vision Insurance

NCPA provides vision care insurance for the employee and dependent(s) through VSP.

Flexible Spending Account*

NCPA employees are able to set aside money on a tax-free basis to pay for certain medical, dental, vision, or dependent care expenses not covered under the Agency’s insurance plans. NCPA contributes $500 into each enrolled employee’s medical account each calendar year that may be used for the employee’s or dependents out-of-pocket medical, dental or vision expenses.

Deferred Compensation

NCPA contracts with the ICMA Retirement Corp. to provide a 457 Plan (Deferred Compensation program) that allows employees to save and invest for retirement through pre-tax payroll deductions. For new members to the CalPERS retirement plan, NCPA offers a 401a plan that allows up to a $56,000/year employee/employer tax deferred contribution.  NCPA contributes 4% of base pay in addition to the employee’s contribution 0-20%.  Employees hired on or after 1/1/2019 will receive the employer contribution of 4% after their 5th year of service with the Agency. New CalPERS members may enroll in both the 457 and 401a plans.

Tuition Aid

NCPA provides tuition aid reimbursement (up to a yearly maximum of $5,000) to employees who have passed their one year probationary period to develop their knowledge and skills. The employee must successfully complete the classes at an accredited college, university or approved credited specialized training program, and classes must be related to job duties.