Accountant I

Sacramento Employment and Training Agency | Sacramento, CA

Posted Date 10/14/2021

The SACRAMENTO EMPLOYMENT and TRAINING AGENCY (SETA), a joint powers agency of the City and County of Sacramento, was formed in 1978. From its inception SETA has been an effective force in connecting people to jobs, business owners to quality employees, education and nutrition to children, assistance to refugees, and hope to many Sacramento area residents. For additional information please visit us at

We are looking for an Accountant I to perform a variety of professional accounting assignments under the direction of the Fiscal Department Chief or designee.  Job assignments require substantial knowledge of SETA’s contracting and claims reimbursement procedures, methods, and systems.

Position Summary:  Under general direction, the Accountant I performs beginning professional accounting work, assists with the maintenance of fiscal records and journals, assists with the preparation and maintenance of a variety of financial and fiscal reports, and performs related work as required.

Starting Salary: $22.17 per hour

Minimum Qualifications:

Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain this knowledge and ability would be:

  1. Advanced educational training in finance and accounting methods and procedures.

Who May and How to Apply:  This is an OPEN examination.  Open to the public, current employees, and employees eligible for transfer or voluntary demotion.  A completed SETA application or transfer from must be submitted by the deadline date using the online application which can be found at

*Due to COVID-19, the recruitment for this position may be a virtual recruitment, meaning exams, and interviews will utilize electronic mediums such as video conferencing.

Upon job offer individuals will be required to complete a pre-employment health screening, TB test, and background check.  Upon job offer, individual will be required to complete a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record check.

Posting Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021

Final Filing Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021 by 5 p.m.

SETA will not accept applications electronically submitted after the 5 p.m. deadline.

SETA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.


  • Medical Benefits (6 plans to choose from)
  • Dental Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Modern Health – Mental Wellness Program
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Educational Reimbursement: up to $1500 annually
  • Access to the Public Employee Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Pension (mandatory contribution required)
  • Retirement Health Savings Accounts and 401K plans
  • Paid Jury Duty
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • Regional Transit Monthly Pass Reimbursement
Salary22.17 Hour
Job Category
Program Administration
Full time

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