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File #: 2018-817    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/29/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/7/2018 Final action:
Title: REQUEST TO RECLASSIFY ONE ACCOUNTANT I IN THE FINANCE DEPARTMENT TO ACCOUNTANT II (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 18-151, 2. Accountant II Job Specifications
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Report to Mayor and City Council

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Consent

 

 

SUBJECT:                     

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REQUEST TO RECLASSIFY ONE ACCOUNTANT I IN THE FINANCE DEPARTMENT TO ACCOUNTANT II (CITY COUNCIL)

 

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I.                     SUMMARY

At the recommendation of former Director of Finance, Kathryn Downs, staff is requesting that the Accountant I position be reclassified to an Accountant II position to properly reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities currently required of the of the role.

 

II.                     RECOMMENDATION

Recommendation

APPROVE Resolution No. 18-151, to reclassify the Accountant I in the Finance Department to an Accountant II job classification specification.

 

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III.                     ALTERNATIVES

TAKE any action deemed appropriate.

 

IV.                     BACKGROUND

A recruitment was conducted for an Accountant I in the Finance Department in January 2017.  The recruitment yielded a candidate with exceptional qualifications who was hired on September 11, 2017.

This Accountant I is performing at the level of an Accountant II as a result of taking on higher level accounting duties based on the candidate’s aforementioned knowledge, skills and abilities.  They are sufficiently addressing current business needs which benefit the department/City.  Therefore, it is recommended that the Accountant I be reclassified to an Accountant II job classification specification, Salary Range 246, ($5,443-$6,947).

 

 

V.                     FISCAL IMPACT

The estimated annual increase for the Accountant II position is $2,924.  The additional costs can be absorbed within the approved fiscal year 18-19 budget.

 

VI.                     EXHIBITS

1.                     Resolution No. 18-151 (Page 3-4)

2.                     Accountant II Job Classification Specifications (5-6)

 

Prepared by:  Faye Moseley, Director of Human Resources and Risk Management