ACCOUNTANT VII (SR-28) [1 vacancy]

Application ends: January 28, 2023
Apply Now

Job Description

Oahu Island


$6,425.00 Monthly


Oahu, HI

Job Type

Full-Time Permanent


Human Resources

Job Number



1/14/2023 11:59 PM Hawaii

Position Information

Plans, supervises and coordinates the maintenance of all control accounting records for all funds of the City and County government; analyzes the effectiveness of the accounting system and procedures, and recommends revisions as necessary; prepares and supervises the preparation of financial statements and statistical and operating reports; and performs other related duties as required.

Current Vacancy:
There is one (1) vacancy with the Honolulu Board of Water Supply, Finance Division, located in Honolulu. This position serves as the Accountant-in-charge of the Treasury Branch, and applies professional accounting principles and practices in overseeing the department’s investment and debt program and the revenue and customer accounting program.

If you qualify for the position, your name will be established to an eligible list. This list may be used to fill current and/or future vacancies in this and/or other departments.

Additional Job Information

Applications must be submitted online by January 14, 2023, 11:59 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time (HST).

Some notifications will be sent via e-mail. You are responsible for monitoring instructions and correspondence from this office by checking your email account in a timely manner. To ensure proper delivery, please make sure you:

  • use a valid e-mail account;
  • verify your e-mail address is entered correctly on your GovernmentJobs account;
  • are subscribed to e-mail notices;
  • check your spam folders; and
  • add and to your contact list.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

At time of application, you must be a citizen, national or permanent resident alien of the United States or a non-citizen eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment.

Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting or in business administration with courses in accounting. (Note: At least 12 semester credits in accounting or auditing courses is needed, six of which must be above the beginning or elementary course level from an accredited four-year college or university).

Verification Requirement: You must submit evidence of your education in order to be given credit. Please attach an electronic copy of your diploma and/or official transcript which shows the embossed seal to your application; or mail or drop off a photocopy of your diploma and/or official transcript to the following address: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813. Copies will not be returned. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted. All information must be legible in order to be given credit.Work experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year-for-year basis. Such experience must have provided the knowledge, skills, and analytical ability normally gained from attainment of a bachelor’s degree in accounting or in business administration with courses in accounting.

Five years of professional accounting experience, three of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.

SUBSTITUTION: A Master’s degree in Accounting from an accredited four-year college or university will substitute for one of the required five years of professional accounting experience. You must submit evidence of your Master’s degree in Accounting in order to be given credit for the substitution. There is no substitution for the required supervisory experience.

Examination Process

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION: In addition to meeting the above minimum qualifications, your application will be further evaluated. Your score will be based on the quality, quantity, and/or recency of your education and experience. Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being rejected or your receiving a lower score.

Education and Experience Evaluation …………………………….100%