Finance Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
Otay Water District Finance Department
Location of position: 
Spring Valley, CA
$120,473 – $150,591/year
Date Posted: 
Friday, November 17, 2017
Closing Date: 
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Job Description: 

Join the Otay Water District Management Team and as a member of the Otay Team, you will play an important role in the Finance Department. This is a great opportunity to be a member of a progressive and community focused organization. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned, business-oriented manager with in-depth financial knowledge, have the ability to work within a strategic role and be responsible for planning, coordination and successful implementation of finance initiatives. Strong leadership skills, innovation, and excellent communication skills across all levels are highly desirable.

Under general direction of the Assistant Chief of Finance, manages the staff and activities of the Treasury and Accounting Services to include general accounting, audit, cash management and treasury functions, financing activities, cost benefit analysis, process efficiency evaluations, job costing, systems design and implementation in coordination with Information Technology Department, cost accounting, banking relations, debt collections, fixed assets, and contract review. In addition, the Finance Manager assists with the planning, coordination and direction of the District's budget, payroll, accounts payable, utility billing collections, and financing activities and provides complex administrative support to the Chief Financial Officer.

The Otay Water District offers excellent benefits, a balanced work/life environment and is a leader in the industry.

BENEFITS: Partial listing includes medical and dental 100% paid by the District for employee and 88% paid for dependents, paid leave including 14 holidays and management leave, life insurance, CalPERS Retirement, retirement health benefits, company match deferred compensation program, education reimbursement, and much more.

REQUIREMENTS: 7 years of professional experience in accounting and auditing, including 2 years of related supervisory experience.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a closely related field.

APPLY IMMEDIATELY: For the earliest consideration, please submit your application materials by December 8, 2017; however, you are encouraged to apply immediately in order to be considered. Interviews will be scheduled as soon as possible with top competitors.

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ABOUT OTAY WATER DISTRICT: The District is one of the fastest growing and most progressive water agencies in the region, now serving approximately 206,000 people in the rapidly expanding southeastern region of picturesque San Diego County. The District’s 125.5 square mile service area includes the communities of southern El Cajon, La Mesa, Rancho San Diego, Jamul, Spring Valley, Bonita, eastern Chula Vista, and the Otay Mesa area along the border with Mexico.

Located in Spring Valley, approximately 15 miles southeast of downtown San Diego, the District is close to all the cultural, educational, and recreational amenities of a large southern California metropolitan area without the daily congestion. The District employs 156 regular employees who are assigned to four major departments. The District takes pride in providing reliable, high-quality products, services, and support.