Accounting and Treasury Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
Alameda County Water District
Location of position: 
Freemont, CA
$149,342.46 – $181,532.41.The annual salary range does not reflect the 1 % COLA which took effect 7/1/18.
Date Posted: 
Monday, July 9, 2018
Closing Date: 
Friday, August 10, 2018
Job Description: 

THE POSITION: The Alameda County Water District, in Fremont, California, is seeking an experienced professional with outstanding skills to serve as Accounting and Treasury Manger. Under direction from the Manager of Finance, provides leadership, plans, organizes, directs and manages the accounting department and all accounting responsibilities and related financial support services including cash and investment management; through subordinate supervisors, plans, schedules, directs, coordinates and reviews the work of professional support staff in the preparation of the District’s financial statements, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and all other accounting functions; responsible for all treasury functions and prudent handling of cash and investments; prepares reports and analyses of financial issues for consideration by senior management or the Board; serves as primary liaison person with external auditors during the annual review; and performs related work as required.

SALARY: The annual salary range for the Accounting and Treasury Manager is $149,342.46 – $181,532.41, plus excellent benefits. The annual salary range does not reflect the 1 % Cost of Living increase that took effect July 1, 2018.

Education and Experience Possession of a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting or finance or equivalent and five (5) years of full time professional accounting experience using a computerized financial management system, which includes at least three years of experience in a supervisory capacity. C.P.A. preferred.

Additional Requirements: Must possess a valid California Driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: generally accepted accounting principles and practices (GASB); governmental and utility accounting requirements; modern principles and practices of effective employee supervision and personnel and program management; principles of effective leadership; current economic conditions and forecasting techniques; principles and practices of financial analysis and auditing; cost estimating methods and principles and procedures of budget preparation, control and administration; cash management techniques; prudent investment practices; principles and practices of payroll administration; electronic data processing principles relative to general, cost, payroll, accounts payable and managerial accounting and the integration of data in an automated systems environment; pertinent state and federal laws and regulations and accounting standards applicable to the work of the division; modern office practices and procedures including financial record keeping principles and procedures. Skill and Ability to: provide active leadership and effectively manage diverse accounting and financial management functions; be a critical thinker that thinks outside the box and plans and implements change initiatives; advise department manager on financial and accounting matters having District-wide impact; compile and analyze data; plan, assign, supervise and review the work of subordinate staff; interpret and explain computer generated financial and accounting reports; understand and apply relevant laws and regulations


  1. Application materials must be submitted online at no later than 5:00 p.m., on Friday, August 10, 2018. Application materials must include a completed Alameda County Water District Employment application and Supplemental Questionnaire. Resumes are not a substitute for a completed Supplemental Questionnaire. Incomplete applications will not be given further consideration.
  2. All applications will be evaluated, and candidates who present the best job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the interview process.
  3. Employment offers are normally made following conduct of reference checks and are always contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical exam, as well as a security background check. Employment is made contingent upon verification of identity and legal right to work in the U.S.A. pursuant to federal law, and the signing of a loyalty oath, pursuant to the state law.