Assistant Auditor-Controller

Department/Agency of position: 
County of Monterey
Location of position: 
Salinas, CA
The current salary range is $11,325 – $15,467 monthly.
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Job Description: 

Monterey County encompasses some of California’s most stunning scenery and offers an ideal year round Mediterranean climate. Miles of beautiful beaches, spectacular mountain ranges, groves of redwoods, low-rolling foothills, and scenic valleys are characteristics that contribute to the quality of life enjoyed by over 400,000 residents and the numerous tourists who visit the area year-round. The mission of Monterey County is to excel at providing quality services for the benefit of all County residents, while developing, maintaining and enhancing the resources of the area.

The Assistant Auditor-Controller reports to the publicly-elected Auditor-Controller and assists in the overall direction of the Office. The Assistant Auditor-Controller will have oversight over all of the Office’s divisions, and special projects of considerable scope, complexity and sensitivity. The work and projects conducted by the Office of the Auditor-Controller provide transparency to government operations that improve efficiency and effectiveness through focused accountability. The individual will work closely with the Auditor-Controller to provide consultation and resolution strategies on fiscal issues for County departments and agencies.

The ideal candidate will have at least five years of increasingly responsible experience performing complex analysis in the areas of accounting, budgeting, audits, policy and/or organizational operations for a county or other large governmental agency, including at least two years at the managerial level. He/she will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business/public administration or a closely related field. Additionally, it is highly preferred that the individual be licensed as a Certified Public Accountant. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by January 9, 2019.