Accounting Division Manager (U)

Department/Agency of position: 
City of San Bernardino Finance Department
Location of position: 
San Bernardino, CA
$108,336.00 – $131,688.00 Annually
Date Posted: 
Monday, March 18, 2019
Closing Date: 
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Job Description: 

The City of San Bernardino is seeking an experienced leader to fill an Accounting Division Manager position within the Finance Department. The ideal candidate will have experience in municipal or local government finance management, accounting, fiscal reporting and control, budget development and the implementation of sound financial practices

The Accounting Manager will have many opportunities for professional growth and to manage and make improvements in a high-performing organization. Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Accounting Manager is responsible for maintenance of the City's centralized accounting records, including the general ledger, and reviewing decentralized accounting information and preparing periodic and annual financial statements and reports of accounting and financial transactions, activities and funds.

The incumbent also manages the Division and plans and oversees the daily activities of dedicated and competent staff in areas of general accounting, auditing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll. Further, the incumbent performs specialized and complex financial and cost accounting analyses and participates in the audit of City financial records. Assignments are broad in scope and allow for a high degree of administrative discretion in execution.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, and at least 6 years of increasingly responsible experience in accounting in a governmental or public agency setting which include 2 years of supervisory responsibilities. A Master's Degree is highly desirable. Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant is preferred.

For more information about this position, please call the City of San Bernardino at 909-384-5104 or visit our careers page at