Accounting Supervisor

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Sebastopol Finance Department
Location of position: 
Sebastopol, CA
$7,432 – $9,033 Monthly
Date Posted: 
Monday, March 18, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 5, 2019
Job Description: 

Accounting Supervisor City of Sebastopol Salary: $7,432 – $9,033 Monthly Deadline to Apply: April 5, 2019 at 5 P.M.

The Position The City of Sebastopol invites applications for the position of Accounting Supervisor. This position plans, directs, and supervises the Accounting functions of the City, including general accounting, cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and reporting, purchasing, cashiering, utility billing, business license and other systems as assigned. The incumbent will supervise the technical and support staff of the department and perform professional level tasks in all assigned areas of responsibility, as well as provide highly responsible and complex assistance to the Finance Director.

Ideal Candidate Profile The City of Sebastopol is seeking a candidate with extensive previous experience in public sector finance and leadership. A typical pattern of qualifications may include: Possession of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or closely related field, with three (3) years of progressively responsible accounting work experience. Experience in municipal or other governmental environment is highly desirable, as is a minimum of one (1) years of work experience in a supervisory capacity.

The ideal candidate will be a proven leader that consistently demonstrates the ability to collaborate, to create and maintain a positive work environment, and to build and maintain cohesive working relationships that serve the goals and objectives of the City. The ideal candidate will exhibit superior analytical skills, sound judgment, attention to detail, and integrity. In addition, the candidate selected will be an outstanding verbal and written communicator who has strong presentation skills.

About the City The City of Sebastopol is a small semi-urban community located in Sonoma County, California. The City, incorporated in 1902, currently has a population of about 7,800 and serves the West County trade area population of about 50,000. Sebastopol has a Council-Manager form of government, with five Council members elected at-large. The City has its own Police, Fire, and Public Works departments, as well as other City departments. With a very low crime rate, Sebastopol remains among the safest cities in northern California.

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