Reporting to the Auditor-Controller/ County Clerk, this position assists with the overall administration of the Department and may serve as the Auditor-Controller/County Clerk as assigned. The Assistant Auditor-Controller will work on a variety of difficult, complex assignments in the accounting and auditing of County financial records. As a member of the management team, this position supervises staff in the Department and assists with staff hiring, evaluating and training. As a liaison with many government agencies, special districts, the Board of Supervisors and others; the Assistant Auditor-Controller for Lake County must have superb people skills as well as excellent financial acumen. Candidates with a high level of energy and drive will succeed in this position. The ideal candidate is comfortable being a working manager who is open to ideas from staff and management. The Assistant Auditor-Controller will be flexible and collaborative, yet stay focused enough to meet daily deadlines. Outstanding communication abilities will be needed, and the ideal candidate must be adept at presenting in a public setting. Because the County is considering major modernization initiatives, the ideal candidate for the Assistant Auditor-Controller position will be technologically savvy, with experience assisting with evaluating and implementing financial systems a plus.