Chief Deputy Auditor-Controller, Internal Audit

Department/Agency of position: 
County of Monterey Auditor-Controller Department
Location of position: 
Salinas, CA
$9,118 – $12,446 monthly
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 6, 2019
Job Description: 

Application Filing Deadline: Open Until Filled Exam #19/20B97/08ND Priority Screening Date: Monday, September 2, 2019 (All application materials must be received by the priority screening date for a guaranteed review. Applications received after this date will be considered on an as needed basis until the position is filled.)

THE POSITION DESCRIPTION The Monterey County Auditor-Controller seeks a results oriented professional to manage, plan, organize and direct the work of the department’s Internal Audit Division. The incumbent must represent the Auditor-Controller’s Office with tact, diplomacy, and professionalism. The Auditor-Controller is an elected official who provides the County of Monterey with financial leadership and expert advice on a wide range of fiscal matters, and advocates financial integrity and accountability in all County business practices. The department consists of five divisions: Administration, Systems, General Accounting, Internal Audit, and Disbursements (Accounts Payable, Payroll, and Property Tax).

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Will have a proven track record demonstrating knowledge of: • Governmental accounting and auditing principles, practices, and procedures. • Practices, standards, and methods relating to financial, compliance, and performance audits. The principles and methods of public finance administration. • The principles and methods of management, including work planning, analysis, and organization. • The principles and practices of supervision and training. • Computerized data processing as it relates to auditing, accounting, and fiscal operations and management information systems. • State and Federal laws and regulations governing the financial operations of local government, including those affecting fiscal operations, public finance, and financial reporting; Quantitative and qualitative analysis and business statistics.

Highly Desired: Possession of a valid certificate issued by the California Board of Accountancy to practice as a certified public accountant (CPA).

APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURES Application materials may be obtained from and submitted to Monterey County Auditor-Controller Department,168 W. Alisal Street, 3rd Floor, Salinas, CA 93901, or apply-on line at

Monterey County is an Equal Opportunity Employer