Assistant Controller-Treasurer

Department/Agency of position: 
County of Santa Clara
Location of position: 
San Jose, CA
$149,607 – $191,978 Annually DOE
Date Posted: 
Friday, September 6, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2019
Job Description: 

The Assistant Controller-Treasurer is an executive leadership position which, under general direction of the Controller-Treasurer, assists in the planning, organizing and directing activities related to the various divisions within the Department.

Candidates should have knowledge of principles and practices of organization, management, and supervision of personnel, labor relations and budgeting, as well as advanced governmental accounting, auditing, fiscal control systems and public finance practices specifically as they relate to County government and related entities. In addition, candidates should demonstrate the ability to plan, organize, direct and review the activities of the various divisions, coordinate and supervise the general accounting functions within a complicated governmental system, and apply general and governmental auditing, accounting, computer and management principles.

A qualified candidate would typically possess a Bachelor's Degree, preferably with a concentration in Accounting or Business Administration; and five (5) years of increasingly responsible auditing and general and financial accounting experience in a large organization or governmental agency, three (3) years of which must be equivalent to a Controller-Treasurer Division Manager, managing the operations of a major division or complex business, including directing accounting, auditing, and financial reporting. Governmental accounting experience is required, and possession of CPA certificate is highly desirable.

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Salary range is dependent upon qualifications and is coupled with generous benefits package.

It is anticipated that this recruitment will close, Friday, September 27, 2019

If you have any questions regarding this position, contact Adrian Cudal, Executive Services at (408) 299-5852.