Senior Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
Otay Water District Finance Department
Location of position: 
Spring Valley, CA
$90,612.03 – $113,264.61 Annually
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Closing Date: 
Sunday, October 20, 2019
Job Description: 

The ideal candidate will have a CPA (active or inactive) and recent experience overseeing the processing of payroll internally or utilizing a third party payroll service, as well as experience in performing complex accounting and auditing functions, financial statements, cost-benefit analysis, and budget preparation.

BENEFITS: Partial listing includes medical and dental 100% paid by the District for employee and 88% paid for dependents, paid leave including 14 holidays and life insurance, CalPERS Retirement, retirement health benefits, education reimbursement, and much more.

REQUIREMENTS: Five (5) years of professional accounting experience with duties involved in the analysis and reporting of financial transactions, including two years of auditing experience; a valid California Class “C” Driver’s License and safe driving record; an active or inactive Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License.

EDUCATION: Bachelor' degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a closely related field.

APPLY IMMEDIATELY: Applications will be accepted until there are a sufficient number of highly qualified applicants from which to make a selection. However, for the earliest consideration, please submit your application materials by October 20, 2019. For information on application guidelines and to apply, please go to the Employment section of our website at

ABOUT OTAY WATER DISTRICT: The District is one of the fastest growing and most progressive water agencies in the region, now serving approximately 225,000 people in the rapidly expanding southeastern region of picturesque San Diego County. The District’s 125.5 square mile service area includes the communities of southern El Cajon, La Mesa, Rancho San Diego, Jamul, Spring Valley, Bonita, eastern Chula Vista, and the Otay Mesa area along the border with Mexico.

Located in Spring Valley, approximately 15 miles southeast of downtown San Diego, the District is close to all the cultural, educational, and recreational amenities of a large southern California metropolitan area without the daily congestion. The District employs 134 regular employees and takes pride in providing reliable, high-quality products, services, and support.