Financial Accounting & Reporting Unit
$116,334.40 - $141,419.20 Annually
San Rafael, CA
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The Marin County Department of Finance is responsible for the powers and duties of the offices of the auditor, controller, tax collector, treasurer, and public administrator. We serve as a collaborative partner and fiscal advisor to the County government in their consideration of fiscal decisions and planning. We strive to inspire and elevate public trust in County government by safeguarding the County’s financial integrity, advocating and implementing best practices, and ensuring compliance with mandates and fiduciary responsibilities.
The Manager, Auditor - Controller -- Financial Accounting and Reporting Unit engages regularly with fiscal officers throughout the County’s twenty-three departments on fiscal matters to ensure annual reporting requirements are met. They are responsible for the day-to-day accounting operations of the County and oversees annual financial reporting activities, general ledger reconciliations, cost accounting, and integrity of the of the County’s financial system and fiscal structure. This position will also have the opportunity to lead an outstanding team of five professionals in preparing complex financial reporting for the County, including: the State Controller’s report; the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR); and the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR).
The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in governmental accounting practices and principles, as well as a demonstrated proficiency in working with integrated financial systems. They will have direct experience with complex financial reporting, project ledger, budgeting, and grants. We are looking for someone who is adept at process mapping and improvements; policy interpretation, application and documentation; and is highly motivated to produce optimal results for their unit and for the County. A strong leader that thrives in a collaborative team environment and is always looking to find innovative ways to develop their team is highly desirable. This position is located on-site reporting to the Marin County Civic Center building in San Rafael, CA. A flexible hybrid schedule may be available after successfully completing the first six (6) months of the probationary period.
Typically, equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with course work in accounting, economics, business administration or a field related to the work and three years of professional experience related to the area of assignment, preferably in the public sector. At least one year of experience must have included lead or supervisory responsibility. Additional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year for year basis, up to two years. Possession of a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) certificate is desirable.
For information about this exceptional career opportunity, including the complete recruitment brochure and required qualifications, simply click here: https://www.marincounty.org/userdata/hr/Manager,%20Auditor%20Controller_OC.pdf
Filing Deadline: Applicants are encouraged to apply early because this recruitment is Open and Continuous and may close at any time. Apply online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/marincounty/jobs/3864109/manager-auditor-controller or visit www.marincounty.org/jobs. For any questions, please contact the Marin County HR Dept at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (415) 473-2126. EEO/TTY