Priority Screening Date: Monday, September 2, 2019 (All 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.)
Salary: $9,118 - $12,446 monthly
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.
The successful applicant will have the skill and ability to:
Plan, organize, direct, and manage the activities and functions of the Internal Audit Division of the Auditor-Controller’s Office and performs complex operational, financial, and compliance audits. Develop methods and procedures to achieve objectives.
Select, supervise, train, and evaluate the performance of professional and technical staff.
Prepare clear and concise audit, accounting, financial, and narrative reports.
Analyze, evaluate, and solve complex and difficult audit, fiscal, accounting and administrative problems.
Develop, prepare, review, interpret, explain, and apply complex fiscal data and reports.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships and provide excellent customer service.
HIGHLY DESIRABLE: Possession of a valid certificate issued by the California Board of Accountancy to practice as a certified public accountant (CPA).
Applications may be obtained from and submitted to:
Monterey County Auditor-Controller Department
Attn: Nairi Davis, Senior Personnel Analyst
168 W. Alisal Street, 3rd Floor,
Salinas, CA 93901
Monterey County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Monterey County Auditor-Controller
DEPARTMENT: 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).