County of Monterey Auditor-Controller

San Luis Obispo , CA
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Accountant Auditor III/General Accounting Division

County of Monterey Auditor-Controller
San Luis Obispo, CA Full time
Posted on January 28, 2018
ACCOUNTANT Auditor III- General Accounting Division DESCRIPTION: The Auditor-Controller seeks applicants able to perform professional accounting and financial analysis of the County's fiscal operations for County-wide programs and systems; interpret and apply legal requirements and policies; and provide advice, consultation, and professional support on fiscal, accounting, and budgetary procedures. The two vacant positions are responsible for cost allocation/accounting, and general accounting/financial reporting. 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 successful applicant will also have the ability to: Prepare financial schedules, analysis, documentation, and a variety of complex accounting and financial reports that may include: various fund/accounts reconciliations, Cash reconciliation, Long-term debt and leave obligation worksheets, Capital Asset and Depreciation worksheets; Pension and other post employment benefit obligation worksheets, Gann limit, County Annual Report for the State controller's Office, etc. Provides advice, assistance, and training to County departments and external agencies regarding financial accounting and reporting, the Countywide cost allocation plan, year-end closing procedures, preparation of financial documents and reporting, accounting processes and compliance requirements, and/or systems operations. Performs a variety of complex accounting, auditing and financial analysis, operations, issue resolutions, and monitoring. Supervise professional and/or technical accounting staff. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and follow written and oral instructions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships, and provide excellent customer service. APPLY on-line at: EOE