Florin Resource Conservation District (Elk Grove Water District)
Finance Manager Annual Salary Range: $115,752 to $140,691 DOQ Salary is supplemented by an attractive benefit package. Application Deadline: Monday, July 24, 2017
The Florin Resource Conservation District (FRCD) is seeking an experienced public finance professional to serve as Finance Manager. FRCD acquired the Elk Grove Water District (EGWD) in 1999. EGWD operates as a public entity and a department of FRCD. The District presently covers approximately 13 square miles of service area serving 46,000 people with approximately 12,600 active service connections.
Reporting to the District’s General Manager and serving as a member of the District’s leadership team, the Finance Manager is responsible for all finance management functions including the development and implementation of office administration, customer service, and policies and practices; record keeping; professional accounting to include payroll, accounts payable, and general ledger; data processing activities; managing District Bonds, payments, accounting and related audits; and completing fiscal projects and economic analyses. The Finance Manager also serves as Treasurer to the Board of Directors. The District’s current operating budget is $14.3 million. The Finance Manager oversees a staff of six including one direct report (finance supervisor who oversees a senior utility billing specialist, utility billing specialist, two customer service representatives and a meter reader).
The ideal candidate will be a well-rounded public finance professional with particular strengths in governmental accounting and who ideally possesses a working knowledge of utility-based accounting. A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business management and administration, economics, public administration or closely related field is required; MBA/MPA or CPA desirable; five years of increasingly responsible experience in accounting and fiscal management, including supervisory/lead experience in the data processing field expected; experience in a public utility setting preferred.
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