THE POSITION Under the general direction and supervision of the District Manager, the Financial Manager performs and oversees a variety of professional, financial, administrative and human resources work. Core functions include budget preparation and monitoring, cost analysis, administrative research and analysis, project analysis and monitoring, risk management, workers’ compensation and general administrative tasks. In addition, this position will: Administer the District’s benefit programs (health, dental, vision and other plans). Draft specifications and monitor District contracts. Supervise and provide technical guidance to assigned administrative support staff.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Typical duties of the Financial Manager include, but are not limited to:
Creates and maintains all financial records and reports including, but not limited to, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and general ledger functions.
Ensures ongoing compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Prepares and maintains all of the District’s financial reports, including the annual report to the State Controller’s Office.
Acts as a liaison with the District’s five departments regarding purchasing procedures and provides guidance regarding other financial decisions.
Compiles and analyzes data for the annual budget, and prepares written justifications and explanations where necessary. Prepares draft budget for analysis by management staff and the Board or its committees.
Works closely with the District Manager to prepare the proposed and final annual budgets.
Processes and tracks all workers’ compensation claims and subsequent documentation.
Coordinates casework with the District’s third-party Administrator.
Administers employee and retiree benefit and pension plans.
Advises management of changes to federal and state laws and regulations that may warrant change in District policies, procedures or employee benefits.
A full job description and recruitment flyer can be found on MSMVCD’s website at www.msmosquito.com/jobs
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public administration, accounting, human resources or closely related field. Four years of paid full-time government accounting, human resources and/or administrative duties that includes three or more years in a supervisory or managerial capacity.
Candidates whose primary experience is in accounting or administration shall be required to possess a qualification (e.g., certificate program or higher) in human resources and/or benefits administration, or demonstrate equivalent experience. A certificate in administration issued by the California Special Districts Association is desirable.
OTHER Possession of a valid California driver license and driving record acceptable to the District’s insurance carrier. Successful completion of pre-employment physical examination, drug screening, financial and criminal background checks. Ability to be bonded.
We look forward to receiving your application!
Additional Salary Information: The pay scale annualized amounts are Step 1: $103,757, Step 2: $107,907, Step 3: $112,223 and Step 4: $116,712
The District offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: Medical plan up to family coverage, 80% premium paid by District. Dental, Vision, two $10k life insurance policies and long-term disability plan premium fully paid by District. $500 yearly medical allowance and longevity pay of ½% at 10 years, 1 ½% at 15 years and 2 ½% at 20 years. $1800 yearly District contribution to portable retirement health savings plan in lieu of defined benefit plan.
About Marin Sonoma Mosquito & Vector Control District
The Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District (MSMVCD) is committed to protecting the health and welfare of its communities from mosquitoes and vector-borne disease. MSMVCD services approximately 736,000 residents in a nearly 2,300 square mile service area. Each year the District responds to over 3,000 requests for service from the public. In addition, the District conducts field and labor...atory studies, monitors for the presence of vectorborne diseases and provides educational outreach to the local community.
District headquarters are located in Cotati, California, population around 7,100. Residents of Cotati enjoy the cozy, small town feel as well as the close proximity to larger, more urban cities. The area has a relaxed lifestyle but a short drive can take you to the lights of San Francisco. Sonoma and Marin counties are known for their arts, music and food and wine venues. Farmers markets, foodie lover restaurants, and upscale and funky boutiques and gift shops can be found throughout the region. There are numerous outdoor activities including cycling, hiking, and camping.
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