At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic.
Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community.
Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts.
Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community.
Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals.
Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees.
If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further.
OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Controller.
Under administrative direction, the successful candidate will:
Direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate the District's financial activities and operations including government accounting, financial reporting, debt issuance strategies, budget administration, financial analysis, treasury and portfolio management, and developing and managing the District's financial systems;
Coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; and
Provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to executive management.
Other duties include, but are not limited to:
Planning, directing, coordinating, and reviewing the work plan of staff;
Assigning work activities, projects, and programs;
Reviewing and evaluating work products, methods, and procedures;
Meeting with staff to identify and resolve problems;
Overseeing and participating in the development and administration of the District-wide and Division's annual budget;
Participating in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, supplies, and capital improvements; and
Reviewing, editing, and approving the monthly expenditure, quarterly financial and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
Job Requirements: The successful candidate must possess the equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in government accounting, finance, business administration or a related field; and eight (8) years of increasingly responsible financial management or government accounting experience including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.
Desired Certification(s): MPA, MBA, or CPA.
RECRUITMENT & SELECTION PROCESS
APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 5:00 P.M.
Benefits & Compensation Benefits include: holiday pay, medical, dental, vision and life insurance; long-term and short-term disability insurance; and employee assistance program. Additionally, the benefit package shall include deferred compensation options and executive disability insurance benefits.
All employees contribute to the Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS). Contributions are based on an OCERS actuarially-determined rate structure and age at time of employment; contributions are deducted on a pre-tax basis. The retirement benefit formula is 2.5% at age 67; however, employees with reciprocity may be eligible for the 2.43% at age 65 retirement formula (also known as "1.667% @ 57.5"). For an overview of OCSD's benefits, please visit www.ocsd.com/about-ocsd/jobs/employee-benefits.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Environment: Standard office setting.
Physical: Incumbents require sufficient physical ability to work in an office setting; stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; operate office equipment including use of a computer keyboard; push, pull, lift, and/or carry light amounts of weight; verbally communicate to exchange information.
Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and to operate assigned equipment.
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS
All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on the Class & Compensation page of our website.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification.
OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted.
The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.