Under supervision of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides direct supervision within the Finance Division in order to plan, direct and assume overall coordination and responsibility for all District financial matters including but not limited to accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, grants, budgeting, records retention and management, cash flow monitoring, monthly Board and committee staff reports, preparation of financial reports--including the CAFR, purchasing, financial policies, and support of the annual independent audit. As needed and when assigned, the Controller assume role of acting CFO in the extended absence of the CFO.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration (accounting emphasis) from a four-year university or college, plus one to two years related experience at the Controller level for a public agency.
In lieu of the Bachelor’s degree in Accounting requirement employee must have any combination of education and/or extensive experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities as required to maintain financial, fiscal, and related statistical records and data.
Experience must entail significant work with principles and practices of general, enterprise and governmental accounting, including financial statement preparation, methods of financial control and reporting and accounting for organizations with a mix of government and enterprise funds.
Experience in Governmental accounting and financial reporting, and cash management is required. Experience with special districts and/or water agencies is a plus.
Additional Salary Information: CalPERS Retirement 2.5%@55 (Classic) and 2%@62 (PEPRA), group health through CalPERS (100% employee and 60% dependents), dental/vision for employees and dependents (100%), group life insurance, and flex benefit plans. District offers deferred compensation programs, vacation, sick leave and 11 paid holidays.
About United Water Conservation District
United Water Conservation District is a special district that was founded in 1927. The District is responsible for the conservation and enhancement of the water resources of the Santa Clara River Valley and the Oxnard Coastal Plain in Ventura County. District facilities include Santa Felicia Dam, Freeman Diversion Dam, groundwater recharge basins, well fields, water treatment facilities and major transmission pipelines.