Job: Accounting Supervisor
 Details
 Job Title:  Accounting Supervisor
 Position Type:  Full-Time
 Compensation/Salary:  $6,260-$7,825 per month
 Job Code:  JFZ3782
 Posted On:  30 Jan 2013
 Deadline:  02/15/2013
 Company/Agency:  Cucamonga Valley Water District
 Job Category:  Accntng-Audit-Controller
 Location:  Rancho Cucamonga, CA 
 Job Web Site:  www.cvwdwater.com
 Job Description
  FILING DEADLINE: Open until filled - First Review of Applications & Supplemental Questionnaire will be February 15th

THE DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: The Finance Division consists of seven employees and oversees the District’s complex financial structure and budget, and coordinates the financing and the accounting for all the services offered by the District. The division is responsible for all the financial record keeping and reporting functions including centralized accounting, utility billing, investment management, revenue and debt administration, purchasing and budget management. The Finance Division has received the Government Finance Officer’s Association’s (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for excellence in financial reporting for 10 years, and the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 7 years.

THE POSITION – ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR: The Accounting Supervisor is responsible for management of general accounting and revenue functions (payroll, accounts payable and receivable, utility biling), general auditing; manages special projects as required; oversees and directs assigned accounting staff.

The Accounting Supervisor should be creative in his/her approach to administering accounting and finance; have the ability to work collaboratively with other District management staff; and provide problem solving approaches to a wide variety of situations. Under general direction of the Finance Officer, the Accounting Supervisor supervises and participates in performing professional accounting duties in the analysis, preparation and maintenance of financial records and reports; performs difficult and highly detailed accounting analyses; and performs other related duties as assigned.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Plans, organizes, controls, integrates and evaluates the work of assigned staff; contributes to the development of and monitors performance against the annual department budget; plans and evaluates the performance of assigned staff; establishes performance requirements and personal development targets. Plans, organizes the annual financial audit process; preparation of audit work papers; preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report; knowledge of the application of current and proposed Governmental Accounting Standards. Thorough knowledge and experience of Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting practices and issues; preparation of multiple and complex bank and investment reconciliations. Prepares and supervises the preparation of standard monthly financial statements and schedules; analyzes, verifies and reconciles accounts and records; provides assistance to departments to ensure accuracy of account numbers and adequate account balances; reviews payroll and payroll tax reports; thorough knowledge and ability to design and implement modern accounting practices, procedures and internal controls; maintains and ensures adherence to internal control procedures and accounting standards through a periodic and systematic review process; develops and monitors team and individual performance measures, ensuring that they align with District’s Strategic and Operational Plans; ensures a thorough understanding of the Rolling Budget Planning Cycle and participates in its development and deployment; performs special projects as assigned. Regular attendance at the worksite.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

• Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or a related field. Graduate degree in Business Administration or Management is desirable. License as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is highly desirable. Increasingly responsible experience of four (4) years in accounting, finance, or related field, preferably in a governmental agency or utility; including two (2) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. Possession of a valid Class C California driver’s license is required.

• Knowledge of: Principles and practices of general, enterprise, and governmental accounting including financial statement preparation and methods of financial control and reporting. Principles and practices of cost accounting; internal control and audit principles and practices; laws and regulations relating to the financial administration of public agencies and utilities; District functions and associated financial management and reporting issues; principles and practices of business data processing particularly related to the processing of accounting and financial information; District’s personnel rules, policies and provisions; principles and practices of effective supervision.

• Ability to: Analyze and make sound recommendations on complex financial data and operations. Understand, interpret, explain, and apply District, state, and federal laws regulating District financial accounting, reporting and recordkeeping. Understand and accurately use the District’s Chart of Accounts and system of District, and assessment authority cost center accounting; supervise and direct the work of assigned staff. Develop and implement financial procedures and controls. Follow and apply written and oral work instructions including communicating effectively, orally and in writing. Make sound independent judgments within established guidelines. Perform complicated mathematical calculations and analyses, including preparation of clear, concise and comprehensive financial statements, reports, and written materials.


INFORMATION ON EMPLOYMENT PROCEDURES: Obtain a District application at the District office, 10440 Ashford Street, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730, (909) 987-2591 or the District’s website at www.cvwdwater.com. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a District application; however, resumes may be included as an attachment to the required District application.

All applications will be screened and only those candidates who best match the needs of the District will be invited to compete further in the examination process. Positions may be filled using a competitive examination process, which may consists of one or more of the following: written test, interview, and/or performance test. The District encourages application from qualified individuals with disabilities as defined by the American with Disabilities Act. Individuals who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in any phase of the selection process must make such a request during the application process.

A candidate selected for the position must successfully pass a pre-placement physical, which includes a drug and alcohol screening, and a criminal background check prior to employment. A successful candidate will be required to complete a verification form designated by the Department of Homeland Security United States Citizenship and Immigration Services that certifies they are eligible for employment in the United States of America.

All new employees are required to successfully complete a 1 year probationary period.

The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 
 Job Contact
 Contact Name:  Diane Schumacher  Primary Phone:  909-987-2591
 Title:  Human Resources  Fax:  909-941-8069
 Company/Agency:  Cucamonga Valley Water District  Email:  dianes@cvwdwater.com
 Location:  Rancho Cucamonga, CA  Contact Web Site:  www.cvwdwater.com