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Organization: Sacramento Metro Air Quality Management District
Date Posted: 10/11/2018
Date Needed: 10/11/2018
City: Sacramento
Location: California
Country: United States
Primary Category: Accounting/Audit/Controller
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Description & Details


Salary: $108,859 – $145,877

Examples of Comprehensive Benefits include:

· CalPERS Pension & 457 Deferred Comp Retirement

· Cafeteria Plan including CalPERS Medical, Dental,   Vision, LTD, and Life Insurance

· Employee Assistance Program

· Flexible Spending Accounts

· Transit Subsidy

· Paid Time Off


Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to the work of the Finance and Accounting Section AND four years of experience in accounting and finance or any combination of training and/or experience that provides the desired knowledge and abilities.


Reporting to the Administrative Services Division Manager, the Controller plans, coordinates, directs, and manages the Finance and Accounting section.  The duties below are typically performed by this position:

· Advises, confers with and  provides recommendations to the District Executive team on financial matters

· Oversees accounting, audits, grant administration, contracting services, and preparation of annual financial statements

· Develops and implements the budget

· Provides leadership, strategic planning and process development

· Performs financial studies/analysis and communicates results to District Executives and Board of Directors

· Ensures effective internal controls to safeguard District assets


The ideal candidate is a communicative and collaborative leader with demonstrated success developing and managing fiscal services and systems. The candidate is an experienced user of and manager over contemporary enterprise financial management software. Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to support and supervise staff, and facilitate process improvement are required.

The candidate must have the ability to prepare annual financial statements; develop and administer budgets and grants; select, train and evaluate direct reports; develop, implement, and monitor fiscal policies and procedures in compliance with local, state and federal law; adhere to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); establish and maintain effective working relationships with other District staff, Board members, and state and federal agency representatives; develop, prioritize and achieve program goals and objectives; and prepare, review and present reports and recommendations orally and in writing.






How to Apply / Contact


The final filing date is October 31, 2018 at 4 p.m. Interviews are anticipated to be held the week of  November 12, 2018.

To be considered, please submit 1) a District application, 2) cover letter, and 3) responses to the Supplemental Questions at:  

Responses to the supplemental questions are strongly considered in the recruitment process. Resumes may be uploaded as an attachment but will not be accepted in lieu of a District application. Applications should reflect years and months of positions held, as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed.