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Manager, Auditor-Controller

Company: Government jobs
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do, and they are proud to tell people "I work for the County of Marin." Discover more about us, our values, and our organizational culture here.

The Marin County Department of Finance is responsible for the powers and duties of the offices of the auditor, controller, tax collector, treasurer, and public administrator. We serve as a collaborative partner and fiscal advisor to the County government in their consideration of fiscal decisions and planning. We strive to inspire and elevate public trust in County government by safeguarding the County's financial integrity, advocating and implementing best practices, and ensuring compliance with mandates and fiduciary responsibilities. ABOUT THE POSITION

The Manager, Auditor - Controller Financial Accounting and Reporting Unit engages regularly with fiscal officers throughout the County's twenty-three departments on fiscal matters to ensure annual reporting requirements are met. They are responsible for the day-to-day accounting operations of the County and oversees annual financial reporting activities, general ledger reconciliations, cost accounting, and integrity of the of the County's financial system and fiscal structure. This position will also have the opportunity to lead an outstanding team of five professionals in preparing complex financial reporting for the County, including: the State Controller's report; the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR); and the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR).

For information about this exceptional career opportunity, including the complete recruitment brochure and required qualifications, simply click here.


To receive first consideration for this exceptional career opportunity, please apply online by 4:00pm PST on Tuesday, January 24th .

Application materials will be reviewed and evaluated as received and only the most qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the recruitment process. If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Angie Fong at (415) 473-6109 or

Important Information: Pursuant to the Order of the Marin County Public Health Officer, it is required that all County employees confirm their vaccination status. Depending on work assignment and applicable Public Health Order, some employees may be required to be fully vaccinated and/or consent to weekly COVID-19 testing. To help mitigate transmission, the County strongly recommends all individuals wear face coverings when indoors in workplaces and public settings.

Disaster Service Workers: All County of Marin employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

PLEASE NOTE: The benefits described herein do not apply to temporary (contingent) or to part-time employees that work less than 50%.

Below are some of the excellent benefits the County offers. More information about our benefits can be found on the Marin County's Benefits Homepage.

Paid Time Off: Competitive vacation accrual; 11 holidays per year; and generous sick leave accruals. Additional types of paid leaves are available for some bargaining units.

Health Plan: Choice of four health plans (two Kaiser HMOs, Western Health Advantage HMO, and an Anthem Blue Cross PPO) along with dental through Delta Dental PPO, and vision through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is a County contribution toward the premiums (the contribution amount varies depending on coverage tier elected such as employee only, employee + 1, employee + family). Plus, the County offers excellent Life Insurance, Disability, Flexible Spending Plans, a Dependent Care Assistance Program, professional development and more.

Retirement: Defined benefit plan under the County Employees Retirement Act of 1937. More information can be found online at

IRS 457 Plan: Choice of pre-tax or post-tax (Roth) employee contribution up to the IRS annual maximum.

Retiree Medical: The County provides access to group health plan coverage to eligible retirees.

For specific questions regarding the employment process, please contact Human Resources at (415) 473-6104. For additional details about the benefits or retirement, please contact the Benefits Division at (415) 473-2197.

*IMPORTANT NOTE: Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.

01 QUALIFYING EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Typically, equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with coursework in accounting, economics, business administration or a field related to the work AND three years of professional experience related to the area of assignment (the area of assignment is accounting), preferably in the public sector. At least one year of experience must have included lead or supervisory responsibility. Additional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year for year basis, up to two years. CERTIFICATES & LICENSES: Possession of a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) certificate is desirable. Please tell us how you are meeting the education and experience minimum requirements for this position. For education, please list your degree in the education section of the application. For experience, please provide us with a detailed description of your experience, dates of employment, and the name of the employer(s) where you gained your experience.

02 Please provide a detailed description of your lead or supervisory responsibilities. Include, also, the names of the employers where you gained this experience and the dates in which you gained these responsibilities.

  • Duties belonging to a supervisor include having direct reports and responsibility for performance evaluations, approving leaves, hiring/firing, and discipline.
  • Duties belonging to a lead worker include providing guidance and direction to employees performing the same work, providing input into performance evaluations, coordinating the work and providing training.

    03 Do you possess the following certificates? (Check all that apply):
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
    • Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) certificate
    • None of the Above

      04 Please indicate the areas in which you have direct experience:
      • Policy Compliance Oversight and Adherence
      • Staff Management
      • Payroll Processing
      • Managing Budgets
      • Processing Financial Transactions
      • Regulated Financial Reporting
      • Documenting Policies and Procedures
      • Cost Accounting
      • None of the Above

        * Required Question

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