County Of Lake

Lakeport , CA
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Assistant Auditor Controller I/II/III

County Of Lake
Lakeport, CA Full-time
Posted on July 30, 2019

Assistant Auditor Controller I/II/III

Closing Date: September 2, 2019

Salary: $5,597 - $7,500 Monthly (currently under review)

Under general direction, to assist the County Clerk/Auditor-Controller with planning, organizing, directing and managing one or more functions and operations of the County Clerk/Auditor-Controller Office; to provide supervision and training for assigned staff in the County Clerk/Auditor-Controller Office; to perform a variety of difficult, complex and specialized assignments in the accounting and auditing of County financial records and conducting fiscal and budget administration; to provide general assistance and answer questions regarding Clerk/Auditor-Controller functions, policies, and procedures; to act as the Clerk/Auditor-Controller, as assigned; and to do related work as required.

Desirable Qualifications

Knowledge of:

  • Operations, policies, procedures, and legal requirements of the County Clerk/Auditor-Controller Office.
  • General accounting theory, principles, and practices and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems.
  • California property tax law.
  • Organization and functions of local, state, and federal government entities, especially as they relate to County fiscal functions.
  • Laws, rules, regulations, and policies affecting the financial operations, financial transactions, and payroll system of the County.
  • Generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Governmental Accounting Standards Board pronouncements.
  • Governmental accounting and budgeting.
  • Fiscal and program auditing theory, principles, and techniques and their application to government finance and operations.
  • Payroll laws and administration.
  • Principles of account classification.
  • Budget development and control.
  • Computerized financial management systems, payroll and property tax systems.
  • Principles of management, supervision, training, and employee evaluation.  

Ability to:

  • Assist with planning, directing, coordinating, and managing the functions of the County Clerk/Auditor-Controller Office.
  • Perform a variety of complex accounting, auditing, and financial transaction work.
  • Analyze and evaluate financial, program, and operational information, researching and gathering appropriate information to resolve problems.
  • Provide supervision, training, and timely work evaluations for assigned staff.
  • Monitor and update fiscal, operational, and program records.
  • Develop objective analyses and recommendations for use by County management.
  • Oversee the preparation and prepare a variety of financial and audit reports and statements.
  • Gather, organize, analyze, and present a variety of information.
  • Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately.
  • Assist with the development and utilization of computerized financial management system, payroll, and property tax systems.
  • Effectively represent the County Clerk/Auditor-Controller with County management and staff, boards and commissions, the public, and representatives of other government agencies.
  • Regularly work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines.
  • Constantly demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors, and customers/clients.                         

Training and Experience:

Any combination of training and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Education equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with a major in accounting, finance, or business administration, which included at least 21 semester units or 28 quarter units of Accounting coursework, including any combination of courses in elementary, intermediate, and advanced accounting, managerial accounting, financial accounting, cost accounting, auditing, accounting information systems, governmental accounting, and business law is required.

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