Accounting Manager

City of Thousand Oaks
805 449 2144

Thousand Oaks has much to be thankful for – an exceptional Southern California community with family-friendly amenities that are the envy of cities across our region.  Over fifty years of achievement have made Thousand Oaks one of the most sought after places in California to live, work, recreate and raise a family.


The Finance Department


The Finance Department is responsible for the City’s overall financial operations.  Our goal is to provide City stakeholders with accurate and timely financial information, well-maintained City-owned facilities, extraordinary customer service, and dependable information technology resources in the most efficient and effective manner.  The Finance Department has responsibility for Accounting, Audit, Budget, Community Facilities Districts, Debt & Investment, Facilities Maintenance, Information Technology, Public Services and Purchasing.


The Position


We are seeking a collaborative, proactive Accounting Manager who will be responsible for the overall strategy, direction, and management of the Accounting Division in the Finance Department. The primary focus of this position will be to manage and provide oversight of general accounting daily operations, namely, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Financial Reporting, and Payroll, in addition to annual financial statements including Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and State Controller reports.


The position leads and guides an Accounting staff of ten. This is an essential senior management position reporting to the Deputy Finance Director.


The position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, or business administration or a related field.  A Master’s degree and Certified Public Accountant license are highly desirable.


The position also requires eight years of progressively responsible professional accounting experience, preferably in a governmental agency including two years of management and administrative responsibility.  The ideal candidate should also possess knowledge and experience pertaining to Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), single audit, and State Controller reports.


Compensation and Benefits


The City of Thousand Oaks offers a competitive total compensation package.  The annual salary range for this position is $94,954 to $142,431. Compensation level is determined by qualifications and experience.  


The City provides an excellent benefit package.


How to Apply


If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online.  


Final Filing Date:  Monday, May 15, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.

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