Assistant Controller-Treasurer

County of Santa Clara

The County of Santa Clara’s Controller-Treasurer Department is looking for an experienced finance leader to assist in planning, organizing, and directing activities related to the various divisions within the Department. Under general direction of the Controller-Treasurer, the Assistant Controller-Treasurer will support the Department in promoting the County’s financial viability by managing its accounting systems and assets with integrity.

Required Background and Experience:
A qualified candidate would typically possess a Bachelor's Degree, preferably with a concentration in Accounting or Business Administration; and five (5) years of increasingly responsible auditing and general and financial accounting experience in a large organization or governmental agency, three (3) years of which must be equivalent to a Controller-Treasurer Division Manager, managing the operations of a major division or complex business, including directing accounting, auditing, and financial reporting.
  • Governmental accounting experience is required, and
  • Possession of CPA certificate is highly desirable.

In addition to the generous leadership benefits package, the individual selected for this role will enjoy a rewarding career serving the County as the steward of public financial resources. 

Salary: $158,718 - $203,669 Annually DOE
The salary range is dependent upon qualifications.

Final Filing Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021

To Apply:
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If you have any questions regarding this position, contact Adrian Cudal, Executive Services, at (408) 299-5852. EOE

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