Principal Accounting & Financial Analyst

City of San Bernardino Municipal Water Department
(909) 453-6091


Under general direction, to serve as the most senior financial position under the Director of Finance; to perform a variety of professional accounting duties including planning, preparing, scheduling, monitoring, and analyzing financial information;  to supervise, coordinate and monitor staff to maintain financial records according to applicable rules and regulations; to perform technical financial record keeping involved in the maintenance of general ledger records, job cost accounting, grant accounting, bond administration, operating and capital improvement budgets, and other fiscal documents; to prepare required reports relating to these financial transactions; to perform long and short range economic forecasts, analysis and reports on Department’s rates, fees, financial and budgetary conditions; and to perform related work as required. 



Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, public or business administration, or closely related field with a concentration in accounting,


Experience: Five (5) years of professional level experience in accounting and finance including financial analysis, accounting, auditing, accounting procedures development, long-range financial forecasting, budget development, and debt management; and advanced level proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, and/or databases.



Possession of a valid Class “C” California driver’s license.  For out of state applicants, a valid driver’s license is required and a valid Class “C” California driver’s license must be obtained within ten (10) days of appointment (CA Vehicle Code 12505c).   



There is frequent need to stand, sit, stoop, walk, and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday.  Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 


Incumbents require sufficient mobility to work in an office and/or field setting and operate office equipment, transport materials and supplies weighing up to 25 pounds, and to travel to various locations.  Must be able to see in the normal visual range with or without correction with vision sufficient to read small print, computer screens and other printed documents.  Must be able to hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.   Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 


Salary: $43.7597 to $55.8497 per hour

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Recruitment opens 11/06/2017 at 8:00 a.m. and closes 11/26/2017

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