Accounting Supervisor

September 1, 2023
Laguna Beach, CA
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The City of Laguna Beach is looking for a dynamic and energetic professional to fill our NEW position of Accounting Supervisor!

What you'll do: This position will be responsible for overseeing and managing all accounting activities for the City, ensuring accurate data entry and adherence to accounting controls. They serve as the main source of technical accounting knowledge, supervise various accounting operations, and coordinate annual audits and compliance reporting. Additionally, they maintain internal control procedures, liaise with other City departments, and stay current with changes in the accounting field and relevant software.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Integrity and Ethics
  • Customer Focus
  • Exceptional Supervisory Skills
  • Municipal Accounting Experience
  • Experience with Tyler Munis is a PLUS!

This position works on-site and is a 9/80 work schedule. The work hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on alternating Fridays. City Hall is closed on alternating Fridays.

Why work for Laguna Beach: Laguna Beach is a beautiful coastal city located in Orange County, California, with a vibrant art scene and cultural events.Weoffer competitive compensation and benefits packages, including City paid health insurance for employees, retirement plans, and paid time off. The City has a strong commitment to its employees, providing opportunities for professional growth and development through training and education programs.

Examples of Duties

The normal duties for this position can be found in the job description Accounting Supervisor . These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination demonstrating the ability to effectively and successfully perform the duties of the position is considered qualifying. A typical combination is as follows:

Education : Equivalent to an Associate's degree with major coursework in accounting, business administration, public administration, or a related field. Bachelor's degree is highly desirable.

Experience : Four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional accounting experience involving governmental accounting, including some supervisory experience. The ideal candidate possesses at least 2 years of supervisory experience.

License/Certificate Requirements : Due to the performance of some field duties, which may require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid California Driver's license, and an acceptable driving record are required.

FLSA Des ig nation: Exempt

Supplemental Information

Application Process: All interested applicants must submit a completed online city application. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with a first review on August 8, 2023. Applications will be screened carefully and selected applicants will be invited to undergo a Structured Panel Interview to evaluate their knowledge, skills, and abilities. The appointing hiring authority will further review the job-related qualifications of applicants deemed eligible before making selection decisions. The selection process may be modified based on the needs of the City.

Pre-employment Process: Selected candidates must successfully pass a fingerprint check with the State Department of Justice, and a pre-placement physical including a drug test. Education and employment verification and reference check(s) will also be conducted.

Closing Date/Time:

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