Supervising Accountant/Auditor

County of El Dorado
May 20, 2023
Placerville, CA
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The County of El Dorado is committed to promoting the power of public service by fostering a diverse and collaborative workplace where employees are empowered, respected and valued. The dedicated efforts taken by the Board of Supervisors continues to promote El Dorado County as a competitive employer that is committed to recruiting and retaining qualified employees by advocating for competitive salaries and excellent benefits. The County of El Dorado is also supportive of providing telework opportunities for employees consistent with business needs and in accordance with Board of Supervisors Policy E-12 - Telecommuting.

The El Dorado County Health And Human Services Agency is committed to transforming lives and improving futures for the citizens of El Dorado County. Their programs and services include: Behavioral Health, Public Health, Community and Social Services. Their over 600 employees are dedicated to enhancing and enriching the lives of those in their communities.

You will have the opportunity to supervise a team of accountants and supporting fiscal staff responsible for the accounting and reporting functions of the agency. You will perform professional internal auditing and accounting work associated with payroll, accounts payables, accounts receivables and the general ledger relating to County records and procedures.

Ideal candidate should demonstrate attention to detail, sound knowledge of accounting practices and principles, as well as strong leadership skills. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience in fund accounting, cost allocation, monitoring budgets, working in a fast-paced environment, meeting multiple deadlines and multi-tasking.

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Review and analyze departmental and County accounting procedures for conformance with laws, regulations and accepted accounting practices; recommend improvements to such procedures to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Prepare and direct the preparation of audits, financial statements and varied fiscal reports.
  • Review accounting documents to ensure accuracy of information and calculations and make correcting entries.
  • Examine supporting documentation to establish proper authorization and conformance with agreements, contracts, and state and federal regulations.
  • Prepare and maintain control and subsidiary accounting records involving a variety of transactions and accounts.
  • Supervise internal auditing and related support staff and activities; plan, schedule and assign work.
  • Participate in the hiring of assigned staff; train staff in County and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate employee performance, counsel employees and effectively recommend initial discipline and other personnel decisions.

For a full description of job responsibilities click here .

Human Resources will assess your application to determine if you are minimally qualified using the following recommendations:

Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement.

Equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university in accounting, finance, business administration, economics or a closely related field


Either t wo years of internal auditing experience at a level equivalent to the County's class of Accountant/Auditor OR three years of journey level accounting experience at a level equivalent to the class of Accountant II.

Public agency experience is desirable.

NOTE: The above qualifications are typically accepted way of obtaining the required knowledge and skills.

Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Supervising Accountant/Auditor, as well as the physical, environmental, and working conditions.

Apply online by clicking the 'Apply' link at the top of this announcement. When your online application and responses to the required supplemental questions are complete, click 'Accept'.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, contact Rachel Wallick in Human Resources at

The Human Resources Department will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the recruitment process.

Training and Experience Review (Weighted 100%):
A training and experience review consists of candidates responding to supplemental questions on the job application. A subject matter expert will evaluate each candidate's responses based on predetermined criteria. The subject matter experts are not granted access to the candidate's application; therefore, responses to the supplemental questions should be thorough, detailed, and complete. Do not refer to resumes, cover letters, or other documentation as they will not be reviewed.

Supplemental questions play an integral role in this recruitment process. Please take the time to provide thoughtful and thorough responses. The information you provide may be used to determine your ranking for referral to specific vacancies. All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.

For more information on the recruitment process, click here .

Based on the department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures.

The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Supervising Accountant Auditor. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future full time, part time, limited term and extra help vacancies for at least three (3) months.

We currently have the following vacancies :

Two (2) full-time vacancies in the Health and Human Services Department, Administration Division, located in Placerville, CA.
Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

The County of El Dorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Many job classifications require a pre-employment medical screening. Depending on the job classification, medical screening may include testing for drugs, including but not limited to marijuana; a positive test may result in revocation of an employment offer.

Not just rustic mining towns and historic sites - Today El Dorado County is a year-round vacation destination overflowing with outdoor adventure, inviting agritourism locations, enriching family activities, and a proud Gold Rush history. Escape the traffic and smog because El Dorado County is just:

  • 40 miles from Downtown Sacramento
  • 50 miles from Sacramento Airport
  • 129 miles to San Francisco

Here are a few of the many activities and events available throughout El Dorado County:

  • Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Boating, and Watersports
  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Live Music and Music Festivals
  • Local Craft Breweries and Wineries
  • El Dorado County Fair
  • Placerville Speedway
  • Farm to Fork Restaurants
  • Local Shopping Gems


Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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