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Chief Deputy Auditor-Controller, Internal Audit Director
Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled Exam #19/20B97/08ND
Priority Screening Date: Friday, February 7, 2020
All application materials must be received by the priority
screening date for a guaranteed review. Applications received after
this date will be considered on an as needed basis. THE
POSITION DESCRIPTION The Monterey County Auditor-Controller seeks a
results oriented professional to manage, plan, organize and direct
the work of the department's Internal Audit Division. The incumbent
must represent the Auditor-Controller's Office with tact,
diplomacy, and professionalism.
The Auditor-Controller is an elected official who provides the
County of Monterey with financial leadership and expert advice on a
wide range of fiscal matters, and advocates financial integrity and
accountability in all County business practices. The department
consists of five divisions: Administration, Systems, General
Accounting, Internal Audit, and Disbursements (Accounts Payable,
Payroll, and Property Tax).
PARAMOUNT DUTIES Plans, organizes, directs, and manages the
activities and functions of the Internal Audit Division of the
Auditor-Controller's Office and performs complex operational,
financial, and compliance audits. Develops methods and procedures
to achieve objectives.
Selects, supervises, trains and evaluates the performance of
subordinate professional and technical staff.
Coordinates division activities and those of other divisions,
department, and agencies.
Develops, writes, reviews and implements policies and procedures
for use by divisional, departmental, County and other agency
Reviews new legislation, regulations and laws, researches
special financial, accounting, auditing and related problems and
conducts highly complex studies.
Prepares and presents written reports of audit findings and
recommendations to improve internal controls and/or procedures for
effectiveness and efficiency. Provides consultation to County staff
and outside agencies.
Performs annually Risk Assessment and Audit Plan.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Will have a proven track record
demonstrating knowledge of : Governmental accounting and auditing
principles, practices, and procedures.
Practices, standards, and methods relating to financial,
compliance, and performance audits. The principles and methods of
public finance administration.
The principles and methods of management, including work
planning, analysis, and organization.
The principles and practices of supervision and training.
Computerized data processing as it relates to auditing,
accounting, and fiscal operations and management information
State and Federal laws and regulations governing the financial
operations of local government, including those affecting fiscal
operations, public finance, and financial reporting.
Quantitative and qualitative analysis and business
The successful applicant will have the skill and ability to :
Plan, organize, direct, and manage the activities and functions of
the Internal Audit Division of the Auditor-Controller's Office and
performs complex operational, financial, and compliance audits.
Develop methods and procedures to achieve objectives.
Select, supervise, train, and evaluate the performance of
professional and technical staff.
Prepare clear and concise audit, accounting, financial, and
Analyze, evaluate, and solve complex and difficult audit,
fiscal, accounting and administrative problems.
Develop, prepare, review, interpret, explain, and apply complex
fiscal data and reports.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships and
provide excellent customer service.
Examples of Experience/Education/Training Any combination of
training, education and/or experience which provides the knowledge,
skills and abilities and required conditions of employment listed
above is qualifying. An example of ways these requirements might be
acquired is: Education : Equivalent to completion of a bachelor's
degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Information Systems,
Management, Finance, Economics, Public Administration or a closely
related field with course work in accounting, finance and business
Experience : Five years of increasingly responsible professional
accounting or auditing experience that includes one year of
experience as a supervisor.
Highly Desired : Possession of a valid certificate issued by
the California Board of Accountancy to practice as a certified
public accountant (CPA).
Visit the Monterey County website to view the complete Job
Additional Information BENEFITS Monterey County offers an
excellent benefits package. To view the "X" Unit Benefit
Summary please visit our website. This information is not
legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits
listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices
Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prevail over this
listing. NOTES As a condition of employment, prospective
employees will be required to submit to a background
investigation to include fingerprinting and a credit check and may
include a review of information concerning present and/or prior
employment, driving record, and record of criminal
conviction. Employees must have and show their Social Security
Card on the first day of work. Employment is contingent upon
acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for
employment in the U.S.; a list of acceptable documents is available
on the USCIS Form I-9. If you are hired into
this classification in a temporary position, your rate of pay will
be hourly and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed in
the summary. If you believe you possess a disability that
would require test accommodation, please call Nairi Davis at (831)
APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURES
Applications may be obtained from and submitted to:
Monterey County Auditor-Controller Department
Attn: Nairi Davis, Senior Personnel Analyst
168 W. Alisal Street, 3rd Floor,
Salinas, CA 93901
Phone: (831) 755-5092 The selection process is tentative
and applicants will be notified if changes are made. The
competitive selection process includes submittal of required
application materials. A complete application packet will
include: A completed County of Monterey Employment Application
Responses to all of the Supplemental Questions
Priority Screening Date: Friday, February 7, 2020
Applicants who fail to provide all required materials will not
be considered. Resumes, cover letters, letters of interest, and
other correspondence will not be accepted as a substitute for
required application materials. All required application materials
will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants that are
determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited
to participate further in the selection process. To assess
applicants' possession of required qualifications, the process may
include an oral examination, pre-exam exercises, performance exam,
and/or written examination. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY Monterey County is a
drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. The County
seeks candidates who can make contributions in an environment of
cultural and ethnic diversity. Monterey County provides reasonable
accommodations for the disabled. If you believe you possess a
disability that would require test accommodation, please call the
Human Resources Analyst at (831) 755-5092