Accounting Division Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
City of San Bernardino Finance Department
Location of position: 
San Bernardino, CA
$8,675.00 – $10,544.00 Monthly
Date Posted: 
Monday, January 9, 2017
Closing Date: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Job Description: 

The City of San Bernardino is seeking an experienced leader to fill an Accounting Division Manager position within the Finance Department. The ideal candidate will have experience in municipal or local government finance management, accounting, fiscal reporting and control, budget development and the implementation of sound financial practices.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Accounting Division Manager is responsible for maintenance of the City's centralized accounting records, including the general ledger, and reviewing decentralized accounting information and preparing periodic and annual financial statements and reports of accounting and financial transactions, activities and funds. The incumbent may manage the work of professional and technical accounting staff engaged in processing accounting transactions to the general ledger as determined by the Director of Finance, reconciling accounts and preparing adjustments. Further, the incumbent performs specialized and complex financial and cost accounting analyses and participates in the audit of City financial records. Assignments are broad in scope and allow for a high degree of administrative discretion in execution.

Minimum Education, Training and Experience Requirements: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in accounting, finance or a closely related field; at least six (6) years of progressively responsible professional finance and/or accounting experience in a municipal agency, at least two (2) years of which were in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A Master's Degree is highly desirable. Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant is preferred.

For more information about this position please call Brent Mason, Director of Finance at 909-384-5242 or visit our careers page at