Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
Helix Water District Accounting Department
Location of position: 
La Mesa, CA
Wage/Salary: 
$67,356 – $85,968/annually
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Closing Date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Job Description: 

THE HELIX WATER DISTRICT, La Mesa, CA (located in East San Diego County) is seeking an Accountant to become part of their Finance team. This position is an exempt, journey-level professional classification who performs a variety of complex and professional accounting duties including technical, financial and statistical analyses. This position prepares and maintains financial records and reports for various district accounts and funds; general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, the formation of operating and capital budgets; and performs related duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have training and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in accounting, or a closely related field and three years of progressively responsible professional accounting experience, preferably in a governmental or public utility setting.

The annual salary range for the Accountant is $67,356 – $85,968, depending on qualifications. The District also offers a comprehensive employee benefit plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, CalPERS Retirement (2.5% @ 55 for “classic” members and 2% @ 62 for “new” members), District matching up to $500 per calendar year in a 401 a plan, Paid Time Off (PTO) 24 days/year to start, 12 paid holidays and two floating holidays per year and more.

HOW TO APPLY: Complete and submit the online application and supplemental questionnaire at hwd.com/careers. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of applications. For more information about Helix Water District and a complete job description, please visit hwd.com. Application deadline date is May 31, 2018. AT 5:00 P.M