The Human Services Department (HSD) is seeking a forward thinking leader to oversee their Fiscal Accounting Section as the Departmental Accounting Manager!
Starting Salary Up To $53.85/Hr. ($112,391.41/Yr.)* plus a cash allowance of $3.45/Hour
The Departmental Accounting Manager supports HSD in maintaining fiscal accountability by monitoring and reporting revenues and expenditures, assuring the quality and accuracy of accounting and fiscal support services, and assisting with preparation of the department’s annual budget. This position works closely with the Budget and Reporting Administrative Services Officer I, as well as Accountant IIIs and HSD Division Directors.Ideal candidates will possess:
- Proven fiscal management experience in a complex organization, preferably in governmental finance and accounting
- Strong leadership skills, to promote effective communication and a positive, collaborative work environment
- Experience in contract and grant management
- Familiarity with State and Federal laws related to Human Services funding
- The ability to develop creative solutions to administrative and management challenges
- A commitment to organizational efficiencies and the ability to effectively implement ongoing quality improvement initiatives
What We Offer
The County offers an excellent opportunity for career growth and the ability to become a contributing force in strengthening our community. When you join the County of Sonoma, you become part of a challenging and rewarding work environment where you can look forward to excellent benefits* including:
- An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,700 and ongoing education/training opportunities
- Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
- Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
- County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
- Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
- May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
- Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range
About the Human Services Department (HSD)
HSD fosters a positive work environment, where our commitment to providing opportunities for advancement is strengthened by a robust staff development program. We believe in the merits of work/life balance and enjoy the satisfaction of knowing that our work contributes to the betterment of our community.
As the largest agency in Sonoma County government, our mission is to protect vulnerable children and adults, and to promote maximum independence and well-being for individuals and families. HSD is responsible for child and adult protective services, veteran services, and administration of state and federal programs, including CalFRESH, CalWORKS, Medi-Cal, and In-Home Supportive Services. The department is dedicated to providing quality, client-focused, cost-effective services and values the integrity, teamwork, leadership, and accountability of all staff in accomplishing the mission of the department.
The Department works collaboratively at the federal, state, and local level to find creative solutions to human needs. To meet that goal, the department enjoys the support of other public and private sector partners, including other government agencies, community-based organizations, and business leaders.
About Sonoma County
Located less than an hour’s drive north of San Francisco, Sonoma County offers a rare and compelling array of scenic, recreational, and geographic characteristics – including over 200 award-winning wineries, awe inspiring Pacific coastline and beaches, the Russian River, and majestic redwoods.
The County encompasses over one million acres of land and water, rich with agriculture, parks, campsites, lakes, and open space. Sonoma County is also home to a wide variety of art and music festivals, farmers’ markets, and concert venues. Local schools continually rank high on California’s Academic Performance Index, and the Santa Rosa Junior College and Sonoma State University offer higher education opportunities.
This employment list will be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help (temporary) positions as they occur during the active status of the list. County employees who wish to be considered for future positions should consider applying to this recruitment.
*Salary is negotiable and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit, www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply by 9/24/20