Finance Supervisor

Department/Agency of position: 
Vista Irrigation District
Location of position: 
Vista, CA
$99,932 to $121,466 Annually DOQ/DOE
Date Posted: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Closing Date: 
Friday, February 9, 2018
Job Description: 

Vista Irrigation District (VID), a governmental water district in North San Diego County seeks a Finance Supervisor. Under the general direction of the Finance Manager, oversees the District’s general accounting system, including general ledger, job costing, fixed assets, accounts payable, statistics, and financial reporting. Conducts special projects, coordinates external audit, maintains fiscal controls, and determines financial reporting requirements.  Directly supervises accounting, finance, payroll, purchasing and warehouse functions. Advises management on current accounting and finance related principles, practices and methodologies. 

Oversees District finance system. Performs complex accounting tasks and is responsible for revenues and disbursements, billings, cost accounting, payroll, lease management, accounts payable and receivable, and expenditure information. Oversees  the preparation of various special financial reports for both internal use and those required for submission to various governmental agencies on a variety of specialized topics including complex financial, analytical, budget, legislative or administrative issues. Acts as back-up to payroll function.  A combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to perform the job duties.  A typical qualifying background is: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or related field; current, active State of California CPA license; recent experience supervising accounting and/or finance staff; experience managing multiple projects with competing priorities; and sound communication skills. Additional desired qualifications include:   Recent experience supervising and reviewing payroll staff; highly skilled in using the Excel spreadsheet program and experience preparing and presenting staff reports to a board of directors. This is a regular, F/T position. Visit our website at