Manager of Accounting (Controller) – Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)

Client: Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)
Position: Manager of Accounting (Controller)
Closing Date: Closed

Additional Information: 


Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is seeking a dynamic leader for its next Manager of Accounting (Controller). With a departmental history of finance excellence, the new Manager of Accounting (Controller) will continue a tradition of high performance in the following functional areas: accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, grants billing, treasury, cash management, and financial reporting, as well as responsibility for preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR). The new Manager (Controller) will be an exceptional problem solver, possess good judgment and decision-making skills, and be well versed in all aspects of public sector finance.

SCAG’s Accounting Department has a role of supporting all agency programs through functions such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and financial reporting.  The Accounting team is responsible for accurately documenting various types of financial transactions and providing outstanding customer service.

Equivalent to eight years of progressively responsible finance and accounting experience, including three years of experience in auditing and financial reporting. Four years of management experience is required. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, or a related field. A valid Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license is highly desirable, but not required.

The annual salary range for this position is $141,772.80 to $184,288.00 and will be based on qualifications and experience. Effective January 1, 2023, the annual salary range for this position will be $149,422.92 to $215,169.00.  SCAG offers a competitive benefits program including CalPERS retirement.

Work@SCAG:  SCAG’s commitment to ensuring employee safety and well-being includes a hybrid workforce model to provide flexible work options and enhanced well-being. Under this program, employees receive a $110 monthly technology allowance to cover phone usage for business use and to offset utility costs while working remotely.