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Vallecitos Water District is currently accepting applications for the following position(s):

Finance Manager

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$134,088 - $179,700 per year
  • Posted Date:01/25/2018 8:00 AM
  • Deadline to Apply:02/28/2018

Vallecitos Water District is an award-winning public agency providing water, wastewater, and reclaimed water services to a population of over 103,000 residents with a budget of over $175,000,000.

Hiring Range

$134,088 – $147,840 per year

Salary Range

$134,088 - $179,700 per year

The Position

The Finance Manager manages and oversees Accounting, Customer Service, Finance, Meters, and Purchasing/Warehouse; administers investment of surplus funds, pursuit of debt financing, and other financial management programs. The Finance Manager reviews and coordinates the preparation and administration of the annual budget, including preparing revenue and expenditure projections; directs the forecasting of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; directs the implementation of budgetary adjustments as required; maintains internal controls; and ensures financial-related regulatory compliance. In addition, this position directs the preparation of periodic and special financial reports and analyses, including rate studies; reviews the annual audit, and directs the preparation of management’s discussion and analysis.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a results-oriented professional, with a breadth and depth of experience suited to a special district, able to develop strong working relationships with both subordinate staff, management, and elected officials. A collaborative management style focused on assisting departments achieve their business goals is desired. Additionally, the candidate should excel at recognizing and promoting business process improvement opportunities as well as possess outstanding oral and written communication skills, including presenting technical information in a clear manner.The successful candidate will exhibit a balance of technical and managerial acumen.


A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities:

Bachelor’s degree with major course work in accounting, finance, business or public administration, or a closely related field; and five (5) years of professional governmental accounting experience which included two (2) years in a management or supervisory capacity.Possessionof aCertified Public Accountant license is highly desirable.




















Open Until Filled;

Initial Screening 2/15/2018

Interviews 3/1/2018



  • CalPERS retirement

    3% @ 60 formula for Classic Members

  • Social Security Integration

  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plans District match up to $1,000
  • 4 Medical Plan Options; 100% Kaiser Family*
  • Dental and Vision

    100% Family Coverage

  • Life, AD&D and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • State Disability Insurance
  • Wellness Program with

    on-site fitness facility

  • Opportunities for training and development
  • Vacation & Sick Leave
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Cell Phone Allowance 

*based on current rates and District contribution










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Human Resources only accepts applications for positions that are currently open. Unsolicited applications are not kept on file. Resumes will not be considered in lieu of a valid employment application.

Application Process 

To apply, follow the link above to the Job Application, which will open a PDF file.  Save the file to your computer.  Once complete, the application must be sent by e-mail to, or submitted by mail or in person at 201 Vallecitos de Oro, San Marcos, CA 92069.  Applications must be received by the deadline posted in the announcement.  Postmarks will not be considered when determining if the application was received by the deadline. Faxed applications will not be considered.

Successful applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment medical exam and drug screen before a final offer is extended.


California law states that all disaster service workers must sign a oath or affirmation before beginning their duties. Because all public employees are automatically considered disaster service workers, District employees must sign the oath or affirmation on their first day of work. (California Constitution, Article 20.3; California Government Code 3101 – 3103)

All Vallecitos positions and employees are considered at-will.