Assistant Auditor - Controller

County of Nevada
Until Filled

County of Nevada
Nevada City, California

Assistant Auditor - Controller
Annual salary range: $110,874 to $135,358

Nevada County offers an exceptional benefits package.
Application deadline: Open until filled.
Initial resume review: Monday, April 13, 2020.

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a team of dedicated, professional employees who are committed to providing the best possible service to their internal and external customers, in an award-winning department with a welcoming and inclusive culture. The Assistant Auditor-Controller will have the opportunity to manage a very broad range of areas including financial reports, payroll, accounting systems, AR/AP, and property tax accounting; as well as assist in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the department.

Known as “California Gold Country,” Nevada County is located in the foothills of the Western Slope of the Sierra Nevada, with access to a variety of recreational and cultural activities. Listed among the Top 10 travel destinations by Lonely Planet, Nevada City is also rated #2 of best river cities in America!

The ideal candidate will be a proven leader with experience in governmental accounting/auditing and in-depth knowledge of governmental generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and related complex accounting requirements. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and the demonstrated ability to effectively lead, develop, and mentor a team with diverse skill levels/experience.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit an electronic version of your resume (including dates of employment, staff managed, and budget of programs/projects managed), cover letter, and the names of six professional references (two each of current or former: supervisors, direct reports, and colleagues) to:

For additional information contact:

Jill Engelmann
CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
Nevada County, California website:

Nevada County, California is an equal opportunity employer.