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Principal Administrative Analyst (Finance) - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA

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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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As a Principal Administrative Analyst (Finance) you will be responsible for a variety finance related activities including preparing internal and external financial reports, managing projects related to financial system upgrades and implementation, and obtaining an understanding of Metropolitan’s internal control structure, designing and performing tests of key controls, and preparing an annual report on the effectiveness of internal controls.

Your additional responsibilities will include: assisting with implementation of new financial reporting standards, including GASB 87 and on-going compliance with the standards; GASB 87 implementation and on-going compliance will involve: reviewing lease documents and entering relevant data into our lease accounting software and reconciling data from the lease accounting software to the general ledger or other reports; working with the IT department to develop implementation plans and lead a team of staff through testing and implementation phases of the upgrade or new system; designing and implementing system controls to provide quality assurance over financial data and monitors performance; planning and testing internal controls including obtaining an understanding of internal controls for specific processes, identifying key controls for testing, selecting a sample for testing key controls, and executing testwork and gathering/interpreting results.

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Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, and eight years of relevant experience; or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, and six years of relevant experience; or two years in a MWD Senior Analyst classification.

Relevant Experience is defined as: defined as progressively responsible experience in accounting, auditing, financial reporting or analysis.

License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.

30% Technical Knowledge & Skills
15% Organizational/Planning
15% Decision Making
15% Analytical
10% Interpersonal Effectiveness
10% Job Preparation
5% Oral Communication
100 Total

• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
• Public transportation reimbursements

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented)

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: [email protected]

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

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