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Position: Controller
Municipality:The Metropolitan District
Close Date:7/5/2018




PAY RANGE:                                111,405.89 – $144,827.65


POSTING/CLOSE DATE:         June 14th - July 5th, 2018


Job Summary:

The purpose of this classification is to perform professional level work overseeing the management of and responsible for budgeting, capital improvement planning, accounts payable, procurement, payroll, financial reporting, cost accounting, grant management, strategic planning and continuous process improvements, and annual audits.  Acts as the leader in comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) accounting standards, and must ensure that the organization is following all relevant accounting principles and standards.


Essential Functions:

  • Plans, directs and coordinates all District accounting functions through the planning and implementing of goals and objectives for the areas of general accounting, payroll, accounts payable, and external financial reporting.
  • Manages the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated operating expense funds and capital improvement funds results.  Identifies, implements and maintains proper accounting treatment for the District’s transactions in accordance with GAAP and Government Accounting Standards.


  • Coordinates the preparation of internal and external fund financial statements for issuance on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis which allows proper monitoring of financial performance.  Responsible for the assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and the implementing of new processes. 


  • Coordinates the activities of the external auditors and manages any financial system upgrades for the District.  Responsible for evaluating, implementing and maintaining the accounting and internal control system.


  • Develops, maintains and reports on key performance indicators which highlight the financial control function performance.  Makes recommendations for improving operational efficiency and control.


  • Performs other duties as required.


The MDC seeks to enhance the diversity of its workforce. People of color, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will undergo an internal background check.




Candidates may apply by clicking on the link below:





We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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