Accountant-Auditor Manager (Compliance and Internal Audits)

  • Napa County
  • Napa, California
  • Mar 08, 2024
Full Time Accounting and Finance Administration and Management Regulatory and Licensing
  • Salary: $141,918.40 - $172,182.40 Annually USD

Job Description

The Napa Valley

Napa County is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage.

Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities.

The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities.

Napa County as an Employer

As an organization, Napa County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. Learn more HERE.

The Position

The Accountant - Auditor Manager for Internal Audits, under direction of the Auditor-Controller, is a management position to provide leadership, mentorship, and guidance over professional staff. This position plans, coordinates, implements, and oversees assigned programs, projects, and initiatives including the assessment of risk, internal audits, external audits, compliance reviews, contractual audits and grant compliance audits; performs a variety of professional and administrative work in support of assigned programs and areas including serving as a liaison to, coordinating with, and providing high level administrative support and staff assistance to County staff, boards, committees, and outside agencies. An active California Certified Public Accountant License is required.

This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may also be used to fill current and future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year.

Position Requirements

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:

Four years of increasingly responsible accounting or auditing experience including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.


A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting or a related field. Completion of 80 hours of continuing education, including 24 hours in governmental accounting, is required every two years when assigned to internal audits.

License or Certificate*

Possession of an active Certified Public Accountant license issued by the State of California's Board of Accountancy is required when managing the internal audit area.

Possession of a valid driver's license.

*Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position.

The Recruitment Process:

1. Applications will be accepted on-line until the current vacancy is filled.

2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts on a flow basis. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview.

3. Oral panel interviews will be held on a flow basis. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year.
The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.

Example of Duties

View the full job description including the example of duties for Accountant-Auditor Manager .

Disaster Service Workers

Napa County employees automatically become Disaster Service Workers. This means that when Napa County experiences emergencies (earthquake, wildfire, power outage, flood, etc.) you may be asked to pivot from your regular duties to provide critical services to those affected by the emergency. (Cal. Gov. Code § 3101.)


Learn more about the benefits package for this position HERE.

ADA Accommodation

Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303.

Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually.

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Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination.

All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Special Instructions


Job Address

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