Accounting Supervisor
SJW Corp

San Jose, California

Posted in Utilities

Job Info


Job Title      Accounting Supervisor               |              Requisition ID       req516 Type of Employment        Temporary Employee               |              Job Openings     1Compensation Range        41.63 - 74.95              |              Compensation Type     Annual Salary

Founded in 1866, San Jose Water Company is an investor owned water company headquartered in Silicon Valley. With a service area of 140 square miles, it is one of the largest and most technically sophisticated urban water system in the United States. We serve over 1 million people with high quality, life sustaining water, with an emphasis on exceptional customer service.

We are actively seeking talented, driven and highly-productive applicants for the position of Accounting Supervisor to join our dynamic team. We offer a challenging and rewarding work environment along with a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.  

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Assistant Controller, the Accounting Supervisor plans, supervises, coordinates, and reviews the work of professional accounting staff in the areas of general ledger, payroll, cash management, and accounts payable; performs related work as required.  The incumbent is distinguished by the level of supervisory responsibility assumed, the complexity of duties assigned and the application of independent judgment and discretion.  He/she performs accounting work of an advanced level requiring a comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

Specific Responsibilities

·         Assigns, directs, trains and reviews the work of accountants performing day-to-day accounting duties, including, but not limited to, accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash management, general ledger, intercompany consolidation and payroll

·         Prepares and/or reviews journal entries and manages the month-end close process to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting

·         Posts, balances, and reconciles the general ledger and subsidiary accounts

·         Prepares, reconciles, reviews and analyzes financial records, statements, and reports as required

·         Oversees and approves the processing of bi-weekly payroll for hourly and salary employees and ensures compliance with all federal and state wage and hour laws

·         Recruit, hire and train accounting staff and conducts performance evaluations

·         Participate in the development of policies and procedures; ensure compliance with established policies and procedures and make recommendations for changes and improvement

·         Interact with internal and external auditors and assist with related deliverables

·         Perform ad-hoc analysis and assist with the execution of special projects as needed

·         Identify opportunities to improve existing accounting processes and strengthen internal controls.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
At San Jose Water Company, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. Offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements.

EEO Statement
Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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