Finance Services Unit Manager

Metropolitan Water Dist of Southern Cal, CA

As the Finance Services Unit Manager, you will function as a high-level financial manager reporting to the Assistant General Manager (AGM)/Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This position manages and oversees extensive in-depth research and analysis related to assigned programs or projects. Coordinates and leads assigned program activities with other departments and outside agencies including preparation, presentation, and documentation of departmental budgets and serves as a staff specialist and liaison for assigned areas of responsibility. In addition, manage and supervise administrative and technical staff.

In this position, a program or project may be an ongoing endeavor, strategic actions of limited duration within an ongoing program, or may comprise multiple large projects which constitute or support a major goal or operation of Metropolitan. A program typically involves external agencies and matrix management of multiple staff. Programs may also involve a single major effort of a comprehensive nature.

As the Finance Services Unit Manager, it is important to operate strategically in order to increase the effectiveness of the teams within the Finance Administration/Human Resources/Diversity, Equity and Inclusion departments.  Your knowledge related to strategic financial and human resources disciplines management is critical to your success in this position.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.

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Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and 12 years of increasingly responsible relevant experience, of which four years must have been in a management or supervisory position; or an advanced degree from an accredited college or university and 10 years of increasingly responsible relevant experience, of which four years must have been in a management or supervisory position.

Relevant Experience is defined as: work experience related to strategic financial management planning and financial analysis, and/or human resources strategic planning and related disciplines, including development of policies and procedures.

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

• 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 
• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis

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, 830 miles of pipeline, and 15 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:

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).

How to Apply

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Job Details

Job Function
Division Manager
Position Type
Full Time

Metropolitan Water Dist of Southern Cal


700 N Alameda St
Los Angeles, CA 90012-3352
United States


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