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Finance Services Unit Manager - Military Veterans

at The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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.

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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.


Los Angeles, CA

Salary Range
$173,701 to $226,741
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Be Part of a Diverse, Inclusive, and Service-Oriented Workforce

Employment with Metropolitan is more than a job. A career with us offers the opportunity to be part of an organization that is integral to the region’s water supply and delivery system, the backbone of Southern California’s economy. A career at Metropolitan gives you the opportunity to be part of the team that ensures reliable and safe water supplies to nearly 19 million people in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Ventura counties.
We seek employees from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds. Metropolitan promotes high performance, diversity and equal employment opportunities. We offer careers in a wide range of fields. In addition to our headquarters’ building at Union Station near downtown Los Angeles, Metropolitan owns and operates an extensive range of facilities including: the Colorado River Aqueduct, 16 hydroelectric facilities, nine reservoirs, nearly 1,000 miles of large-scale pipes and five water treatment plants.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition or disability.

Joining the Metropolitan team requires:

  • Willingness to participate in water industry leadership through commitment and innovation within your field
  • Ability to contribute through teamwork and collaboration
  • Commitment to work diligently, creatively and effectively for a highly competitive salary
  • Participation and desire to focus on your personal career development and training to improve our services to the public

Military Veterans

Your military service to the nation can open a world of opportunities.  Metropolitan has a strong history of recruiting and employing military personnel into successful careers within all types of professions and trades.

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