The City of Oxnard, CA is seeking a Controller. The new Controller will be an inspiring leader and mentor, have high energy, and be a collaborative problem solver and team player. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are necessary to work well with staff and executive management. The successful candidate will be part of a management team that offers support and has a willingness to coach and develop a solid and hardworking accounting staff. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical and accounting skills, past experience managing and motivating employees, and a background in ERP implementation. This position will require flexibility, patience, and a willingness to exchange and encourage new ideas while building a culture of continuous improvement and high performance, and the ability to build consensus while helping to move the City in an exciting new and prosperous direction. A CPA and work experience with a Big ‘4’ accounting firm are ideal.