San Gabriel Valley Water Company

Vice President and Treasurer

Onsite - El Monte, CA
$200K - $200K+ Annually
Application Deadline: 8/2/24

SALARY RANGE: $350,000-$450,000


 Under the direction and supervision of the President, supervises all corporate financial matters and is responsible for the financial well-being of the organization by providing financial projections and accounting services, preparing growth plans, and directing accounting staff.


Responsible for a variety of tasks and duties, which may include, but would not be limited to, the following:

  • Provide leadership, direction and management of the Accounting Department. Lead, manage, and mentor department managers. Establish annual and long-range departmental goals.
  • Responsible for all financial reporting on a timely basis. Ensure that effective internal controls are in place. Ensure compliance with applicable accounting standards, federal, state and local regulatory laws, rules for financial, and tax reporting.
  • Oversees cash management and investment needs. Maximizes return on invested funds. Develops and maintains long-range financial plan as part of a capital improvement plan.
  • Develops finance organizational strategies, analysis, and recommendations that support organizational objectives. Provides data and direction on the financial condition of the company and supports the executive team in decision-making.
  •  Develops and maintains banking and bondholder relationships. Forecasts, solicits, and negotiates long and short-term capital financing.
  • Oversees the accuracy and timely completion of federal, state, and local income and sales taxes, as well as monthly income tax accruals, estimated quarterly payments and year-end federal and state returns. Directs the preparation and filing of 5500 reports for 401(k) and benefit plans.
  •  Provide strategic recommendations to the President and other members of the executive management team.
  • Comply with national and local financial requirements by studying existing and new legislation and taking appropriate action.
  • Maximize return on invested funds by identifying investment opportunities and maintaining relationships with the investment community.
  • In collaboration with the Vice President – Rates and Revenue provides written and oral testimony, financial schedules, and other analysis in the company’s general rate case and cost of capital applications.
  • Develop studies related to growth, industry threats, and statistical comparisons with other utilities.
  • Perform cost benefit studies for company projects and/or valuation of acquisitions.
  • Prepares and presents written and oral reports in quarterly and annual meetings with the Board of Directors.
  • Other tasks and duties as directed.


  • Skills, knowledge and physical requirements include, but are not limited to:
  • Strong financial and accounting background within a regulated water utility.
  • Strong working knowledge of and experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and the California Uniform System of Accounts for Class A Water Utilities.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written skills required.
  • Ability to utilize a variety of PC hardware and complex spreadsheet and database software.
  • Ability to perform repetitive physical activities, including use of personal computer, as well as walking, sitting, standing, reaching and lifting of up to 20 lbs.


The following are required:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or similar discipline with advanced degree desirable.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification required.
  • 10 years executive accounting management experience, preferably in the water utility industry
  • Valid California driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
  • Prior experience with a regulated water or other utility and progressive responsibility in utility and regulatory areas highly desirable.
  • Supervisory experience with demonstrated ability to manage projects and personnel.

How to Apply

Submit a detailed resume with salary requirement to : with “VP and Treasurer” in the subject line

Recruiter Information:

Marina Cortes