County of Santa Barbara
Office of the Auditor Controller
Salary: $64,987 – $77,946 (DOQ/DOE)

The Santa Barbara County Office of the Auditor-Controller seeks to fill four entry level Accountant-Auditor I positions.  This is an amazing opportunity for a final year undergraduate student, or recent graduates with an accounting or related degree to work with one of the best Auditor-Controller Offices in the State of California.  Not only will you be part of an amazing team of professionals, but you will become part of  the new Auditor Training and Development Program that rotates new candidates over a 2 – 4 year period (depending on the candidate’s professional track) through all divisions within the Office of the Auditor-Controller to gain experience in accounting, auditing, and financial reporting.  In addition to gaining the experience needed for a general CPA license, the County will pay for 75% of CPA review course fees. All this while receiving a healthy salary, amazing benefits, building a pension, and maintaining a work-life balance so you can enjoy living and working in one of the most amazing places in the world!  If you want the career jumpstart of a lifetime, then you won’t want to pass up this amazing professional opportunity.    

For more information please see the complete recruitment brochure:


Salary: $64,987 – $77,946 (DOQ/DOE)

Benefits: The County has an attractive benefits package, please see the link to the full brochure for more details.

HOW TO APPLY: for first consideration, apply ASAP using the APPLY button above.

Questions? Contact Barbara Gilner, Internal Audit Chief, or 805-568-2456

Selection Process: review applications to determine those applicants who meet the employment standards, additional screening and possibly phone screens will be conducted with applicants who are most closely aligned with the ideal candidate profile herein. This process will identify the selected candidates that will be invited to interview; selected candidates must pass a medical, background and reference process to the satisfaction of the County.

The County of Santa Barbara respects and values a diverse workforce and strongly promotes strategies and activities to recruit, develop and retain qualified persons of varied backgrounds, lifestyles, experiences and races.