DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Mr. Fujita joined the Long Beach Water Department in 2003 as Director of Finance. He reports to the Department’s Assistant General Manager and is responsible for the Finance, Accounting and Budget operations of the Department.
Mr. Fujita first began his career with the City of Long Beach in 1990 with the Office of the City Auditor, where he was an Audit Manager since 1994. His responsibilities there included planning and conducting financial, operational, and contract compliance audits of the various departments, agencies and contractors of the City and supervising the work of staff auditors. Prior to joining the City Auditor’s Office, he was an auditor with the Federal Government’s Defense Contract Audit Agency, where he was responsible for conducting contract compliance and performance audits and evaluating bid proposals of aerospace and military contractors in the Los Angeles and Orange County regions.
Mr. Fujita earned his B.S. in Business Administration, Accounting, from California State University, Long Beach. He is a Certified Internal Auditor and member of the Government Finance Officers Association.