Sujata Jain is the Assistant Deputy Executive Officer for Finance at the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). In this capacity, she leads a group of staff responsible for all financial functions, including accounting, payroll, cash management, budgets and financial services, billing and procurement. Under her direction, SCAQMD continues to receive awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the Budget, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Popular Annual Financial Report.
Sujata began her career with SCAQMD in 2007 as a Senior Accountant. Prior to her current position, she held the position of Controller where she was responsible for managing Accounting, Cash Management, Payroll, Asset Management, Revenue and Receiving and Audits. Prior to joining the SCAQMD, she served as the Controller for a healthcare management group and as an Audit Manager for a public accounting firm. Sujata’s assignments with the public accounting firm included auditing SCAQMD’s financial statements.
Sujata has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics with emphasis in Accounting from California State University, Los Angeles. She is licensed by the State of California since 2001 as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has over twenty years of experience in the field of Accounting and Auditing. Sujata is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants with a CGMA designation.