This exciting opportunity, located in the dynamic and vibrant heart of California’s preeminent wine country, offers a rewarding position in a community that embraces best practices and good governance with an exceptional quality of life. This civil service management-level position works under the general direction of the Finance Director to manage and oversee key aspects of the City’s financial activities, systems, and programs.
The Finance Manager oversees and works directly with a small and talented Finance Department staff involved in purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, utility billing, accounting, auditing, and revenue collection services and activities. In addition, the Finance Manager performs a variety of professional level financial management responsibilities including analysis, preparation, and maintenance of financial records, statements, and reports with significant responsibility and interaction regarding the annual financial audit.
The ideal candidate will have a broad based knowledge of governmental accounting and methods of financial control and reporting as well as outstanding organizational skills and a focus on timely delivery of reports and projects.
This position requires an equivalent of 3 years of experience in accounting or financial management that includes supervisory responsibility, preferably in a municipal organization AND a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s and/or CPA desirable).
Highly competitive candidates will have specific experience in all aspects of managing staff and direct involvement in preparing the CAFR complemented by full responsibility for overseeing and managing an organization’s annual financial audit. Candidates with local government experience outside of California are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary range is $108,672 – $131,271 plus an excellent benefits package including CalPERS retirement.
Interested candidates should apply online with the City of Napa at www.cityofnapajobs.org by (1) completing a City application; (2) submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and current salary; and (3) responding to supplemental questions online by the final filing date, which is Friday, February 12, 2016.
Confidential inquiries are welcomed to:
Heather Renschler, Ralph Andersen & Associates
Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.