Finance Manager – City of Napa

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 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
(916) 630-4900
Detailed brochure available at

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Healthcare Accounting Manager

Healthcare Accounting Manager – Direct Hire

An experienced Healthcare Accounting Manager is needed to be responsible for the general management and implementation of the daily functions of finance and accounting for a mission driven non-profit organization in Downtown Sacramento. The ideal candidate must have experience working in a non-profit healthcare organization and have previously been in charge of grant budgeting and hands on accounting functions.

This is a full time, direct hire opportunity at an organization that offers a friendly work environment.


  • Oversees the general fiscal processes and procedures including grant budget/expense monitoring, requests for payment, payroll, A/P, A/R, capital assets, financial reporting and maintenance of the general ledger.
  • Works closely with supervisors to monitor existing and new grant/contract budgets, facilitating appropriate expenses and modifications to ensure budget compliance.
  • Keeps accurate and up to date grant and contract files for Program Reviews and Systems Appraisals.
  • Supervises, mentors and coaches the Accounts Payable Clerk and Accounts Receivable Clerk and provides continuous training in general accounting principles and various software functions & tasks.
  • Researches and confirms available funding for payment requests and provides proper coding, allocations, and signature of approval in the absence of the CFO.
  • Ensures compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures.
  • Generates timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Provides accurate and timely reporting on the financial activity of individual projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a closely related field required;
  • Must have 5-7 years of experience in non-profit grant accounting; 3 years supervising accounting staff experience required.
  • Candidate without non-profit healthcare experience will not be considered.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage time, interpersonal relationships, resources, and information.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in a clear, concise, respectful, effective and professional manner verbally and orally.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work respectfully in diverse environments and with diverse staff.

Recruiter Contact Elizabeth Mann
(P) 916-925-2300 (E)

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Adjunct Accounting Professor Positions

Consumnes River College is hiring adjunct professors for the following Fall 2014 courses:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Governmental Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Accounting

Applicant educational requirements: Generally, master’s degree in business (accounting), or bachelor’s degree in business (accounting) with valid California CPA license. See website below for specifics.

If interested:

  • Position summary and other information available online – see Accounting Adjunct Assistant Professor Pool at
  • Contact Professor Kathryn Morgan-Nance at or 916-803-7265.
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