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, 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 public agency setting AND a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s and/or CPA desirable).
Salary range is $108,672 – $131,271 plus an excellent benefits package including CalPERS retirement.
Interested candidates must apply by sending a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 30, 2015.
Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Heather Renschler, Ralph Andersen & Associates, (916) 630-4900.
Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com