Director of Finance

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Huntington Park
Location of position: 
Huntington Park, CA
$126,732 – $165,000
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Job Description: 

The City of Huntington Park (population 59,000) spans 3 square miles and is located in the Southeast area of Los Angeles County. A commerce center and part of the Gateway Cities region, Huntington Park is a delightful city, influenced by Mexican heritage and rich in civic pride. The City is now seeking a Director of Finance. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and experienced financial professional who is proactive, fiscally prudent, and has a can-do attitude. He or she will practice transparency and an open-door policy and have a successful track record of consensus building. Candidates who will foster a collaborative working environment are highly desired. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the principles and practices of governmental accounting, budgeting, auditing, and purchasing; ordinances, resolutions, and laws affecting municipal financial operations; the principles, practices, and working knowledge of computer software design; financial planning and cash management. Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for this position is qualifying. Typically, graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, or other closely related field, and five (5) years of increasingly responsible administrative experience involving financial management (preferably with a governmental agency), including two (2) years in a supervisory capacity, would provide such opportunity. Professional certification such as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is not required, but preferred. Candidates must possess a valid California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. The salary range for the Director of Finance is $126,732 – $165,000 annually; placement within this range is DOQ. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. Please contact Ms. Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080, should you have any questions. Filing Deadline: November 30, 2017.