Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Martinez
Location of position: 
Martinez, CA
$129,564 to $171,324 annually, DOQ (top step to $174,750 effective 1/2018)
Date Posted: 
Monday, October 23, 2017
Closing Date: 
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Job Description: 

The City of Martinez is located along the Carquinez Straits in the central part of Contra Costa County. As one of California’ first towns, Martinez retains a strong sense of history and family. Many of the downtown shops still retain their early 20th Century look and charm, with some homes dating back more than 125 years. Respecting its past but with an eye to the future, Martinez has modernized both its infrastructure and its downtown. We welcome you to see for yourself all that Martinez has to offer!

The Finance Director will oversee all finance related activities and operations of the City, including budget, treasury, accounting, collections, water billing and purchasing. As a key member of the City’s senior management team, the new Finance Director will bring exceptional leadership, proactive management and excellent communication skills to the organization. He/she is expected to bring a fresh new perspective to optimizing departmental operations. Progressive leadership and the ability to foster a positive working environment through the success, growth and development of subordinates will be an absolute requirement in this role.

The ideal candidate will be familiar with the latest technological advancements in computer-based accounting, auditing and investment management, as well as have knowledge of the relevant Federal, State and local laws and regulations. The candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Public/Business Administration or a related field, as well as five years of full time increasingly responsible professional experience in financial management, including three years supervisory experience. A Master’s degree and/or a CPA certificate is desired. The salary is To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal to upload your letter of interest, resume, salary history and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by December 1, 2017.