Director of Finance

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Fairfield
Location of position: 
Fairfield, CA
Annual salary range: $150,000 – $184,992 DOQ
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Closing Date: 
Friday, December 1, 2017
Job Description: 

City of Fairfield, California

Director of Finance Annual salary range: $150,000 – $184,992 DOQ The City provides an attractive benefit plan. Application deadline: Friday, December 1, 2017

The scenic, progressive and growing City of Fairfield (population 110,000) located midway between San Francisco and Sacramento in Solano County on the dynamic I-80 growth corridor, seeks a creative, engaged, and service-oriented professional who has outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills, and possesses strong financial background in local government finance management or transferrable skills from the private sector, to serve as the City’s Director of Finance. Appointed by and reporting to the City Manager, the Director serves as department head for the City’s centralized Finance Department comprised of 24 FTE’s. The City’s total FY 17-18 budget is approximately $252 million ($92.4 million general fund). Direct reports to the Finance Director include the Financial Services Manager, Accounting Manager and Budget Manager.

Experience in budget development and preparing and presenting a Comprehensive Annual Finance Report (CAFR), understanding multi-year planning processes, managing multiple funding streams, and familiarity with the development of comprehensive fiscal policies in concert with the City Manager and City Council are critical. Candidates who embrace the values of open and transparent government will be favorably considered. A Bachelor’s degree and at least seven years of experience in accounting and/or financial work, including four years of administration and management responsibility are required.

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your cover letter with current salary, résumé, and six work-related references by applying on our website here:

For additional information please contact:

Stuart Satow CPS HR Consulting Ph: 916 471-3134

To view an online brochure for this position visit: City of Fairfield website:

The City of Fairfield is an equal opportunity employer.