Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
Sacramento Area Council of Governments
Location of position: 
Sacramento, CA
Annual salary range: up to $168,000 DOQ DOE
Date Posted: 
Friday, February 2, 2018
Closing Date: 
Friday, March 9, 2018
Job Description: 

Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG)

Finance Director Annual salary range: up to $168,000 DOQ DOE Application deadline: Friday, March 9, 2018

The Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) is searching for an enthusiastic, experienced, and seasoned leader to serve as its next Finance Director. SACOG is the transportation planning agency for the six-county region, and provides much more to its member governments. The agency has garnered public attention and accolades within the Sacramento region, across the state, nationally, and even internationally.

The Finance Director oversees all aspects of finances, including budgets, audits and compliance, procurement, contracts, and accounting functions for SACOG. Candidates for this position must be experienced with government accounting, compliance, budgeting and auditing activities. The Finance Director should have or be able to quickly learn state and federal grant requirements. As a hands-on manager, the Finance Director can work with a staff of five, yet is also able to provide high-level strategic advice.

Minimum qualifications include the equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in finance, accounting, economics, business or public administration, or a related field. Ten years of broad and progressively responsible financial management and accounting experience, including five years of management experience are also required.

To be considered, please submit a detailed résumé, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (who will not be contacted until the late stages of the recruitment and will be coordinated with the successful candidate). Your résumé should indicate the size of staff and budgets you have managed and also reflect both years and months with regard to the employment dates for current and prior positions held. Please submit your materials through our website at:

For information about this position, please contact:

Teresa Webster CPS HR CONSULTING Ph: 916 263-1401

To view an online brochure for this position visit: Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) website:

The Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) is an equal opportunity employer.