Director of Finance

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Placentia
Location of position: 
Placentia, CA
$137,166 - $150,883
Date Posted: 
Monday, February 5, 2018
Closing Date: 
Monday, March 5, 2018
Job Description: 

The City of Placentia (population 51,727) is a community of beautiful suburban homes, good schools, stately churches, wholesome recreation, and a growing Old Town District. The City is seeking a highly experienced and qualified financial professional to serve as the new Director of Finance. Candidates with a desire to lead Placentia’s finance team to meet the goals of the City Council, City Administrator, and the community are sought. The ideal candidate subscribes to the philosophy of continuous improvement, has tremendous initiative and drive, and demonstrates the highest-level character and ethical standards. A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties outlined above is graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a closely related field; eight (8) years of progressively responsible financial management and accounting experience, including three (3) or more years of supervisory and management experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Possession of a Certified Public Accounting designation and/or Master’s degree is highly desirable. The annual salary range for the Director of Finance position is $137,166-$150,883; starting salary will be at the discretion of the City Administrator based upon experience and qualifications. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. Please contact Mr. Bob Murray at (916) 784-9080, should you have any questions. Filing Deadline: March 5, 2018