Director of Finance

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Ridgecrest Finance Department
Location of position: 
Ridgecrest, CA
$65,362 – $130,362 annually plus excellent benefits
Date Posted: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Closing Date: 
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Job Description: 

The City has an immediate opening for an experienced and collaborative leader to join our Management Team as Finance Director. The Finance Director directs, manages, and oversees the activities and operations of the Finance Department and advises the City Manager and the City Council on financial matters.

Applicants for this position will have management level experience in a municipal government setting with in-depth and comprehensive knowledge of public finance policies and accounting standards, reporting, planning, budgeting, investing payroll and purchasing.

REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with major coursework in accounting, finance, or business administration is desired but not required with proper experience; and five years’ work experience in governmental accounting, auditing and financial management, including considerable administrative and supervisory experience. A Master’s Degree or CPA certification is preferred.

APPLY BY April 19, 2018. Apply by submitting a cover letter, current resume, and professional references.

APPLY AT: City of Ridgecrest, Human Resources Department, 100 W. California, Ridgecrest, CA 93555 (760) 499-5024. Email: City application will be required for those applicants selected to advance for interviews. EOE