The City of San Bernardino is located approximately 60 miles east of Los Angeles, 120 miles northeast of metropolitan San Diego, and 55 miles northwest of Palm Springs. The City has a variety of recreational opportunities, entertainment attractions and top performing schools. San Bernardino has a bright future, with new exciting projects, special events and new ways of doing business just over the horizon. San Bernardino is, now more than ever, a city of opportunity.
The Finance Director will oversee the activities and operations of the City’s Finance Department. As a key member of the City’s executive 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 and a new “set of eyes” in optimizing departmental operations. As part of this effort, organizational development will be a key focus in this assignment. Another key aspect to this role is the need to effectively work with City staff, City Council and the community in providing responsive and timely information regarding issues and concerns related to City finances.
The ideal candidate for this high-profile position will have a combination of strong technical skills in municipal finance as well as high level experience in the preparation and implementation of municipal budgets. The position requires at least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in governmental financial planning and administration, including five years of managerial and supervisory responsibility, coupled with a Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in finance, accounting, business/public administration or a closely related field. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by March 15, 2019.