Director of Finance and Budget

Department/Agency of position: 
Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
Location of position: 
Santa Cruz, CA
Monthly salary range: $7,119 to $9,541
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Job Description: 

Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission

Director of Finance and Budget Monthly salary range: $7,119 to $9,541 Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (SCCRTC), headquartered in the beautiful Northern California coastal city of Santa Cruz, is responsible for transportation services, planning and funding for all travel modes in the area. SCCRTC has an annual budget of $34 million and is supported by 18 dedicated staff.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Finance and Budget is responsible for overseeing, planning, organizing and directing the financial operations of the SCCRTC. Key duties for this position include: budgeting, long-term and short-range fiscal planning, financial analysis and reporting, accounting, audits, revenues and expenses, grant financial control, contracts, payroll and related responsibilities consistent with accepted financial, budget and accounting standards. Experience in cash management, grants and government finance is essential.

A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field is required. Additional requirements include a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in institutional financial management in a non-profit or public sector environment, including interfacing with governing boards or equivalent, and two years of supervisory/management experience administering personnel and budget. Certification as a CPA in the State of California is highly desirable.

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your resume (which reflects years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed), cover letter, a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues). Apply on our website here:

For further information contact:

Teresa Webster CPS HR Consulting Ph: (916) 471-3462

To view an online brochure for this position visit: Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission website: