Finance Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
Hayward Area Recreation and Park District
Location of position: 
Hayward, CA
$120,548 to $146,527
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Closing Date: 
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Job Description: 

THE DISTRICT The Hayward Area Recreation and Park District, known locally as “HARD” is an independent special district created in 1944 by public vote to provide park and recreation services. The District encompasses over 100 square-miles, and serves 290,000 residents in the City of Hayward and the unincorporated communities of Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Fairview and San Lorenzo.

THE DEPARTMENT This new position will lead the Finance Division within the Administrative Services Department, which also includes Human Resources and Information Technology. The Finance Manager will work with the Administrative Services Director to shape the organizational structure of the new Division. The District manages a $35 million operating budget.

THE POSITION The new Finance Manager will have an opportunity to leave a lasting impact on the District. Reporting to the Administrative Services Director, the Finance Manager is responsible for the daily activities and administration of the Division and oversees the following functions: budget, accounting, payroll, treasury, and purchasing, and will work with the Capital Projects and Development Director to provide financial management support for Bond Measure F1 oversight. The Manager receives general direction and exercises direct supervision over technical and administrative support personnel. The Finance Manager provides highly responsible and complex administrative assistance to the General Manager and Administrative Services Director. This is an at-will position exempt from Civil Service.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Six years of professional and responsible experience in government accounting and financial management, including at least three years in a supervisory capacity.

A Bachelor's degree with major course work in public or business administration, accounting, finance or a closely related field. A Master's degree and/or CPA are highly desired.

HOW TO APPLY To be considered for this opportunity, please immediately submit a compelling cover letter and resume (including dates of employment, organization size and number of staff managed) directly to: Nancy Hetrick Management Partners Email: Tel: 408-437-5400

This position is open until filled, and the first review of candidates will occur on November 15, 2018.

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