Finance Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Poway
Location of position: 
Poway, CA
$105,336 – $128,040 Annually
Date Posted: 
Friday, February 1, 2019
Closing Date: 
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Job Description: 

The City is recruiting for this position due to the retirement of the long-term Finance Manager in January 2019. This position is an at-will management position that works under the administrative direction of the Director of Finance to plan, organize, oversee, coordinate, and review the work of staff performing difficult and complex professional, technical, and administrative support related to all activities and operations of the Finance Division. The Finance Manager oversees the functions of payroll, financial processing, reporting and recordkeeping, managing staff, and providing professional-level, complex and responsible support to the Director of Finance. Additionally, the Finance Manager works closely with the Budget Administrator to assist in budget preparation and to ensure appropriate funding and allocations are followed throughout the fiscal year.

In the first six months, the new Finance Manager will have the opportunity to participate in the selection and implementation of a new audit contract. The City recently implemented a new financial system, Tyler MUNIS, and he/she will be responsible for the implementation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) module for the preparation of the FY 19-20 CAFR. The new Finance Manager will also be involved in the FY 19-20 budget development and FY 18-19 year end close.

How to Apply / Contact: To be considered for the position, all candidates must submit the following items through NeoGov:

· A completed City application. · A concise but informative and well written cover letter to include the reasons of interest. · A resume. · Five professional references.

All required materials must be submitted through the City’s online application process powered by NeoGov and in order to be considered for the position. If one item is missing or incomplete (a resume does not take the place of a fully completed City application) the City will not consider the application. The City’s online application process can be accessed at

Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of relevant training, education, experience and writing skills as presented in the application, resume, cover letter and supplemental questions. The process may include interviews and/or performance tests. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligibility list, which will be in effect for a period of six months. A background investigation including a credit check, LIVESCAN fingerprinting and verification of previous employment and education by USA Fact is required. Applicants will be required to submit verification of the legal right to work in the United States. All employees are required by law to sign a loyalty oath to the United States and the State of California Constitution at time of hire.