Director of Finance

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Milpitas
Location of position: 
Milpitas, CA
$157,445 - $220,406 annually, DOQ
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 19, 2019
Job Description: 

Milpitas is one of the fastest growing cities in Silicon Valley and is home to a diverse and growing resident population of 78,106. Located at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay Area, Milpitas features quality schools, public golf courses, high-tech companies and more.

The Director of Finance will report to the City Manager and will be a part of and function through the Leadership and Support team that makes up one of the four City Service Areas. This position will oversee all the activities and operations of the City’s Finance Department. As a key member of the City’s executive management team, the Director will bring exceptional leadership, proactive management and excellent communication skills to the organization. He/she is expected to bring a fresh new perspective in optimizing departmental operations and establishing effective internal controls to enhance transparency and efficiency.

The ideal candidate for this high-profile executive position will have a combination of strong technical skills in areas of municipal finance as well as high level experience in the preparation and implementation of municipal budgets coupled with strong political acumen. The Director will have a minimum seven years of experience, with increasing responsibility in financial accounting, budgeting, auditing, investing, and finance administration in a public agency including at least five years of supervising professional and technical staff. A Bachelor's degree in Business/Public Administration or related degree with major coursework in accounting, auditing and finance is required. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by April 19, 2019.