Director of Finance

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Folsom
Location of position: 
Folsom, CA
Wage/Salary: 
$150,000 – $190,000 plus outstanding benefits
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Closing Date: 
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Job Description: 

Rated the #1 place to raise a family in California and one of the safest cities in the nation, Folsom is a vibrant, growing community, offering an outstanding quality of life. Folsom lies 22 miles northeast of downtown Sacramento; straddling the wooded banks of the American River, with Folsom Lake and Lake Natoma at its borders.

The City received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting and the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. The position will be a key member of the City’s executive management team. In addition to technical skills in areas of municipal finance and experience in preparation of municipal budget, the ideal candidate will bring exceptional leadership, management, and communication skills to the organization.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, economics or public administration or a closely related field from an accredited college or university, and five years of increasingly responsible work experience in governmental financial management and fund management, with three years in a responsible management capacity. Possession of a master's degree in finance, business, public administration, or a closely related field and/or Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) certification is highly desirable.