Under the direction of the City Controller/Finance Director, the Assistant City Controller plans, organizes, and directs the day-to-day financial activities of several units within the Finance Department. This includes but is not limited to: general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, enterprise accounting, financial reporting and all treasury activities. The Assistant Controller, in conjunction with the Controller/Finance Director, will play a role in developing operational strategy for the Finance Department. The incumbent exercises considerable judgment and discretion in the administration and direction of these functions. This is an unclassified position in which the incumbent serves at the will of the City Manager.
Furthermore, the Assistant City Controller acts as technical advisor to the City Controller/Finance Director, City Manager and City Council and attends meetings of the City Council, boards, commissions, and committees relevant to management of the City’s finances. The Assistant City Controller participates in the preparation and administration of the Department and City’s annual operating budget. The Assistant City Controller is expected to coordinate activities with other departments within the City of Fresno, as well as outside agencies and civic partners.