The Financial Planning Manager position manages the City’s budgeting and capital improvement program processes, long range financial planning, and financial analysis functions. The City of Kirkland, Washington, is located on the northeastern shoreline of Lake Washington, with a small town feel, a sense of history, and a strong appreciation for quality of life. Kirkland is a thriving community with award winning parks, recreational activities, a quality education system, accredited public safety programs and a healthy business community. Kirkland has a strong commitment to financial sustainability. As reaffirmed by Standard and Poor’s in 2011, the City maintained its AAA credit rating with a stable outlook due to the City’s maintenance of very strong available reserves, strong financial policies and practices, and low debt burden relative to market value.