Finance Manager

Finance Manager
Town of Truckee
 Town of Truckee, California
Job Description

Finance Manager
Town of Truckee, California
Administrative Services Department
Salary: $104,561 - $141,157 DOE/DOQ

Become a part of Truckee life and the Truckee Way.

The Town of Truckee is looking for a Finance Manager (Manager) who is a well-seasoned leader, problem solver, and communicator to oversee the activities of the Finance Division within the Administrative Services Department. The Finance Manager will oversee a relativity new team of five staff in overseeing the Town’s approximate $33.5 million general fund budget, $40.3 million operating budget, and annual budgeting and financial reporting activities. The Manager will work under the guidance of the Administrative Services Director and will use their people management experience to help staff grow and develop their skillsets and careers. A visionary leader who is forward-thinking and solutions-oriented is highly desirable for this role. The next Finance Manager will have a background in municipal accounting and overseeing a variety of financial operations, such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, risk management, budgeting, and purchasing. They will champion a positive and supportive work culture — where employees can learn from their mistakes and be themselves. This leader will also thrive in a casual work environment — where dogs can be seen around the office and staff sport their favorite jeans! If you can effectively lead an already talented team to its full potential while embodying the “Truckee Way” – integrity, teamwork, accountability, commitment, and excellence — apply today!

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The Finance Manager oversees the daily activities of the Finance Division within the Administrative Services Department. They report directly to the Administrative Services Director while overseeing five staff and a $33.5 million general fund budget and a $40.3M operating budget. Much of this role involves overseeing the annual budgeting process and financial statement reporting, along with personnel management and development. The Finance Manager oversees all things accounting: accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger reporting, financial reporting, budget development and administration, and claims processing while receiving support from their staff. They will develop goals for their team and create plans for achieving core objectives and work plans. This leader will become an integral part of the Administrative Services and Finance team and guide this team to success.


The ideal candidate will have a strong background in municipal accounting. They will serve as a visionary leader who is eager to help their team grow while also developing their own skillset. The successful candidate will be proactive, solutions-oriented, and communicative. They will develop methods to improve and continuously monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned programs, service delivery methods, and procedures while also ensuring their team is thriving. Having experience training others is essential, as is having a supportive and patient style of leadership. The ideal candidate will be an effective coordinator, analyst, researcher, and subject matter expert for the Division.


Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying, however a typical way of obtaining these are:

  • Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in finance, accounting, public or business administration, or a directly related field
  • Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience performing professional accounting and finance work, including two (2) years in a supervisory capacity

Salary and Benefits

The salary range is: $104,561 - $141,157 annually; salary will be negotiated depending upon qualifications and experience.

The Town of Truckee is continually evolving its working conditions to meet the needs of current and future employees. Flexible work schedules, in-office dogs, remote work Fridays, and casual work attire are just the beginning!


For first consideration, apply by November 21st at:

Please contact the Administrative Services Director, Nicole Casey, with any questions:


Phone: (530) 582-2935

Save the Dates:

The first rounds of interviews will be virtual and take place on December 14th and December 16th. Finalists who move forward from Day 1 interviews will then participate in an in-person or virtual meet and greet. Date to be determined based on availability. (Candidates must be available to interview on December 14th or 16th).

Our Town team demonstrates an understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse socio-economic, racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, diverse abilities, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation of Town staff and our community that we serve.