Deputy Director of Finance

Deputy Director of Finance
City of San José Accounting Department
 San Jose, California
Job Description

The City of San José plays a vital economic and cultural role anchoring the world’s leading region of innovation and is one of the most diverse large cities in the United States. The Deputy Director of Finance, Accounting will have advanced experience in municipal finance, governmental accounting, financial forecasting and planning as well as a thorough understanding of GAAP concepts, GASB requirements, and applications that add value to operations and the customer experience. The ideal candidate is an exceptional manager who attracts and retains top talent, helps every member of the Accounting Division grow professionally, and is sensitive to the importance of workplace culture. They are collaborative and committed to continuous improvement. They have experience leading large teams in a complex environment.


Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, business, public administration or a related field, 6 years of senior level experience and 4 years of supervisory experience. A Master’s degree, CPA or CMA is strongly preferred.

Salary: $124,012 - $193,173, DOQ + benefits.

Apply on-line at by November 13, 2020.

For questions and inquiries, please contact Sherrill Uyeda at or Cindy Krebs at Main office phone is (562) 901-0769.