City of Hesperia Finance Department
 Hesperia, California
Job Description

The City of Hesperia's Finance Division plays a crucial role in overseeing both the immediate and future financial operations of the City. This entails a range of responsibilities, such as developing financial management policies and strategies, spearheading the coordination and preparation of the Annual Budget and Capital Improvement Plan, tracking all revenue and expenses of the City, and furnishing regular reports to the City Council. Additionally, the Division manages all aspects of City debt, and conducts comprehensive financial and program analysis for a range of Citywide projects.

What You’ll Do:

  • Maintain accurate and current financial records, adhering to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) guidelines
  • Ensure accurate handling of Citywide payroll in accordance with federal and state statutes
  • Manage accounts payable, cash receipts, and cash flows
  • Generate financial reports for management and department overview
  • Assist in annual budget preparation and external audit processes

What You Have:

  • The preferred candidate embodies a strong work ethic, reliability, integrity, and commitment to achieving goals. They assume responsibility for their duties, consistently delivering top-quality work within set deadlines.
  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism and a dedication to fostering a positive work environment, aligning with the City's goals and mission.
  • Exhibits strong communication abilities, adept at tailoring the level of detail to suit the audience while maintaining accuracy.
  • Possesses talent and proficiency in delivering accurate and intricate reports.