Assistant Chief Financial Officer

Assistant Chief Financial Officer
City of Stockton Administrative Services Department
 Stockton, California
Job Description

The City of Stockton is seeking an Assistant Chief Financial Officer who is excited to be a key contributor to the Administrative Services Department team. Our ideal candidate provides excellent customer service, thrives in a fast-paced environment, anticipates problems and develops proactive solutions, provides positive leadership through staff development, and fosters teamwork, strong work ethics, and collaboration among staff. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Assistant Chief Financial Officer assists with and has direct oversight in formulating departmental policy, goals and objectives, supervising staff, administering the annual budget for the department, and directing the day-to-day operations of assigned areas. Customer service is a critical component to this role. The Assistant Chief Financial Officer is expected to have an exceptional interpersonal style with the ability to develop and maintain positive work relationships with all City employees and customers. The successful candidate will operate with a high level of ethics and integrity and reflect a value system of mentorship, collaboration, and commitment to public service.


Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in accounting, business administration, finance, or a closely related field and five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the financial functions of a division and/or department. Experience in municipal finance, and public agencies or governmental settings is highly preferred. Possession of a certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or a Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) and/or an advanced educational degree is highly desirable.

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

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