Assistant Director of Finance

Assistant Director of Finance
City of Camarillo
 Camarillo, California
Job Description

The City of Camarillo (approximately 70,000) is one of California’s safest and most desirable communities to live, work and recreate. Located in the heart of Ventura County at the base of the Conejo foothills and surrounded by scenic mountains and highly productive agricultural land, residents and visitors enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year, average temperatures in the low 70s, and cool ocean breezes from the Pacific Ocean just 9-miles away.

The City as an organization has a well-established and well-deserved reputation for being collaborative, thoughtful, deliberative and transparent manner for delivering quality services, serving the public, achieving City goals and objectives, and providing an excellent quality of life for residents.

The Finance Department is responsible for the management of the City’s daily financial operations, assisting citizens, and financial and budgetary support and guidance to all City Departments and the City Council, manages the City’s investment portfolio, provides ongoing analysis of City revenues, and forecasts and manages cash to ensure adequate liquidity for expenditure requirements. The Assistant Director of Finance is a co-manager to the Director, responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the department’s three divisions; overseeing special projects; coordination and completion of the City’s ACFR and audit; preparation of the Budget in compliance with CSMFO and GFOA guidelines; utility rate and user fee updates; managing and coordinating the City’s Capital Improvement Program with other departments; review and development of City fiscal policies and training for compliance with those policies; and development of department staff.

The typical background and experience for serving as Assistant Director of Finance includes the equivalent to the completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, accounting, public administration, business administration, or related field and six (6) years of experience in accounting, finance, or related field, including three (3) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. A master’s degree and CPA designation are desirable.

The City offers a competitive salary of $143,746 - $215,619 based on experience and qualifications, plus a competitive benefit health and retirement package.

Filing deadline is August 2, 2024. To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website at:

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