County Treasury Administrator

County Treasury Administrator
Santa Clara County
 San Jose, California
Job Description

The County of Santa Clara is recruiting nationally for an experienced, innovative, progressive, and collaborative County Treasury Administrator. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an experienced, visionary financial leader with a proven and verifiable track record of implementing best practices. The Treasury Administrator is a key member of the County’s financial management team. Typical responsibilities include performing all administrative duties related to the management of the County treasury portfolio that has operating funds for the County, schools, and special segregated portfolios for special program needs. The administrator develops the program's strategic goals and provides oversight for the County’s Debt Program and related financial activities of the County. The administrator oversees the coordination of debt issuance for major capital projects and controls the disbursement of bond proceeds to capital projects. This position manages the operations of Joint Powers of Authority (JPA) and financing authorities established for issuing debts and deals with highly sensitive issues in various interactions with the Board of Supervisors, senior management, school districts, and other governmental agencies. The administrator will supervise a small treasury staff comprising of the portfolio manager, securities analyst, bond and investment analyst, and the general operational staff that implements the daily investment and public finance functions to achieve County goals. The County Treasury Administrator works with an overall budget of $8.2 billion.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and six years of experience at a level with direct responsibility for the management of public financing, large debt issuance, and investment of substantial sums of money, in financial management positions. Five years of which should be supervisory experience and include recent technology for investment tracking, trading, and program enhancements for cash flow analysis for the main portfolio and internal funds within the portfolio, security evaluation, and reporting function. Identifying needs and implementing debt-related transactions, analyzing financial capacity, and interacting with rating agencies, financial advisors, and bond counsels. CPA, CPFO, CGFM, or other related professional certification is desired but not required.

The salary range for the County Treasury Administrator is up to $194,728, dependent upon qualifications that will be based upon the selected candidate’s experience. An outstanding benefits package is also offered, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurances, as well as 36 days of annual leave per year. Retirement is CalPERS (2.5% @ 55 for Classic Members and 2% @ 62 for New Members). Moving and relocation expenses are an available option.

Candidates should apply by February 19, 2021. Interested candidates should email a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to If you have any questions or wish to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at