Deputy City Treasurer

Deputy City Treasurer
City of Torrance
 Torrance, California
Job Description

The City of Torrance is recruiting for a Deputy City Treasurer to be part of the City Treasurer's Team!

The Department

The City Treasurer's Officer is responsible for receiving and depositing all monies coming to the City and is responsible for the investment and management of all city funds. The City Treasurer serves a dual capacity as an elected position and department head for the City Treasurer's office.

The Position

Under general direction of the elected City Treasurer, the Deputy City Treasurer plans, organizes and manages the programs and activities of the City Treasurer's Office including management of all banking relations and activity; administration of the Deferred Compensation Plans; receipt of all revenue activity; development and implementation of the investment policy, investment of all municipal funds, and monitoring of surplus funds.

For more information about the duties of the position,


  • $9,227 (Minimum) - $11,444 (Reference Point) - $13,161 (Maximum) per month + Benefits

Appointments are typically made between the minimum and reference point depending on qualifications.


Education and Experience

  • Any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way of obtaining the necessary knowledge and abilities is:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business, public administration or a closely related field; and five years increasingly responsible administrative in accounting, finance or auditing, which includes at least two (2) years of supervision or management of a financial function.
  • Experience in municipal treasury operations and previous supervisory experience is desirable.
  • Certification as a California Certified Municipal Treasurer (CCMT) or Certified Public Funds Investment Manager (CPFIM) is highly desirable.

Ideal Candidate

  • Successful candidates will possess the following:
  • Collaborative management style;
  • Effective in coaching and developing staff;
  • Focused on both internal and external customer service;
  • Skilled in developing interpersonal relations;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong sense of personal and professional ethics and uncompromising integrity;
  • Possess an in-depth understanding of banking operations;
  • Knowledge of the Treasury profession and resources.


Interested candidates must submit an online application and resume at www.TorranceCA.Gov/Jobs. Applications are received on a continuous basis and the recruitment could close at any time. The first review of applications will be those received by Tuesday, August 16, 2022.

Only those candidates who best meet the City and Department's needs will be invited to participate in the examination process, which will consist of a panel interview weighted 100%. If a sufficient amount of qualified applications are received by August 16, 2022, the panel interview will be tentatively scheduled for August 25, 2022.


Visit www.TorranceCA.Gov to find out more information about our community.

Applicants with disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact Human Resources prior to the examination date(s). If you have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact us at (310) 618-2915 no later than five (5) business days before the test date.

As a condition of employment, candidates must pass a background check and a pre-employment medical examination.

The City of Torrance Conflict of Interest Code requires that employees in this classification file an annual Financial Disclosure Statement. Information about this requirement may be obtained from the City Clerk's office.City of Torrance Diversity and Inclusion

The City of Torrance is a welcoming and culturally-rich community. As a pillar of public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a talented workforce where people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, religions, and lifestyles are valued. Our mission is to create an inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and contribute towards making a positive impact.

The City is an equal opportunity employer and works towards building collaborative teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. Come join us to help cultivate a workplace that welcomes and celebrates the diversity of our employees!

The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract, and any provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.