Finance Manager

Finance Manager
City of Carmel by the Sea Finance Department
 Carmel by the Sea, California
Job Description

The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea has an exciting career opportunity for a seasoned Finance Manager. The Finance Manager position reports to the Assistant City Administrator and is a key member of the City’s Executive Leadership Team. The Finance Manager manages and performs a wide variety of accounting and finance related functions, including hands-on

management of the general ledger, cash management, purchasing, payroll processing, business licenses, accounts payable, revenue collection and related functions. The Finance Manager also coordinates activities with other City officials, departments, outside agencies, organizations, and the public; and provides direct support to the City Council and Assistant City Administrator on complex financial projects and analysis; serves as a technical resource to City staff; and supervises professional, technical and office support personnel.

The City has a well-established budget process, stable General Fund Budget and experienced financial support staff. The City’s annual General Fund budget is $33 million; the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) annual budget is $2.3million.

General Fund services include administration (HR, FIN, IT, Clerk), library and community activities, public safety, public works, community planning & building, public works and public safety. In this role, the Finance Manager will play acritical role in ensuring all of these operations are always planning ahead and have sustainable funding in the future. The Finance Department is comprised of four staff members.