Finance Manager

Finance Manager
City of Poway Finance Department
 Poway, California
Job Description

The City of Poway is recruiting for a Finance Manager who is an empowering and empathetic leader, believes deeply in the value of public service, and embraces what makes Poway unique. This position is an at-will management position that works under the administrative direction of the Director of Finance to plan, organize, oversee, coordinate, and review the work of staff performing difficult and complex professional, technical, and administrative support related to all activities and operations of the Finance Division. The Finance Manager oversees the functions of payroll, financial processing, reporting and recordkeeping, managing staff, and providing professional-level, complex and responsible support to the Director of Finance. Additionally, the Finance Manager works closely with the Director of Finance to assist in budget preparation and ensure appropriate funding and allocations are followed throughout the fiscal year.

The following are minimum qualifications required for the Finance Manager:

  • Education: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited educational institution with major coursework in accounting, business or public administration, finance or a closely related field.
  • Experience: Six years of recent and responsible experience in accounting or finance with three years of supervisory, management, and./or administrative experience. Experience working for a municipality in accounting and budget is highly preferred.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Certification as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California is desirable.

For a more extensive list of duties, please see the job description on the City's website.