Finance Manager

Finance Manager
Menlo Park Fire Protection District Finance Department
 Menlo Park, California
Job Description

Under general direction of the Director of Administrative Services, the Finance Manager plans, organizes, manages, and provides oversight for the activities and operations of the finance function, including accounting, financial analysis, budget and purchasing; performs professional accounting and finance work to ensure regulatory compliance with governmental accounting standards; maintains and improves the District’s accounting system; monitors and provides advise on the District’s investment portfolio; coordinates assigned activities with other District divisions, outside agencies, and the public; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Director of Administrative Services in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required.

About the Role

This is a management classification that oversees, directs, and participates in major activities and programs of the finance function and is responsible for establishing priorities and directing work for the division. Responsibilities include performing diverse, specialized financial work involving significant accountability and responsible decision making; assisting in short- and long-term planning, development, and administration. Successful performance of the work requires an extensive professional background as well as skill in coordinating departmental work with that of other District divisions and external agencies.