City of Watsonville

Watsonville , CA
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Assistant Finance Director

City of Watsonville
Watsonville, CA Full-time
Posted on October 8, 2019

Assistant Finance Director

City of Watsonville $8,452.19-$11,326.71/ month.

The City of Watsonville is seeking an Assistant Finance Director. Under general direction of the Administrative Services Director, this critical position provides supervision to Finance staff and performs a wide range of complex professional finance and accounting duties especially in the areas of financial operations, budget development, financial systems and reports, internal controls, audits, project and cost accounting, grant accounting, debt management, purchasing and staff development.

The qualified applicant will possess a thorough knowledge of the theory, principles, and practices involved in governmental accounting; strong knowledge base of systems applications; ability to plan and direct the activities in a team environment; ability to prepare complex financial statements and reports; ability to plan, manage, and implement special projects; communicate complex ideas effectively orally and in writing; Must be able to work independently and establish and maintain positive working relationships with both within and outside the agency.

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, business, finance, or related field is required and five or more years of progressively responsible experience in public sector accounting. In addition, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO), or Certified Government Finance Office (CGFO) is desirable.

Filing deadline: Thursday, October 24 at 5 pm.

Equal Opportunity Employer.