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CA - Director of Finance

  • 1.  CA - Director of Finance

    Posted 05-22-2023 05:57 PM

    JOB TITLE:  Director of Finance

    AGENCY:   City of Richmond

    LOCATION:   Richmond, CA

    FILING DEADLINE:  Open until Filled

    SALARY RANGE:  $135,168 - $215,184 Annually

    The Position

    Under administrative direction of the City Manager, plans, organizes, directs and oversees the operations of the Budget and Financial Services Agency. The position includes responsibility for the City-wide accounting, revenue, bonds, purchasing procurement, investments, grants, and budget analysis. This Executive-level classification reports directly to the City Manager and serves as the executive officer of the Budget and Financial Services Agency, in addition to being City Treasurer, which includes budget and financial management.

    The Ideal Candidate

    This is an Executive-level management opportunity for a dynamic and proactive leader who will lead and manage a diverse workforce with varying levels of experience and tenure. Strategic planning, workforce development and budget administration will be skills utilized by the ideal candidate. Knowledge of bond debt, pension debt, pension obligation bonds and other areas relating to government finance are necessary for success in this position. The ideal candidate will be one that can quickly assess and learn the existing business processes and navigate swiftly through the current and future culture of the City. It is expected that the new Director will be well-balanced in all areas of municipal finance, will have excellent oral, written, and presentation skills, and possess an innovative mindset.

    Experience & Qualifications

    Any combination of experience and education which would provide the required knowledge and abilities. A typical way of demonstrating possession of the requisite knowledge and abilities would include the following:

    ·        Experience: Seven years of progressively responsible financial management experience in a diverse organization, including accounting, budgeting, bonds, investments and information systems.

    ·        Education: Bachelor's/Master's degree in public or business administration, finance, or economics.

    Desirable Qualifications:

    ·        Five years or more of Director level experience at mid-size or large agency

    ·        Relevant experience with managing a large budget & various special funds

    ·        Public Sector experience is highly desirable

    ·        Certified Public Accountant certificate and/or accreditation by the GFOA

    The City of Richmond

    Richmond is diversifying beyond its historic relationship with heavy industry and evolving into a "home front" for innovation in biotechnology, green technology, alternative energy, and artisanal food manufacturing. Richmond's thriving business environment is complemented by residents who are active and engaged, a rich heritage of cultural and racial diversity, welcoming neighborhoods, pristine marinas, recreational and arts-focused amenities, thousands of acres of contiguous inland regional parks, and more Bay Trail completed than any other city in the Bay Area. We invite you to experience the new energy of Richmond!

    For more details about this opportunity, please visit the job brochure at:


    To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/richmondca/jobs/3948171/director-of-finance or https://koffassociates.com/director-of-finance-5/. You can also reach the Koff & Associates Recruiter at chelsea_freeman@ajg.com.

    The City of Richmond is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively encourages workforce diversity.

    Stephanie Fong
    Spin Recruitment Advertising