As the Chief Financial Officer for the District, the Finance Director formulates fiscal plans and policies in support of the District's goals and program directions, and maintains administrative support systems to provide management information on District performance against its financial plan. Directs the work of division staff members.
BA degree in business or finance with a concentration in accounting and 5 years of progressively responsible experience in governmental finance, accounting, and budgeting. Familiar with employee benefit and pension administration and regulatory reporting helpful. Supervisory and/or lead experience required.
Knowledge of: Operation of a financial and data processing system.
Ability to: Effectively supervise the flow of work and the systematic keeping of complete and accurate records; analyze and verify financial records and documents; prepare comprehensive financial reports; collect, evaluate and interpret varied information and data, either in narrative or statistical form; prepare clear, concise and complete narrative and statistical reports and other written materials; evaluate alternatives and reach sound conclusions; exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines; interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and procedures; plan, direct and evaluate the work of staff; coordinate multiple projects and meet critical deadlines; maintain effective working relationships; Strong computer skills with the ability to use Microsoft Office and other finance/accounting related software.
Must be able to: relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions; can get along with co-workers or peers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; perform work activities requiring negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to criticism from a supervisor.
Necessary Special Requirement: A valid California Driver's License.