Finance DirectorCity of Atwater
Finance Director: $7,355.99 – $9,388.31/month.
The City of Atwater is recruiting for a Finance Director. Under general direction of the City Manager, to plan, organize, direct, and manage the City finance, accounting, purchasing, and budget preparation; to
assist the City Manager by developing and administering management information
systems; to administer City grants; to assist with coordinating City personnel and labor
relations functions; to administer City insurance programs; to provide advice and
consultation on fiscal issues to the City Manager and City Council; to supervise, train,
and evaluate the work of staff assigned to the Finance Department; and to do related
work as required. Serves as Disaster Service Worker. FLSA Status: Exempt.
Minimum qualifications include, but are not limited to: Principles, methods, and practices
of accounting, auditing, and financial record keeping; budget development,
administration, and expenditure control; purchasing methods, policies, and procedures;
and laws, rules, regulations, and policies affecting public agency finance and fiscal
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree
in accounting, business administration, public administration, or closely related field;
Master’s degree in public or business administration or CPA is highly desirable. Five (5)
years of increasingly responsible professional experience in financial analysis and
accounting work including three (3) years in a financial management or supervisory
capacity in public finance; completion of advanced educational training in finance,
accounting, economics, or closely related subjects is highly desirable. Possession of a
valid California driver’s license. Please refer to job description for complete listing of
minimum qualifications located on the City’s website.
Upon issuance of a conditional job offer, qualifying candidates are required to
successfully complete and pass a criminal record background clearance, credit check,
medical examination, and drug screen.
Applications may be obtained on the City website, http://www.atwater.org/dept_
Road, Atwater, CA. Final filing date: 5:00 PM, Thursday, May 16, 2019. EEO/AA; TDD