Job Details


Position Title:Finance Director
Reference Number:13.080
Division:General Staffing
Contact Name:Human Resources
Contact Email:recruitment@roseville.ca.us
Contact Phone:916-774-5475
Contact Fax:916-774-5350
Position Description:Promotional Recruitment No. 13.080 Date Opened: 11/22/2013

FINANCE DIRECTOR

SALARY RANGE: $10,060 to $13,482 Monthly (26 pay periods annually)

FINAL FILING DATE: QUALIFIED AND REGULAR City of Roseville employees may submit an application to Human Resources by 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 6, 2013. Temporary employees are not eligible to apply.

TENTATIVE TEST DATE: Oral Interview: TBD

THE POSITION
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the position of Finance Director to work in the Finance Department. The normal work schedule will be Monday - Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. A flex schedule may be available.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Develop, plan and implement department goals and objectives; recommend and administer policies and procedures.
• Coordinate Department activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations; provide staff assistance to the City Manager, Assistant City Manager and City Council; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence.
• Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the Department's work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
• Supervise and participate in the development and administration of the City and Finance Department’s annual operating budget and capital improvement budget; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement mid-year adjustments.
• Develop and implement long and short-term strategic plans in support of department and City-wide goals and objectives.
• Oversee the preparation of documentation related to the refinancing of existing debt and the issuance of new debt; direct the preparation of financial reports as required by law; prepare various financial reports and analyses requested by the Assistant City Manager, City Manager and City Council.
• Review, evaluate and recommend improvements to the City's administrative and financial internal control systems and procedures and ensure audit compliance.
• Direct the design, implementation, and control of automated financial systems.
• Oversee the general accounting functions of the City; provide financial support and assistance to City departments; ensure compliance with internal controls and standard accounting practices.
• Select, train, motivate and evaluate personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; implement discipline procedures; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the Department.
• Represent the Department to outside groups and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary.
• Research and prepare technical and administrative reports and studies; prepare written correspondence as necessary.
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other * employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
• Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

• Generally accepted accounting principles and financial reporting for various transaction types.
• Principles and practices of internal control procedures and practices as they apply to a public agency.
• Principles and methods of finance administration, particularly in the areas of accounting, budgeting, auditing, purchasing, central stores, treasury, utility billing, business license and customer service.
• California public agency financial practices, revenue sources and reporting.
• Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution.
• Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, rules and regulations.
• Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs.
• Principles and practices of organization, administration and personnel management.
• Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
• Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.

Ability to:
• Plan, direct and control the administration and operations of the Finance department.
• On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff report and related documents; know and interpret laws, regulations, codes and procedures; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem solve department related issues; and explain and interpret policy.
• On a continuous basis, sit at desk and in meetings for long periods of time. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and communicate through written means.
• Develop and implement department policies and procedures.
• Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion.
• Successfully develop, control and administer departmental budget and expenditures.
• Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
• Effectively administer a variety of finance activities.
• Interpret and apply Federal, State, local and department policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
• Develop and install sound accounting and related financial systems and procedures.
• Prepare complex financial statements, reports and analyses.
• Identify and respond to public and City Council issues and concerns.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Supervise, train and evaluate assigned personnel.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Experience and Training

Experience:
Seven years of increasingly responsible experience in public accounting and financial analysis including at least three years of administrative and management responsibility.

AND

Training:
Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in in accounting, finance, business administration or related field.

License or Certificate
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.

SELECTION PROCESS
Applications will be screened to the most qualified and may include a written, oral, or practical examination.
Job Status:Promotional/Lateral (City Employees Only), Salary
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