Finance and Treasury Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Santa Barbara Finance Department
Location of position: 
Santa Barbara, CA
$126,059 – $153,226 Annually
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Closing Date: 
Friday, June 15, 2018
Job Description: 


Under the direction of the Finance Director, the Finance and Treasury Manager is responsible for revenue and cash management functions, including budgeting, and banking and investments, business licensing, and general Treasury functions. The position also oversees the General Services Division and serves as acting Finance Director in his/her absence.

Typical duties include: establishing and maintaining uniform Treasury policies for all Treasury operations in the City; supervising professional and clerical staff, as well as preparing and presenting monthly investment reports. The Finance and Treasury Manager also works closely with other City Departments, providing financial expertise and information; routinely prepares written and verbal financial reports to the City Council and Finance Committee. The Finance and Treasury Manager will foster a positive and productive work environment for Finance Department staff.


The ideal candidate possesses a combination of high level technical, managerial and communications/presentation skills. The ideal candidate has a strong technical background and experience in managing a Treasury function, including a thorough knowledge of municipal accounting, revenue forecasting and analysis, cash management, cashiering and internal controls, revenue audits, and the overseeing a business tax and permit and program.

The ideal candidate has strong technical and analytical skills applicable to a variety of special projects and assignments. In addition, the candidate possesses strong writing skills and the ability to make effective public presentations. The candidate is able to present complex financial information both verbally and in writing in an understandable manner to elected officials, related sub-committees and the public.

As a division head, candidates must have experience in leading, motivating and directing the activities of multiple professional and clerical staff. The ideal candidate is expected to be engaged and knowledgeable about all aspects of Treasury operations and exhibit the highest levels of customer service to internal and external customers.


Open until filled. Apply Friday, June 15, 2018 for priority consideration. For more information, or to apply, please visit the City of Santa Barbara website at