Tucked away in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains of California, Saratoga is an attractive residential community with a population of approximately 30,000 known for its excellent schools and prestigious neighborhoods. The community’s historic downtown district, known as “The Village”, has distinctive dining, unique shops, and numerous buildings dating back to the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. The City of Saratoga was incorporated in 1956 and established as a neighborhood-style city adjacent to Los Gatos, Campbell, Cupertino and San Jose, California.
Under general direction of the Finance & Administrative Services Director, the Finance Manager performs advanced level professional accounting and financial management duties and oversees the day-to-day operations of the Financial Services Division, including supervision of professional and paraprofessional accounting staff.
This position will assist the Finance & Administrative Services Director as needed, including the preparation of financial statements and analysis, written documentation, reports, and correspondence, preparing and participating in presentations, and policy and procedural development and implementation.
The ideal candidate will have a breadth and depth of experience suited to a small city, with a results-oriented, collaborative management style. The ability to develop strong working relationships and assist other departments achieve their business goals is essential. The successful candidate should excel at recognizing process improvement opportunities, possess outstanding oral and written communication skills, exhibit a balance of technical and managerial acumen, and demonstrate the ability to function as an assistant director.
To view the complete job announcement and instructions on how to apply, visit http://www.saratoga.ca.us/175/Employment-Opportunities. The position is open until filled.