Assistant Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Monterey
Location of position: 
Monterey, CA
$126,504.00 – $153,792.00 Annually
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Job Description: 

The City of Monterey invites applications for the position of:


Please visit our website to view the detailed job flyer and submit your on-line application:

This position will close on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Faxes, e-mails, and paper copies will not be accepted. 

ABOUT THE POSITION: The City of Monterey's Finance Department provides a full range of financial services including treasury, revenue collection, accounting and auditing, payroll, budgeting, long-term financial planning, risk management, and purchasing. The department also serves as technical advisor to all other City departments. The Finance Department has a staff of 19 and annual budget of approximately $3 million.

The Finance Department's goals are to proactively manage the City's financial functions in a manner that maintains the City's fiscal integrity, addresses its long-range financial needs, provides timely, accurate and user-friendly financial information and provides outstanding products and services to its customers. The Finance Department has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for 22 consecutive years.

The team is high performing with a diverse staff, focused on collaboration and professional development. The organizational culture embraces innovation, technology, best practices and data-driven decision making.

Candidates who successfully complete all components of this recruitment process will be placed on an eligibility list. The eligibility list is active for 12-months and may be used to fill additional vacancies including lower-level positions determined to have similar duties and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Completion of a Bachelor's degree from a college or university in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field. A Master's degree in Public Administration or Business Administration is desirable.

Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in public sector accounting, auditing or finance including three years of supervisory experience.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.