Assistant Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Tulare Finance Department
Location of position: 
Tulare, CA
Wage/Salary: 
$7,191.12 – $8,740.86 / Mo.
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Closing Date: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Job Description: 

RECRUITMENT OVERVIEW:

Thank you for your interest in our Assistant Finance Director position. We look forward to the opportunity to consider you as an applicant. We are currently recruiting to fill one vacancy.

To be considered for this outstanding career opportunity applicants must submit an application with detailed information in each of the following sections of the application: Education, Work Experience, Certificates and Licenses, and Skills. Resumes may be attached but will not be accepted in lieu of a complete, detailed application or in lieu of detailed responses to the supplemental questions.

INTERVIEW: Applicants that meet the minimum requirements will be invited to interview for the position on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21st.

For planning purposes, we have included reference to the interview date. Additional details regarding the interview will be sent via email to applicants after our screening process is complete (on or before Friday, November 8th at 1 p.m.). POSITION OVERVIEW:

Under administrative direction, assists in planning, organizing, managing, and providing administrative direction and oversight for all functions and activities of the Finance Department, including the preparation, processing, and maintenance of a wide variety of accounting records and reports, general and fund accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, business licensing, payroll, billing, and cashiering activities; assists in coordinating assigned activities with other City departments, divisions, outside agencies, and the public; fosters cooperative working relationships among City departments, divisions, and with intergovernmental and regulatory agencies and various public and private groups; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Finance Director in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

Receives administrative direction by the Finance Director. Exercises general direction and supervision over management, supervisory, professional, technical, and clerical staff through subordinate levels of supervision.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS:

This is an assistant department head classification in the Finance Department. The incumbent oversees, directs, and participates in major activities and programs of the Finance Department, including the preparation, processing, and maintenance of a wide variety of accounting records and reports, general and fund accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, business licensing, payroll, billing, and cashiering activities, and is responsible for providing professional-level support to the Finance Director in a variety of areas. Assists in short- and long-range planning, development, and administration. Successful performance of the work requires an extensive professional background as well as skill in coordinating departmental work with that of other City departments and public agencies. Responsibilities include performing and directing many of the department's day-to-day administrative functions. This class is distinguished from the Finance Director in that the latter has overall responsibility for accomplishing departmental planning and operational goals and objectives and for furthering City goals and objectives within general policy guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, accounting, finance, or a related field, and four (4) years of management or administrative experience in Finance administration and/or City government, including two years of manage­ment and supervisory experience.

Licenses and Certifications:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class C California's driver's license.