Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Millbrae
Location of position: 
Millbrae, CA
$163,808 - $199,118
Date Posted: 
Monday, March 16, 2020
Closing Date: 
Monday, April 20, 2020
Job Description: 

Finance Director
Annual salary range: $163,808 to $199,118
A generous benefits package is included.
Application deadline: Monday, April 20, 2020

The Finance Director plans, organizes, performs, and directs the activities of the Finance Department including Utility Billing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll, Treasury, and Budget and Financial Reporting Departments, and administrative support staff. This position is responsible for formulating City-wide fiscal policy and procedures, including department goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.

The ideal candidate will be an energetic, inspiring, and ethically sound leader, have high energy, and be a collaborative problem solver and team player. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are necessary to work well with staff, executive management, City Council and the community at large. The successful candidate will have the desire and confidence to work with City leadership in a highly visible role to carry out the mission, vision, and needs of the City. The successful Finance Director will be committed to municipal transparency and accountability. This position will require flexibility, a willingness to exchange and encourage new ideas, and the ability to build consensus while helping to move the City in an exciting new and prosperous direction. The City seeks a strong team builder with a proven track record of proactive, hands-on, participative finance management experience, and excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills, and the ability to think out of the box’ to provide solutions to complex issues. An executive leader who assesses the greater good for a community, cares about the City and knows Transient Occupancy Tax, forecasting and financial strategies.

A bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, public or business administration or a closely related field AND a minimum of six to eight (6-8) years of progressively responsible experience in financial management and analysis, budget development, accounting, treasury, and debt and liability management (3-5 years in management or supervisory capacity) is required. A master’s degree in a related field is highly desirable. A CPA license/designation is highly desirable.

The City of Millbrae is perfectly situated between San Francisco and Silicon Valley, nestled between the sun-warmed hills and the San Francisco Bay and serves a population of 23,000. Adjacent to the San Francisco International Airport and located in the heart of San Mateo County, Millbrae is gently cradled in the sun-warmed hills that separate the Pacific Ocean from the San Francisco Bay. Major freeways border both its eastern and western boundaries, making Millbrae easily accessible from all parts of the Bay Area. Many hillside homes enjoy beautiful bay views. Well-cared for middle-class neighborhoods, eleven local parks and the Green Hills Country Club add to the charm of the residential community. The City acknowledges the importance of and continually strives towards preserving, enhancing, and managing open spaces and trees. With a highly rated school system and major colleges and universities within driving distance, Millbrae is an ideal location to raise a family.

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, please submit your resume (reflecting years and months of positions held, as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed), cover letter and a list of five work-related references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) on our website:

Frank Rojas
CPS HR Consulting
916 471-3111

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
City of Millbrae website:

The City of Millbrae is an equal opportunity employer.