Sebastopol, California (population 7,379) is a rare blend of small-town charm, big-city sophistication, environmental sensibility, and progressive values. Rooted in an agricultural past, the city has evolved into a haven for small business, the arts, artisan food and wine, an outdoor lifestyle, and an atmosphere of positive community engagement.
Located an hour north of San Francisco and 20 minutes from the scenic Sonoma coast, Sebastopol’s gently rolling, redwood-studded hills are at the heart of a region known for spectacular scenery, ideal climate, sustainable agriculture, endless recreation options, outstanding schools, and a superior quality of life.
Led by a visionary City Council committed to good governance, Sebastopol is a well-managed, fiscally sound, and environmentally responsible community rich in civic pride and benefitting from a progressive-minded citizenry active in local affairs.
Job Description & Requirements
The Finance Director oversees the city's financial operations and accounting practices, and directs treasury activities for the organization. In addition to managing the city's financial data, responsibilities include budgeting, audit, tax reporting, accounting, general ledger; utility billing, accounts payable, purchasing, real estate, employee benefits, payroll, and insurance activities for the organization.
Requirements include a Bachelor's degree in a related field and four to five years relevant experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The salary range is $8,143 to $9,898 monthly. Application deadline: October 1, 2014. For the complete job description, or to download an application visit www.cityofsebastopol.org/fdapp.
Contact: City Manager Larry McLaughlin firstname.lastname@example.org (707) 823-1153
This is an extraordinary opportunity to participate in the management and growth of one of northern California’s premier communities.