The City of Ventura, located between Malibu and Santa Barbara on the Pacific Ocean, offers a quality lifestyle set in a beach community surrounded by rivers and hills. Ventura is the place to work, live and play.
The Finance and Technology Director is responsible for ensuring the efficient management of citywide resources. Under administrative direction, this position plans, directs, manages and oversees the operations of the Finance and Technology Department including: Treasury, Budget, Accounting, Payroll, Purchasing and IT. The Director provides highly responsible and complex professional financial and administrative assistance to the City Manager, City Council, operating departments, and various boards and commissions. As a department head, the Finance and Technology Director is a member of the executive management team, playing a key role in citywide decisions. The Director will also advise the City Manager and executive management team on legislative matters or fiscal policy affecting City operations.
The position requires a combination of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree and five years of increasingly responsible experience managing the governmental financial and IT operations of a municipal agency, including three years of responsible experience in a supervisory and management role. A Master’s degree and/or certification as a CPA is highly desirable.
To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, current salary and five work-related references to Bill Avery by August 1, 2014 at firstname.lastname@example.org. A job announcement is available at www.averyassoc.net/jobs.