City of Hayward, CA
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Deputy Director of Finance
City of Hayward, California

The City of Hayward (estimated population 158,241) is located in Alameda County, on the eastern shore of the San Francisco Bay, 25 miles southeast of San Francisco, 14 miles south of Oakland, 26 miles north of San Jose, and 10 miles west of the Livermore Valley. Encompassing 61 square miles that unfold from the Berkeley-Oakland Hills onto the Bay shoreline, Hayward is strategically positioned at the epicenter of a metropolitan area synonymous with innovation, bold thinking, and entrepreneurship.

The City of Hayward is organized into 12 major departments and has 916.3 full-time equivalent positions and a FY 2022/23 budget of $401.3 million; General Fund budget of $194.7 million.  The Finance Department has a FY 2023 budget of $7.35 million and 34.5 full-time employees.  Reporting directly to the Finance Director, this position will assist in managing and directing the Finance Department’s Accounting & Payroll Division and the Revenue Billing & Collections Division.  The Finance Director seeks a local government professional with strong technical knowledge in municipal finance, including governmental fund accounting, preparing internal and external financial reports, financial forecasting, and experience preparing the Annual City’s Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR), Single Audit and State Controller’s Report. 

The Deputy Director of Finance will join a collaborative team who has a strong commitment to high quality service delivery.  The ideal candidate is personable, approachable, values building positive working relationships and is committed to interdepartmental communication and collaboration.  The ideal candidate is solution-oriented and can effectively present to Council and Committees and has excellent written and communication skills.

The annual salary range is $154,086.40 to $187,262.40.  Placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications.

Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website:
Peckham & McKenney
Feel free to contact Maria Hurtado at (831) 247-7885 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.

Filing Deadline:          March 6, 2023