Town of Paradise
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530-872-6291 ext. 160
Town of Paradise
Job Description
Paradise, CA 95969

Salary Information:
$123,302 - $157,352 Annually

The Ideal Candidate will possess:
• Experience, skill, and passion for improving financial management systems and processes.
• Effective communication skills to convey financial information and express thoughts and facts clearly, including during presentations to the Town Council and public.
• The ability to quickly analyze information, identify the most critical issues and develop priorities, and appropriate course of action.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the political astuteness to forward the interests of the Town and its constituents in negotiating and in developing agreements.
• Skill in listening to and engaging staff. Wherewithal to set the tone and culture to build a high-functioning, motivated workforce, and mentor and develop team to help them grow.

Key Job Functions:
• The Finance Director/Town Treasurer will manage all finance division programs, services, and activities, including budget management, accounting and financial reporting, treasury and revenue management, purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, and debt management.
• Serves as Town Treasurer including creating and maintaining investment policies, executing investment transactions, and managing investment portfolio; oversees and approves all transactions related to Town investments.

Minimum Qualifications:
Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, business or public administration, or a related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible management and/or administrative experience in finance, accounting, and/or auditing.

Therefore, experience in the following areas will be significant:

• Governmental and fund accounting
• Budget development, implementation, and monitoring
• Financial Management System evaluation and maintenance
• Cash and treasury management