Assistant Finance Director

The City of Santa Paula

The Position
Assistant Finance Director
Annual Salary is $82,368 - $100,118 depending on qualifications. A 6% increase to the
base salary will occur on July 1, 2019. Plus an Excellent Benefits Package.

The City of Santa Paula is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Finance Director. Under general direction, the Finance Director plans, organizes, manages, and oversees the daily activities and operations of the Finance Department, including but not limited, to budget development and implementation, accounting and revenue management; internal and external audits; debt financing activities, investment and bond management, revenue collections, financial reporting, and grants functions. Serves as the Acting Finance Director in the absence of the Director.

This position is designated as “at-will”, serving at the pleasure of the City Manager, and subject to discharge without notice and right of appeal.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, business administration, finance or a related field.
  • Three (3) years of supervisory or lead experience over a general accounting function.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in a related field.
  • Possession of a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation.
  • Experience in a public agency or governmental setting.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a statement of interest and a focused resume detailing their recent (within the past 10 years) experience and demonstrated career accomplishments relevant to this position along with their application. When describing projects and programs, managed, please include the name of each employer, job title, size of project or program budget, number and composition of personnel supervised, scope of management responsibilities , functions managed, and dates of employment. Additional inquiries about the position may be directed to Kay Randolph-Pollard at


The deadline to apply is May 13, 2018 before 11:59 PM PST.

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