Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector

Finance
Full-time
County of Orange
Until Filled

The County of Orange, California, is seeking an experienced Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector who will provide leadership and knowledge to the Office of the Treasurer-Tax Collector and will assist in ensuring the department carries out its mission and meets its goals.  This position will report directly to the County’s elected Treasurer-Tax Collector and will directly manage the Treasury division and oversee the Investments, and Tax and Central Collections divisions that include a variety of functions such as investments, cash management, debt, compliance, accounting, budget, purchasing, information systems, financial analysis, tax collection, accounts receivable, and central collections.  

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & CORE COMPETENCIES

Having a strong work ethic, high level of personal integrity and trustworthiness and respecting multiple perspectives, the ideal candidate will possess certifications as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP), with a Master's Degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or economics. The ideal candidate will also be a strategic thinker with ten (10) plus years of experience in treasury and accounting management and strong supervisory experience in a high level management position from a large department of a public agency, commercial bank, or large corporation. Experience should include responsibility for accounts receivables, bank and other account reconciliations, treasury, purchasing, accounting, HR, budget, cash management, financial statements, and oversight for a multi-billion dollar high quality fixed income working capital investment portfolio. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge and experience in the core competencies listed below:


Technical Knowledge | Technical Experience

Understanding of accounting, including accounts receivables, reconciliations, compliance, cash management, and other treasury functions; experience overseeing budget, purchasing, accounts receivables, collections, and information system units; understanding of investment principles and practices relative to high quality fixed investment instruments; understanding of internal controls, specifically related to investments and cash, as well as investment management concepts, financial risk assessment, and fundamental banking concepts; understanding of California Government Code on Investments Guideline and Policies on treasury and tax collection; supervising and managing treasury functions and overseeing investments of highly liquid operating funds in a large complex organization; working with debt financing, official statement and other legal documents related to debt issuance; managing a large and complex cash flow system and a multi-billion fixed income investment liquidity portfolio; proficiency in Microsoft Suite programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power point.


Financial | Treasury | Investment Experience

Performing financial analysis and preparing high level management reports; developing policies and procedures related to investment of monies, debt, internal control, and money management; working with a complex automated investment accounting system and computer applications that relate to trading, credit, financial monitoring, and back office financial applications; interpreting and utilizing financial data to analyze Division performance; working with government auditing concepts and establishing an annual operating budget for a department.


Leadership | Supervisory Skills

Supervising and managing high level management staff in a large department, including accurately assessing staffing levels, training needs, maximizing staff strengths, and addressing staff performance with corrective disciplinary actions, as necessary; guiding and directing others to meet organizational strategic objectives, while encouraging openness, creativity, and innovation; integrating new ideas and contemporary approaches to problem solving; recommending changes to best practices and assisting with implementing innovative solutions.


Relationship Building

Establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with multiple stakeholders; promoting teamwork by creating a culture and environment that supports individual and team empowerment; sharing resources in support of larger organizational goals; negotiating, resolving issues, and developing collaboration amongst internal organizational levels; initiating contacts readily and maintaining them over time and utilizing effective working relationships to facilitate meeting Agency and community needs.

 

Cover letters and resumes are being accepted for the County of Orange ASSISTANT TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR. For the recruitment flyer and more information, please visit our website at:  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oc/default.cfm and put in Assistant Treasurer in the keyword search.  Cover letters and resumes must be sent to:  Sandra.Florez@ocgov.com.