Deputy Administrative Services Director

City of Monrovia

The City of Monrovia is seeking an exceptional leader to serve as our Deputy Administrative Services Director. We’re looking for a special individual – someone who naturally embraces a commitment to enhancing our existing team-based work environment, someone who likes immense challenge, and someone who is inspired by the opportunity to serve people and make things better.  Strong problem-solving skills are essential.  The ideal candidate needs to demonstrate excellent customer service and the ability to communicate across wide-ranging audiences.

In Monrovia, we believe that the way in which projects are accomplished is just as important as the end result. An individual who is committed to serving with humility and who can demonstrate high emotional intelligence will be successful in the role.  Competitive candidates will have a hunger to continually search for better ways of doing things and be loyal to the organization and community.  The selected individual will be a smart, creative, intuitive thinker and decision maker.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of ongoing responsibilities and projects, but not limited to the following:

Oversee and participate in the budgeting process and long-term financial planning;
Oversee and provide technical guidance related to accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, utility billing, cashiering, and capital assets;
Lead the completion of the City’s audit(s) and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR);
Track all financial aspects of City grants, ensuring compliance with legal, and financial reporting requirements;
Oversee the City’s financial accounting transactions and research accounting issues to determine recommended and proper treatment;
Serve as a financial representative during labor negotiations and prepare cost analysis of proposals and counter proposals;
Prepare reports and make presentations to the Department Director, City Manager, and City Council;
Participate in the preparation and reconciliation of Successor Agency reports and transactions, including the ROPS and Administrative Budgets;
Analyze procedures and recommend improved methods to improve process deficiencies; and
Cultivate, supervise, train, motivate and evaluate staff.

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, abilities, and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the qualifications would be:

BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field and five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in municipal accounting and/or budgeting, including two (2) years in a supervisory capacity. CPA and MA/MS is highly desirable.

Experience working with diverse groups and ability to exercise cultural sensitivity awareness is desirable.

Must possess a California Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record.

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