Deputy Finance Director

City of Long Beach
Until Filled
(916) 784-9080

Ideally located on the Pacific coast just south of Los Angeles and adjacent to Orange County, the City of Long Beach, California (population 485,000) is at once a Southern California seaside resort, an urban metropolis with a diverse economy, and a tapestry of small neighborhoods whose international cultures are woven into a tightly knit yet heterogeneous community.

The City is seeking a Deputy Finance Director with the proven ability to lead, solve problems, and deal tactfully and effectively with employees, public officials, and the public. At a minimum, candidates should have at least seven (7) years of progressively responsible and related experience in local government that includes complex finance and/or administrative related areas, at least three (3) years of which are in a substantive supervisory position. Relevant government financial experience is essential. Relevant government experience includes work as an assistant finance director or as a finance director for a smaller government agency. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in finance, business, public administration, business administration or a closely related field. A Master’s degree in one of these fields is highly desirable as is knowledge of accounting principles and practices. The salary range for this position is $160,000-$190,000, DOQ. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. Contact Ms. Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080, should you have any questions. This recruitment is open until filled with a first review of resumes to be conducted on April 12, 2019.

The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer.