Director of Finance

City of Yuba City

The City of Yuba City (population of just over 65,000), located 41 miles north of the State Capital, Sacramento, has developed through the years as a pleasant, residential community, which is the trading, and service center for the surrounding area. The City of Yuba City is seeking an experienced professional who is a team-oriented and collaborative leader committed to transparency within the Department, innovative problem solving, customer service, and performance management. This is an excellent opportunity for a hands-on Finance Director with a breadth of financial services experience and skill in strategic planning. This vacancy is due to the City’s current Finance Director retiring after 21 years at the City. The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge base in the areas of financial planning and analysis, bonds, revenue projection and budgeting, accounting and financial reporting, public debt, and fund accounting. Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration or a related field. A CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CPFO (Certified Professional Finance Officer), or master’s degree is highly desirable, and at least five (5) years of recent and progressively responsible full-time professional accounting/fiscal operations experience to include at least two (2) years managing a major division within a public agency, preferably a municipality, in the area of accounting systems development and maintenance, financial planning and reporting, and/or cash management/investments. The salary for the Director of Finance is $10,022 - $13,764 monthly. Please visit to apply online. Please contact Mr. Gary Phillips at (916) 784-9080, should you have any questions. Filing Deadline: October 11, 2019