Director of Finance / Treasurer

Finance
Full-time
City of Lawndale
11/29/2018
Until Filled
310-973-3200

The City of Lawndale is seeking a Director of Finance/ Treasurer who is a dedicated, innovative and proactive professional with a high degree of government finance and accounting technical competency; strong oral and written communication skills; collaborative and forward thinking; and an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of audiences.

Under direction of the City Manager, the Director of Finance / Treasurer serves as the  chief financial officer and is responsible for the City’s budgeting process, collections and disbursements and financial reporting; investing the liquid assets of the City consistent with board policy; safeguarding the financial assets of the City; preparing and maintaining the City’s budget; managing internal audits; supervising the collection and disbursement of funds in accordance with approved policies; preparing monthly and annual financial reports for City Council and Staff; selecting, training, supervising and leading technical and professional finance personnel; filing complete, accurate and timely State and County reports; and performing other related duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major course work in accounting, finance, or related field.  Five (5) consecutive years of increasingly responsible experience in public finance and accounting, including two (2) years of supervisory experience. A master’s degree and Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Public Finance Administrator (CPFA); or Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) certification is highly desired.  A valid State of California Class C Driver’s License is required.

To Apply: Please complete and submit, by mail or in person, an official City of Lawndale Employment application to: City of Lawndale, Human Resources Department, 14717 Burin Ave., Lawndale, CA 90260. To obtain recruitment brochure and application, please visit the City's website at: http://www.lawndalecity.org/HTML/Employ.htm

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