Director of Fiscal and Administrative Services

Full-time
County of Ventura
Until Filled

SALARY:
$124,489.30 - $174,284.76 Annually, plus Benefits

THE POSITION:
Under the administrative direction of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Director of Fiscal and Administrative Services is directly responsible for the Information Technology Services Department (ITSD) administrative and fiscal functions including development of a $68 million budget for five (5) distinct divisions within ITSD; rate development for two Internal Service Funds (ISFs); capital asset planning and depreciation; and all general accounting functions including department payroll processing; generating invoices for services to County departments, agencies and other public agencies; and obtaining and administering technology and consulting contracts. This position has responsibility for the supervision, performance and support of ten (10) professional staff.
   
The successful candidate will have experience demonstrating exemplary leadership skills developing and managing staff, conducting presentations and making recommendations to executive leadership, managing projects, and implementing fiscal policies, procedures, and processes in support of strategic plans. Significant experience managing government fiscal operations including budgets and rate development is highly desired as is experience with continuous improvement methodologies, such as Lean Six Sigma.  

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
Any combination of education and experience which would demonstrate possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 
 
An example of qualifying education and experience is the possession of a bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Public Administration, or related field AND five (5) years of recent progressively responsible experience in administration, finance, and/or accounting, which includes four (4) years supervising professional-level staff.
 
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California driver license. 
Excellent written communication skills must be demonstrated in the completion of the resume and cover letter.  
 
Experience:
  • Preparing, analyzing, and managing budgets including cash flow statements
  • Demonstrating exemplary leadership skills developing and managing staff
  • Conducting presentations and making recommendations to executive leadership, advisory committees and/or elected officials
  • Managing projects
  • Implementing fiscal policies, procedures, and processes in support of strategic plans

Resume Evaluation:
The first review of resumes is anticipated to be the week of February 14, 2022 to determine if the stated requirements are met. All relevant work experience, training, and education need to be included to determine eligibility.
 
Interview Process:
Following an evaluation of the resumes, the most qualified candidates will be invited to a panel interview. The top candidates, as determined by the panel, will then be invited to a second/final interview. The interviews may be consolidated into one process or expanded into multiple interviews contingent upon the size and quality of the candidate pool.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
For further information regarding this recruitment, please, contact Lorin Calderon by email at lorin.calderon@ventura.org or by telephone at (805) 654-2959.