County of San Mateo


County of San Mateo
$53.33 - $66.67/Hour


The County of San Mateo Controller's Office is seeking an experienced individual for the position of Finance & Administration Manager. This position will provide management and staff support, financial guidance, administration and leadership within the Controller's Office.

The Finance & Administration Manager will assist in the development, implementation and interpretation of administrative policies and procedures, provide complex financial support to senior-level management and oversee all of the day-to-day administrative support functions. Duties will typically include finance, budget, administration, personnel management, purchasing, contract administration, clerical support, financial analysis, research, program evaluation and other related functions.

The ideal candidate will possess:


  • Proficiency in government and/or public budgeting
  • Technical accounting skills
  • Effective written/verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to integrate awareness of compliance requirements into daily operations and oversee processes 
  • The ability to prepare complex and detailed written reports, procedures and contracts
  • Experience supervising, training and evaluating assigned personnel
  • The ability to work cooperatively and effectively with a variety of public agencies, County Departments and personnel


Minimum qualifications include three years of work experience performing a wide variety of financial, managerial and administrative duties and knowledge of advanced principles and practices of organizational and systems analysis, research methods and human resource planning; principles of financial administration, including public budgeting and reporting; computer systems and financial applications; and personnel training, supervision and evaluation.

Final Filing Date: September 13, 2017

To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at Applications are only accepted online.  EOE


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