Treasury Manager

City of Ventura



Finance & Technology Department
Recruitment #18-M51-001
Salary: $93,297.98 - $125,020.69/year

Are you a dedicated finance professional with a strong municipal background in revenue collection and treasury operations?  Do you have strong leadership skills and thrive in a fast-paced environment with a passion for assisting our business community?  The City of Ventura is accepting applications for the Treasury Manager opportunity in our collaborative Finance and Technology Department.  To be considered for this rewarding career opportunity, apply online at by the 10/21/2018 filing deadline!
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Under administrative direction of the Assistant Finance Director, plans, organizes and manages the activities and operations of the Treasury and Business License Division.  Oversees Citywide revenue collection, including tax and fee billing, delinquency processing and collection duties, as well as the City’s business license section, cashiering and the receipt of payment.  Trains, supervises, and evaluates the work of assigned staff.


  • Leads by example with uncompromising integrity and reliability
  • Displays broad experience in revenue collection and treasury operations
  • Demonstrates through actions a strong customer service work ethic
  • Has exemplary interpersonal and communication skills
  • Possesses strong management skills and works collaboratively at all levels of the organization
  • Is an experienced supervisor, with proven ability to effectively hire, train, coach and mentor, schedule and evaluate staff
  • Responds diplomatically and tactfully to the public while implementing City ordinances and following policy
  • Thrives in a fast-faced environment, handling multiple tasks simultaneously while making logical decisions and meeting changing priorities and deadlines
  • Demonstrates sound cash management experience in a government environment 
  • Continuously looks for ways to streamline and operate efficiently by embracing and implementing new ideas

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Plans, organizes, controls, and manages the Treasury and Business License Division.  Oversees the accounting activities for the investment portfolio, all debt instruments, and all cash account reconciliations.
Ensures financial compliance with City ordinance requirements for various programs, including, but not limited to, the short-term vacation rental program, mobile home rent review, transient occupancy tax, massage establishments, adult entertainment, alcohol permit fees, and clean water permit fees.
Manages and oversees Citywide revenue collection, forecasting, and analysis, including invoicing for City services and review of delinquent accounts through collection efforts. Coordinates with the City Attorney’s office to prepare collection cases for small-claims court.
Manages and oversees the utility billing program, including initiation and termination of customer accounts, delinquency processing, and collections.  Recommends lien attachments on delinquent accounts.  Oversees the cashiering function for City cash receipts and payments.
Implements and monitors long-term plans, goals and objectives focused on achieving the division’s mission and priorities.  Supervises the development, implementation and evaluation of plans, policies, work processes, systems and procedures to achieve annual goals, objectives and work standards.
Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the performance of assigned staff.  Establishes performance requirements and personal development targets.  Regularly monitors performance and provides coaching for performance improvement and development.  Recommends compensation and provides other rewards to recognize performance.  Recommends and coordinates training.  Recommends disciplinary action, up to and including termination, to address performance deficiencies, in accordance with the City’s Personnel Rules and Regulations.
Prepares and administers the division budget, recommending adjustments as necessary.  Participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies.  Monitors and approves expenditures and implements adjustments.
Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommends, within departmental policy, appropriate services and staffing levels.
Interacts with the public on a frequent basis.  Provides leadership and works with staff to ensure a high performance, customer service-oriented work environment that supports achieving the department’s and the City’s mission, objectives and values.
Reviews contracts involving revenue to the City to ensure compliance with banking requirements and maximized efficiency.
Maintains current knowledge of new trends and innovations in the field of revenue collections and customer service.  Attends and participates in professional group meetings and professional development activities.
Performs other duties as assigned.

License:  Depending on assignment, possession of a valid Class C driver's license may be required.

A combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or a related field, and five years of increasingly responsible revenue collection/treasury and customer service experience in a governmental agency, including two years of supervisory responsibility.

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Submit a City application and supplemental questionnaire by the filing deadline. The preferred method of application is online and you are highly encouraged to apply at If you are unable to apply electronically, you may request paper application materials by calling (805) 654-7853 during regular business hours. Paper applications can be FAXed to (805) 648-4467, or mailed, or hand delivered to City Hall at: 501 Poli Street, Room 210; Ventura, CA 93002. If you FAX, it is highly recommended that you also send the original documents. The Eligibility List established may be used to fill other regular and temporary vacancies at the discretion of the City.
Once your application has been submitted, all future correspondence from the City will be via e-mail. Please keep your contact information up-to-date and ensure that your email spam filter allows you to receive messages from You may also view notices send to you by the City in the "My Applications" tab at
Department Selection Interview
A select number of candidates will be invited to a department selection interview being held in November 2018, date to be determined.