Director of Finance

City of Downey, CA
Published
November 23, 2022
Location
Downey, CA
Job Type
 

Description

ABOUT THE POSITION

The City of Downey is a dynamic and diverse community located in the heart of Los Angeles County. Situated only ten miles from the stunning Pacific Coast and 12 miles from downtown Los Angeles, Downey is home to 33,433 households accommodating a population of 113,000.

Downey residents enjoy nationally recognized schools, numerous well-kept parks, and various amenities, including a regional mall, excellent medical centers, major shopping and business centers, Downey Theater, Downey City Library and the Columbia Memorial Space Center.

The Director of Finance will oversee a staff of 16. The Finance division provides management of Downey's financial operations in accordance with established fiscal policies, ranging from payroll, accounting, budgeting, purchasing, business license and utility billing, and various contracts including the Ride Share program. The position develops and implements financial strategies for the City, including budgeting and capital planning, preparation of the City's annual financial report(s), long-range financial forecasting, debt and revenue management, asset liability management, and cash and investment management. The staff in Downey have a history of clean audits and maintaining strong reserves at 35%. Information Technology is managed by a City IT Manager who oversees a successful contract with a private vendor.

Apply immediately, this recruitment will close once a suitably strong pool of candidates has been established. This recruitment will be handled with strict confidentiality. References will not be contacted until mutual interest has been established.

Confidential inquiries are recommended to Julie Baca or Greg Nelson (915) 550-4100 before submission of materials.

Interested candidates should submit a comprehensive resume and compelling cover letter online at Mosaic CareersClosing Date/Time:

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