Deadline to Apply: October 21, 2019 by 11:59 PM PST
The Sacramento Suburban Water District (SSWD) is seeking qualified candidates for Director of Finance and Administration. We are looking for people-focused leaders with a passion and commitment to service. Join our team and help us build a people-focused organization! The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for executive direction, strategic leadership, and management of the Finance and Administrative Services Department, which includes finance, investing, debt, accounting, treasury, payroll, information technology, customer service, and support for the Board of Directors.
The Director of Finance and Administration secures financing from a variety of sources; optimizes debt financing; presents financial plans to the District Board; directs the development, preparation, and presentation of financial reports; provides advice and consultation on the development of District financial resources; and maintains the financial stability of the District in order to continue to provide services.
This executive position oversees the work of the Department in the areas of finance, procurement, payroll, and information systems including preparation of the District’s operational and capital improvements budgets, financial statements, and the annual audit.
This position will direct and support the preparation of financial statements, annual budgets, reviews and recommends rate and fee schedules. The position will also develop and enforce internal controls and sound financial policy recommendations, direct and ensure timely and accurate fiscal and administrative reporting, and coordinate with external auditors to assure timely and accurate reporting.
Has a strong ethical framework and strives to uphold the public trust while improving accountability, service, and efficiency.
Is an experienced professional who will continue to move the District forward by providing clear direction to staff and by engaging and building relationships and managing the daily operations of an administrative services department including budget preparation and administration, audit requirements and guidelines, record keeping and documentation, sourcing and formulating priorities for funding resources, fiscal sustainability, and internal controls.
Has demonstrated experience with the fiscal operations and revenue needs of a highly regulated and process-driven operation, such as a water treatment plant or utility, and management of related project budgets and timelines, capital budgeting and forecasting, and strategic planning.
Is part of the executive leadership team, has demonstrated the ability to work strategically and collaboratively with the team members to implement and manage initiatives, plans, policies, and priorities.
Has the ability to mentor and develop staff, possesses exceptional management skills, and be able to delegate effectively while holding staff accountable.
Is an excellent communicator, possessing both written and oral communication skills, with an ability to understand and speak to the concerns of others.
Is highly adaptable, flexible, and politically astute in dealing with the changing expectations.
Education - A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Public Administration, or closely related field.
Experience - Eight (8) years of broad and extensive work experience with a public agency, or similar entity, performing financial management, accounting, and budgeting, including at least five (5) years in a management or supervisory capacity.
SALARY & BENEFITS
The salary range for this position is $108,049.20 – 154,356 annually. Highly competitive salary, plus a competitive benefits package including CalPERS retirement (2% @ 55 for Classic tier and 2% @ 62 under 2013 PEPRA) and employer-paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; voluntary deferred compensation and flexible benefit plans; educational reimbursement program; and paid vacation and holidays.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a “letter of interest” and a focused resume detailing their recent (within the past 10 years) experience and demonstrated career accomplishments relevant to this position along with their application and supplemental questionnaire.
Each candidate’s background will be evaluated on the basis of information submitted at the time of application and qualified candidates will participate in a preliminary phone interview. Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in a panel interview process. Only the names of the most-qualified candidates who pass the panel interview process will be submitted for consideration for final selection.
Neither Regional Government Services nor the District are responsible for failure of internet forms or email transmission in submitting your application. Candidates who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise RGS by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The SSWD is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: 2019-09 SSWD
About Sacramento Suburban Water District
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