Midway City Sanitary District has an exciting job opportunity and looking for the Director of Finance and Human Resources to join our team! The Director classification oversees, directs, and participates in all activities of the Finance & Human Resources Department. This class aids the General Manager in a variety of administrative, coordinative, analytical, and liaison capacities. Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public policy and municipal functions and activities, including the role of an elected District Board and the ability to develop, oversee, and implement projects and programs in a variety of areas. Responsibilities include coordinating the activities of the Department with those of other departments and outside agencies and managing and overseeing the complex and varied functions of the department. Incumbents perform a broad range of detailed, administrative, and technical support activities and are expected to know technical and specialized rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and activities related to the District’s financial and human resource activities. The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing departmental planning and operational goals and objectives and for furthering District goals and objectives within general policy guidelines.
Under administrative direction, performs and supervises the fiscal operations and activities of the District, including budgeting, financial transaction processing, record-keeping and reporting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and investments. Performs human resource activities including recruitment, performance management, employee relations programs, compensation and benefits administration, classification analysis and training; conducts new employee orientation; and responds to questions and inquiries from employees and management staff. Coordinates assigned activities with other departments, officials, outside agencies, and the public; fosters cooperative working relationships among departments and with intergovernmental and regulatory agencies and various public and private groups; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the General Manager and Board of Directors in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required.
This is a classification that receives administrative direction from the General Manager. The work provides for a wide variety of independent decision-making, within legal and general policy and regulatory guidelines. Exercises direct supervision over assigned technical and administrative support staff.
Education, Certifications and Experience
A combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
A Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or Public Administration, and seven years of professional public sector accounting and finance experience, including at least three years of responsible management and supervisory level experience.
A CPA license or Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration is highly desirable.
License and Certification:
A valid California class C driver's license with satisfactory driving record and automobile insurance is required for the operation of a personal or City vehicle.