Chief Financial Officer – North Marin Water District

Client: North Marin Water District
(Novato, California)
Position: Chief Financial Officer
Closing Date: Closed

Additional Information: 


An exciting career opportunity with North Marin Water District (office located in Novato, CA) awaits top tier candidates seeking to join a dedicated team in this picturesque location in Northern California. The position of Chief Financial Officer (officially titled “Auditor-Controller” per the County Water District Code) is an officer of the District and is hired by the Board of Directors, serving in an at-will capacity. On a day-to-day basis, the CFO works under the general administrative direction of the General Manager. Working with a great deal of autonomy, this is the top financial advisor of the District and is responsible for the supervision and direction of the general office, fiscal functions, accounting, risk management, human resource programs, consumer relations (meter reading, purchasing and warehousing, and consumer relations), and information technology (outsourced). This position oversees the full range of accounting functions for four independent entities (Novato Potable Water, West Marin Water, Oceana Marin Sewer, and Novato Recycled Water). The ideal candidate will be an individual that has both big picture vision and, at the same time, be able to establish credibility as a decisive, results-oriented, hands-on professional committed to excellence, independence, transparency, and fiscal accountability. Requires a Bachelor’s degree and five years of increasingly responsible business management experience including supervisory experience. CPA and/or MBA preferred. Salary range is $144,084 – $175,128 DOQ plus an array of benefits including CalPERS retirement.

Besides special district experience, working for a small or mid-size city with the full range of duties noted would be ideal.