The City of Costa Mesa is recruiting for a highly experienced professional to serve as Budget and Purchasing Manager for the City’s $145.8 million operating budget and $13.8 million capital budget as well as oversee the City’s purchasing division. Reporting to the Finance Director, the Budget and Purchasing Manager leads a six-person team with a fiscal year 2020-2021 departmental operating budget of $4.4 million. The Budget and Purchasing Manager provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Finance Director and provides critical input on budget and purchasing issues to City officials, executive management, and all City departments.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or other relevant discipline. A Master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of 5 years of responsible professional level governmental financial management, accounting, budgeting, purchasing, or auditing experience is required. Professional budgeting and/ or purchasing experience in a municipal setting is preferred. Previous supervisory experience is also preferred.
The annual salary for the Budget and Purchasing Manager is up to $150,972 DOQ. The City offers an attractive benefits package, including CalPERS retirement.
This position is open until filled. Interested candidates should apply immediately by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and five professional references via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Mr. Fred Wilson, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900 or (714) 421-3258.