Chief Financial Officer – Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)

Client: Southern California Association of Governments
(Los Angeles, California)
Position: Chief Financial Officer
Closing Date: Apply Immediately

Additional Information: 


The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is looking for its next Chief Financial Officer (CFO) due to the retirement of its tenured incumbent. As a member of the executive leadership team, the CFO is a critical advisor to the Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, and Regional Council on developing financial resiliency to meet the business needs and strategic goals of SCAG. This at-will position, under general administrative direction of the COO, is responsible for planning, directing, managing, and overseeing the activities and operations of the Finance Division, comprised of 22 staff (including 3 managers) in the Accounting, Contracts Administration, and Budget and Grants Departments.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in financial management including 5 years of management experience. Experience in public sector is preferred. A Master’s degree is desirable. While a CPA license is not required it is desirable. The annual salary range for the CFO position is $213,866 to $278,054 and will be based on qualifications and experience. SCAG offers a competitive benefits program including CalPERS retirement.

Interested candidates should apply immediately for optimal consideration by submitting a comprehensive résumé and compelling cover letter via email to: Review of applicants will be upon receipt and is expected to be underway by July 31, 2020. This position is open until filled. Confidential inquiries should be directed to Ms. Heather Renschler or Mr. Fred Wilson, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900 or request an appointment to discuss further by contacting