The City of Solana Beach (Pop. 13,000) is seeking qualified applicants to serve as Finance Director/Treasurer of this lovely beachside community in dynamic northern San Diego County. The City of Solana Beach is in excellent shape financially. The City’s adopted budget for Fiscal Year 2022/2023 has a general fund budget of $22.9 million and a total operating budget of $26.9 million. The General Fund reserves include a combination of restricted, committed, assigned, and unassigned reserves. The Finance Department is responsible for managing Finance, Support Services, Risk Management, Asset Replacement, Facilities Replacement, and the administration of the Successor Agency to the former Solana Beach Redevelopment Agency. The City of Solana Beach is a dynamic community that has achieved notable results over the past several years due to a committed and involved City Council and a professional and competent City staff. The City of Solana Beach is looking for a candidate that will thrive in this environment and provide effective leadership to the Finance Department.
The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field.
Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant or possession of a master’s degree in closely related field, is highly desirable.
Eight years of progressively responsible professional level accounting experience, with minimum of five years of experience in municipal government at a management/supervisory level.
Interested candidates should Apply Immediately by submitting a comprehensive resume and compelling cover letter to email@example.com. This position is considered open until filled and will close once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received, with a first review of resumes anticipated for January 6, 2023. Electronic submittals are strongly preferred. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Dave Morgan, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900.