Finance Director

City of San Bruno, CA

Finance Director
City of San Bruno, CA

Idyllically located only 12 miles south of San Francisco, the City of San Bruno is an ethnically and culturally diverse city with approximately 42,000 residents. The City maintains a small-town atmosphere and employs its own Police, Fire, Community Services, Public Works, Community and Economic Development, and Administration departments. The City’s 2020 - 2021 budget includes approximately 265 full-time equivalent employees, $49.4M in General Fund operating expenses, $4.9 million in General Fund capital improvement projects, and six recognized bargaining units. As adopted, the budget is balanced with 25% of funds additionally retained as an emergency reserve.
With a nine-person team and FY 20-21 operating budget of $2.37M, the Finance Department is comprised of multiple divisions including Financial Reporting and Accounting, Budgeting, Purchasing and General Administration; Accounts Payable; Accounts Receivable; and Revenue Services for utility billing.
The Finance Director must possess skills in leadership, communication, management, emotional intelligence, and technical knowledge to lead in a full-service, complex organization.  A Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, public administration, business administration, or a closely related field is required; Master’s degree is desirable. Annual salary range is $168,564 to $206,856; appointment DOQE.  CalPERS Retirement formula of 2.7% @ 55 (Classic) and outstanding benefits. The City of San Bruno does not participate in Social Security.

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Please do not hesitate to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes acknowledged with 2 business days.

Filing deadline:    November 23, 2020