City of Placentia
Director of Finance
Incorporated in 1926, Placentia has grown to 51,727 residents. Operating as a Charter City since 1965, Placentia is governed by a five-member City Council. The City operates as a Council-Manager form of government which provides the policy-making leadership of a City Council with the administrative oversight of a City Administrator. The City has 122 full time staff, including a Finance Department of 7 full time staff. Placentia is a full-service city which includes its own Police Department and a contract with the Orange County Fire Authority.
The ideal candidate subscribes to the philosophy of continuous improvement, has tremendous initiative and drive, and demonstrates the highest-level character and ethical standards; Master’s degree/CPA or equivalent highly desirable in public administration, business, accounting or finance from an accredited college or university. A minimum eight (8) years of progressively responsible management experience in finance, accounting, and budgeting in a comparable size organization; including at least three (3) years in a supervisory capacity. The current annual salary range is $133,666-$162,472, increasing to $147,681-$179,507 effective
July 2020. The actual starting salary will be at the discretion of the City Administrator based upon qualifications.
Filing Deadline is April 3, 2020. To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a compelling cover letter, and resume that reflects your scope of responsibility and significant accomplishments to firstname.lastname@example.org
. For more information about this position, follow this link to see our Director of Finance Brochure
If you have questions about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Bob Hall at (714) 309-9104.