Director of Finance

City of Pittsburg

Known as “The Gateway to the Delta,” Pittsburg is located in Contra Costa County on the southern shore of the Suisun Bay in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area and is part of the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta area. The City currently has a population of over 72,500 and is ideally located with easy access to the rest of the Bay Area.  Pittsburg has been a city in progress and promise for nearly a century and a half. Pittsburg is striding into the future, each day more prosperous than the one before.

The City of Pittsburg is seeking a highly experienced financial leader to help guide the City during a unique time of challenges and opportunities. Pittsburg, like all communities throughout the country, is facing a substantial impact from the Coronavirus and the new Director of Finance will be expected to provide a high level of strategic financial acumen and dynamic leadership skills to help the organization successfully meet those challenges. The new Director will report to the City Manager.  Additionally, the individual will direct all financial and budget duties, as well as risk management and information systems.

An active, engaged, and hands-on manager that provides mentorship and is committed to staff development is expected in this role. Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration or equivalent supplemented by four years of increasingly responsible experience in professional accounting preferably in a municipal government setting, of which at least two years is at a supervisory level. The salary range for this position is $151,296-$191,232 annually, DOQ. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by February 17, 2021.