San Bernardino Superior Court
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Job Description

The San Bernardino Superior Court is recruiting a highly motivated and versatile finance professional to serve as its next Director of Financial Services (Director). The Director will be responsible for developing and monitoring court-wide financial controls, training and ensuring financial operations are in compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

The Director of Financial Services, working under the general direction of the Chief Deputy Court Executive Officer of Human Resources and Finance, is responsible for managing a wide range of financial programs for the Court including contracts and procurement, trust fund accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cost accounting, grant accounting, monitoring special revenue funds, administration of a collections program, revenue distribution, cash management, including,  cash flow projections, cash handling, special projects, and budget management and oversight for the entire court. Incumbents perform highly complex analyses and provide sound professional recommendations and assistance to court executive management, judicial officers and committees on strategic and long-term financial planning, budget development and policy formulation.

Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with Bachelor's Degree in business administration, finance or accounting and at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in complex financial, statistical and budgetary analyses, including two (2) years of supervisory experience. Additional financial training/professional certification or a master's degree may be substituted for experience for up to two years of experience.

Experience in a California court or other government agency is preferred. This opportunity is open to candidates both from California and across the nation, provided they have the right experience to be successful in the role.

The annual salary range for the Director of Financial Services is $162,031 to $190,882. The starting salary will be based upon qualifications and experience. It should be noted that this position has also been approved for a 3% cost of living adjustment (COLA) effective October 2024. Additionally, the SBSC offers a highly competitive benefits package, including SBCERA retirement. 

This is a confidential recruitment and will be handled accordingly throughout the various stages of the process. Interested candidates are requested to submit via email to apply@ralphandersen.com. First review of resumes will take place on Monday, January 15, 2024. Important to note, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply early in the process as this position may close earlier once a sufficient pool of highly qualified applicants are received. Electronic submission should include a cover letter and a comprehensive resume. References will not be required until mutual interest has been established. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Heather Renschler or Serena Wright-Black, Ralph Andersen & Associates, (916) 630-4900.