Director of Fiscal & Administrative Services

County of Ventura
Until Filled

Director of Fiscal and Administrative Services
County of Ventura, California                 
Salary: $122,048.22 - $170,867.50 Annually, plus benefits

Ventura County is located on California's "Gold Coast," approximately 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 20 miles southeast of Santa Barbara. Residents enjoy rolling hills and sweeping ocean views in a nearly perfect Mediterranean climate with an average annual temperature of 74 degrees. The beauty and weather combined with a wonderful quality of life are among the many reasons our residents choose to call Ventura County "home."’

The Director of Administrative and Fiscal Services will support the Information Technology Services Department (ITSD), which provides support in the operation of enterprise and departmental information technology systems; development and maintenance of application systems and technical networks; operation and maintenance of radio, microwave, telephone and data communication systems in support of the County’s more than approximately 8,900 employees.

Under the administrative direction of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Director of Fiscal and Administrative Services will oversee and manage key functions of the ITSD administration and fiscal divisions including, budget development for all divisions of ITSD; rate development for an Internal Service Fund (ISF) environment; department payroll; IT invoice processing; technology and consulting contracts; and directly managing approximately ten (10) non-technical staff.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills with formal training in public sector finance, including budgets, revenue, cash flow statements, and capital asset planning and depreciation. They will have significant experience managing government fiscal operations including budget and rate development. The successful candidate will show exemplary leadership skills required to develop, coach, empower, motivate, and manage staff. Impressive interpersonal and communication skills, including presenting information to executive leadership for decision-making. They will have experience in project management, implementation of policies, procedures, and processes in support of strategic plans, and fiscal responsibility. 
Any combination of education and experience which would demonstrate possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of qualifying education and experience is the possession of a bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Public Administration, or related field AND five (5) years of recent progressively responsible experience in administration, finance or accounting, which as at least four(4) years supervising professional level staff.

A Master's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field.
Seven (7) years of recent experience in public sector finance, including budgets, revenue, and cash flow statements

To learn more about this exciting opportunity you may click on this online brochure:
To APPLY for this exceptional career opportunity, please send a resume, cover letter and answers to the supplemental questions.
Submit in one of the following ways:
  • Submit an on-line application and attachments (resume and cover letter) at
  • E-mail to;
  • Mail a hard copy of your current resume and cover letter to: Shannon Antunez, County of Ventura Human Resources, 1957-A Eastman Ave, Ventura, CA 93003
Resumes, cover letters and responses to the supplemental questions will be screened based on the criteria outlined in this job bulletin.

For further information about this recruitment and to apply online, visit our website at   For additional inquiries, contact Shannon Antunez by e-mail at or by telephone at (805) 654-5014.

First Review of Resumes: Monday, May 17, 2021

FILING DEADLINE:  This recruitment accepts resumes on a continuous basis until sufficient qualified resumes are received to meet business needs.  Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  

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