Finance Director

City of Davis, CA

Located in Yolo County, twenty minutes from the state capitol and set between the coastal range to the west and towering Sierra Nevada Mountains to the east, the City of Davis (population nearly 69,000) is a classic college town known for its desirable quality of life, excellent K-12 schools, a small-town atmosphere, and an emphasis on parks and open spaces. The City of Davis is seeking a highly experienced, tech-savvy candidate for this position who has the strength of character and depth of knowledge to inspire and lead the Finance Division’s talented, dedicated staff. Qualified candidates must possess equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, business administration, finance, public administration or a related field; a master’s degree in accounting, business, finance, or public administration is preferred; six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal government, including four (4) years of administrative and management responsibility.  The annual salary range for the incoming Finance Director is $129,189.36 - $157,030.56; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Ms. Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080. Filing Deadline: January 2, 2020.

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