Finance Director/CFO

City of Long Beach

Long Beach (pop 470,000) is located on the Pacific coast just south of Los Angeles and adjacent to Orange County, spanning more than 51 square miles.  The seventh-largest city in California and one of the most diverse in the nation, Long Beach is a full-service Charter City with 5,581 staff.  The Finance Department operates with support of 242 FTE.

The ideal candidate will be a collaborative municipal finance professional with the ability to manage a large, complex financial portfolio. This strategic leader will be an excellent communicator and thrive in a fast-paced team-oriented environment.  Knowledgeable in best practices, this finance professional will have broad experience streamlining processes and leading creative budget reduction strategies with a focus on community priorities.  Six years of progressively responsible finance experience supervising professional staff and a Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration or other relevant discipline is required.  A CPA or Master’s degree will be considered favorably.

The salary range for this position goes up to $231,750. Salary supplemented by competitive benefits.  Visit for info and to apply by midnight Monday, February 15, 2021.

Suzanne Mason ·  562.631.2500
Teri Black  ·  424.296.3111