Financial and Administrative Services Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
County of Santa Clara Finance Agency
Location of position: 
San Jose, CA
$126,255.84 – $161,823.97 Annually, DOE
Date Posted: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Closing Date: 
Friday, February 9, 2018
Job Description: 

The Finance Agency, through its three departments (Controller-Treasurer Department, Department of Tax and Collections, and Clerk-Recorder's Office), manages the County's financial systems and cash re-sources as well as the cash resources of school districts within the County. The agency's wide perspective and scope of responsibilities are shaped by the combined strength of its individual departments, each providing unique and highly specialized services.

The Controller-Treasurer Department maintains the financial integrity of the County by providing oversight of the County's fiscal management. The Controller-Treasurer advises the Director of the Finance Agency, County management, and the Board of Supervisors regarding financial matters. The Department prides itself in delivering excellent service to all County departments, other governmental agencies, and the general public.

The Financial and Administrative Services Manager an Executive Management position that reports directly to the Director, Finance Agency and is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating through subordinate managers the financial and administrative functions of the Finance Agency. The position is responsible for all financial, budgetary, human resources, facilities, and general administrative functions of the Agency.

Performance of the typical responsibilities requires familiarity with a broad range of programmatic activities and in depth knowledge of County government.

Excellent communication skills, ability to work across department lines, and ability to coordinate and possibly lead inter-departmental projects which have county-wide impact are highly desirable characteristics to be successful in this position.

A qualified candidate would typically acquire the necessary knowledge and abilities through education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Public Administration with an emphasis in accounting or a closely related field, and five (5) years current administrative/managerial experience directing a complex financial operation.

All qualified applications will be subject to a preliminary competitive rating to identify those candidates to be invited to the oral interview process. It is critical for applicants to submit an online application, resume, and responses to the supplemental questionnaire.

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