Finance Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
Cambria Community Services District Finance Department
Location of position: 
Cambria, CA
$107,902- $131,156, annually
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Closing Date: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018
Job Description: 

Finance Manager $107,902- $131,156, annually

Final Filling Deadline: Open until filled

The Cambria Community Services District, located on the beautiful central coast of California approximately five miles south of Hearst Castle and 15 miles north of Morro Bay, seeks qualified and highly motivated individuals with a strong work ethic to fill the position of Finance Manager.

The Cambria Community Services District serves a population of approximately 6500 and Cambria is considered one of the most desirable places to live in California. Within thirty minutes of San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles, Cambria offers a quality of life that provides unlimited outdoor amenities, rugged coastlines, rolling hills, clean air and a Mediterranean climate. Cambria offers excellent schools and a work environment that fosters teamwork, collaborative thinking and a sense of community.

The Cambria Community Services District also offers Medical, Dental, Vacation, Sick Leave and paid Holidays. The Cambria Community Services District offers a modified work schedule of 9/80 with every other Friday off.

The District provides PERS 2% @ 60 retirement plan for covered employees who are “classic” members hired on or after October 1, 2012, including the 36 highest consecutive months’ final compensation, and the employee shall pay one hundred percent (100%) of the employee paid member contribution, through a payroll deduction. For full benefit information please contact the Human Resources department at (805) 927-62235 or visit

As defined under the Public Employee Pension Reform Act (PEPRA), miscellaneous “non-classic” employees (aka new members) hired after January 1, 2013 shall be covered under the CalPERS 2% at 62 retirement benefit, including the 36 highest consecutive months’ final compensation, and the employee shall pay one hundred percent (100%) of the employee paid member contribution, through a payroll deduction. Eligibility for other benefits provided to “non-classic employees” under this position through CalPERS (as stated above) shall be determined by the provisions of PEPRA for “non-classic employees” aka new members.

Under direction of the Administrative Services Officer/District Clerk, the Finance Manager plans, directs, manages and oversees the activities and operations of the Finance department, including but not limited to: developing and implementing efficient and effective financial policies, plans and reporting systems to ensure the CCSD’s long-term fiscal health; leads activities within the Finance department, including accounting and revenue management, budget development and implementation, internal and external audits, cost accounting programs, investment management, debt financing activities, banking services, revenue forecasting and customer service activities, utility billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, benefits administration, cash receipts and purchasing; uses the CCSD’s information technology resources to improve customer services and staff productivity; plans, supervises and reviews the work of professional, technical and finance support staff; performs complex and difficult fiscal analyses, coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; provides quality service to all internal and external Finance department customers; performs related work as assigned. To review the full position description, please visit

Education and Experience: Successful candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance business administration or a closely related field and management experience as the department director, assistant manager, or administrative officer level in communities and or companies of comparable size and complexity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. At least five years of professional finance experience, including three years at an administrative, supervisory, or management level, preferably in a governmental or public agency setting. A Master’s degree in a related field and/or certification as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California is highly desirable.

Must posses a valid California class C driver’s license and maintain a satisfactory driving record.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact the Cambria Community Services District Administrative Department at 805-927-6223 and request an application or go to for additional information. A CCSD employment application must be completed in its entirety, which includes answering all the questions on the application, an original signature and proof of the education and experience qualifications. Copied applications will be accepted with a wet signature. If a question on the CCSD employment application doesn’t pertain to the applicant, please write N/A. Do not leave any questions unanswered. For the full position description, please visit If the CCSD application is incomplete and/or proof of education and experience qualifications are not included, applicants will be disqualified. Applications are required to be submitted in a sealed envelope to the CCSD District Office Attention: Haley Dodson. No faxed or emailed applications will be accepted.

Tentative interviews will be scheduled for Wednesday, August 29, 2018.

Please be sure to prepare your calendar in the event you are selected to participate in the interview.