Website City of Woodland
Local Government in Northern California
Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled
Posting Date: November 3, 2023 First review of applications: November 27, 2023
THE CITY OF WOODLAND INVITES YOUR APPLICATION FOR
FINANCE OFFICER – FULL TIME
The City of Woodland offers a competitive total compensation package including:
Starting income ranging from $10,185.17 to $12,999.14 per month based on skills and years of experience, with incremental pay increases.
Robust Retirement Program including CalPERS defined benefit pension plan, Retirement Health Savings Plan & 457 Deferred Comp plans with a 3% City match
Low-Cost & No-Cost Health Benefits, including choice of CalPERS Medical plans, and City-paid Dental Insurance, Vision insurance and Employee Assistance Program
Paid Training & Career Development, including City-paid Professional Growth Incentive, City-provided training, and professional advancement opportunities
Home-Life Balance, inclusive work environment and predictable work schedule, as well as paid holiday, vacation, sick and administrative leaves
To plan, organize and manage all fiscal operations of the City; provide a framework for financial planning and analysis to support the operation and management of all City departments and manage the Accounting and Purchasing Divisions. The purpose of this recruitment is to fill a current vacancy in the Finance Division of the Administrative Services Department, as well as establish an eligibility list for future vacancies.
The Ideal Candidate demonstrates interest in managing all aspects of accounting activities that includes payroll, bank reconciliations, and accounts payable/receives. Experience managing and developing budget is essential, as well as forecasting, and working with auditors to ensure timely audit reports. Prior Government accounting experience is a plus.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Plan, organize and manage the financial activities of the City, including accounting, treasury management, revenue and licensing, capital management, redevelopment finance, purchasing and related support services. Administer the City’s operating and capital budgets, analyze revenue sources/projections, expenditure patterns, services delivery alternatives and economic forecasts. Participate in investment strategies; identify debt financing needs and approve investment transactions; coordinate and conduct municipal and assessment district bond sales; and maintain all bond administration and accounting. Ensure compliance with legislative, regulatory and judicial mandates, regulations and professional standards, including internal control policies and procedures, cost allocation plans and financial audits. Oversee fiscal service delivery to various City Departments/Agencies, including maintenance of fiscal records, preparation of monthly/annual financial statements, development of budgets, and/or financial analysis and presentations to Council and Boards. Provide technical and professional advice and recommendations related to levels of service in the Department and other related matters; coordinate special studies on a variety of complex problems which require a high degree of technical competence and political awareness. Regular and consistent attendance.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Identify, establish and execute Department plans and policies. Participate in the implementation of department and inter-departmental systems, programs, or processes. Prepare and manage the preparation of various financial and statistical reports including investment reports to the City Council, state and federal reports, and expenditure and tax receipt reports. Oversee internal and external financial reporting and audit requirements. Oversee the City’s purchasing and warehousing program, including ensuring compliance by all City departments with purchasing requirements. Serve as City Treasurer; serve as Acting Director of Administrative Services as needed. Perform related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major work in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration, or a closely related field is required. A Master’s Degree in Public or Business Administration or related field is preferred.
Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in governmental and/or financial management including accounting, budgeting and financial analysis or closely related field, as well as at least two (2) years of responsible administrative/management experience in a supervisory capacity. Government experience is highly desirable.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid California Driver’s License, required upon hire.
Apply with a City of Woodland application online at www.calopps.org or by visiting the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 300 First Street, Woodland, CA 95695. This recruitment is Open Until Filled. First review of applications is scheduled for Monday, November 27, 2023. Supplemental questionnaire must be submitted with application by the final filing date to be considered. Résumés and cover letters are encouraged but will not be accepted in lieu of the application form. Postmarks will not be accepted.
Review Process: Based on the information provided in the application documents, the best qualified applicants will be invited for further examination. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical exam, oral interview or any combination thereof. Applicants will be required to take and pass a medical examination by a City of Woodland physician to ensure their physical suitability to perform the assigned duties.
If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least seven (7) days prior to the event.
Panel interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of December 4, 2023.
$10,185.17 – $12,999.14 per month
$4,700.85 – $5,999.60 bi-weekly
$58.76 – $75.00 per hour
Retirement: CalPERS Retirement system (2% @ 60 Formula for Classic CalPERS members and 2% @ 62 Formula for new CalPERS members). The City does not participate in social security
Deferred Comp: Choice of deferred compensation plans (Traditional and Roth)
City will match up to 3% of employee’s base salary
Medical: CalPERS Medical Insurance Plans, including HMOs & PPOs
City gives an allowance toward the cost of insurance
Maximum Family Allowance for 2024: $2,195.79/Month
Dental/Vision: City paid Delta Dental and VSP Vision Insurance
STD/LTD: City paid wage protection for short- and long-term disabilities
Life Insurance: City provides $50,000 life insurance policy
Voluntary Benefits: Voluntary Supplemental Life, Cancer, Accident Only, STD/LTD, and Critical Illness insurances, and Flexible Spending Accounts available
Vacation: 7 hours per month during first 3 years of service
Sick Leave: 8 hours per month
Administrative Leave: 96 hours of leave time given each fiscal year
Holidays: 12.5 paid holidays (including two floating holidays)
Bilingual Pay: $200 per month upon certification
Prof. Growth Incentive: $625 per year for additional educational or professional activities
The City of Woodland hires only U.S. citizens and individuals lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.
The City of Woodland is an Equal Opportunity Employer
To apply for this job please visit www.calopps.org.