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Finance Director

Organization: City of Lincoln
Date Posted: 1/11/2019
Date Needed: 1/11/2019
City: Lincoln
Location: California
Country: United States
Primary Category: CFO/Finance Director
Salary: $143,855.00 yearly
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Description & Details

The City of Lincoln invites your interest in the position of Finance Director.  Lincoln is located at the edge of Northern California’s foothills, 27 miles northeast of California’s State Capital, Sacramento. With a 2016 population of 47,187 Lincoln was one of the fastest growing cities in the country from 2000 to 2007, yet has managed to maintain the small town charm that has made it such a desired location to live, work and play.

The Finance Director is responsible for the operations and services of the Finance and Administrative Services Department, which includes: accounting, budgeting, accounts payable, cash management, payroll, utility billing, purchasing, information technology support services and central services activities. The Department provides key internal services across the organization to all departments, employees and our external customers. This integration of key administrative functions is designed to reduce overhead costs, increase efficiency in local governmental operations, and provide effective customer service. The City is currently undertaking an effort to align business practices with generally acceptable accounting principles. Additionally, the City is currently undertaking an effort to address findings that were presented in the annual financial audit for fiscal year 17/18. This position will coordinate activities with other City officials, departments, outside agencies, and organizations and provide responsible and complex staff support to the City Council and City Manager.

The salary range is $107,347 to $143,855 annually; dependent upon qualifications.  The City of Lincoln offers a benefits package to add value to your work-life balance and give you options when planning for your future, including retirement, health, paid-time off and more.

Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in finance, accounting, business or public administration or a related field, five (5) years of increasingly responsible work experience in the governmental financial management and fund management; three (3) years in a responsible management capacity; and a valid California Class C Driver’s license.  A Master’s degree in finance or CPA license and experience with bond financing is desirable.

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