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Deputy Director of Finance

Organization: City of Manteca
Date Posted: 8/8/2019
Date Needed: 8/8/2019
City: Manteca
Location: California
Country: United States
Primary Category: Admin/Budget/Financial
Salary: $11,707.00 monthly
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Description & Details

Under the direction of the Finance Director, plan, organize and direct various professional, technical, and administrative accounting and financial functions for the City; oversee and assist auditors in preparing the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR); plan, organize, coordinate, and participate in budget preparation and control activities, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.

Example of Duties:
Plan, organize and direct various professional, technical, and administrative accounting and financial functions for the City.

Oversee and assist auditors in preparing the CAFR; coordinate the timely review and completion of the final report; review and recommend revisions with auditors.

Coordinate department operating budgets; provide information, analysis for departments related to budget preparation activities and other fiscal issues.

Coordinate and compile City operating and capital budgets including cost estimates and analysis for debt service, utilities, insurance and personnel for the City's annual budget.

Plan and develop budget review meetings; participate in departmental budget review process; follow-up with all departments to assure accurate and timely data input; prepare preliminary and final budget documents for presentation to City Council.

Prepare or direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to assigned activities and personnel.

Consult with other departments to analyze and recommend action on various projects including contract amendments, capital facility upgrades, rate and fee structures, and other reports or projects as needed.

Prepare financial and budget related reports and analyses, perform special studies and complex analysis as required.

Serve as Financial Analyst to Redevelopment Agency; monitor accounting functions; prepare and submit various County and State reports

Communicate with and assist local, State and Federal auditors on City audits related to revenue received from various agencies; prepare records for annual audit.

Train and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.

Prepare or direct the preparation of the bank reconciliation for the general checking account, Workers Compensation account and other City bank accounts.

Operate a computer and other office equipment as assigned; drive a vehicle to various sites to conduct work.

Attend and conduct a variety of meetings as assigned.

Perform related duties as assigned.
Typical Qualifications:
Generally accepted accounting and auditing principles, practices and procedures.
Investment terminology and basic investment techniques.
Financial and statistical record-keeping techniques.
Budget preparation and control.
Oral and written communication skills.
Principles and practices of supervision and training.
Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Operation of a computer and assigned software.

Plan, organize and direct various professional, technical, and administrative accounting and financial functions for the City.
Oversee and assist auditors in preparing the CAFR.
Train and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.
Prepare financial statements, profit and loss statements and other technical financial reporting documents in accordance with organization policy and generally accepted accounting principles.
Analyze financial data and prepare reports, forecasts and recommendations.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Work independently with little direction.
Plan and organize work.
Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports.
Report to work every scheduled workday.
Supplemental Information:
Any combination equivalent to: bachelor's degree in accounting or related field and four years increasingly responsible accounting experience.


Office environment.

Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
Seeing to read a variety of materials.
Sitting for extended periods of time.

How to Apply / Contact

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, visit to fill out an application and upload your cover letter and resume.

Tentative Schedule:


Filing Deadline:  August 23, 2019

Preliminary Interviews:  September 4-5, 2019

Final Interviews:  September 11-12, 2019

Please do not hesitate to contact the Administrative Services Department at (209) 456-8700 or [email protected] if you have any questions regarding this position or the recruitment process.