The City of Pittsburg is seeking experienced, professional candidates for its Deputy Finance Director position. The ideal candidate will be responsible for guiding the finance team as it continues and improves its award-winning financial reporting and support of City departments. Starting salary range is $$48,391 to $84,186 annually depending on qualifications.
The City operating budget for the 2019 fiscal year totals $54,078,803. Our City staff of approximately 300 employees provides a variety of services to nearly 25,000 residents including utilities, recreation, library, entertainment, fire and public safety.
The successful candidate will be a dependable and dedicated leader who exhibits and supports a high standard of ethics and demonstrates superior customer service and teamwork. An excellent communicator with exceptional analytical skills, the ideal candidate will have the ability to deliver clear and concise presentations and be able to explain complex topics to a department leaders and a broad constituency.
Ideally, the Deputy Director must be well organized, results driven and possess a strong understanding of the fundamentals and trends of both budget, accounting and auditing within a municipal setting. Ideal candidates must have recent experience in fiscal and policy analysis, strategic planning, budget development and forecasting, citizen engagement, and working in a collaborative environment. A thorough background in utilities, rate setting, and cost allocation is preferred.
In this role, the Deputy Director must be technically savvy and a solutions-oriented critical thinker. The successful candidate should have the highest level of personal and professional integrity.