Nestled in the hills of Contra Costa County, framed by beautiful vistas of San Pablo Bay, sits the picturesque community of Hercules (estimated population 26,000). The City has taken the very best of its past and combined it with thoughtful planning for the future to create a place that offers a vibrant, interconnected, and emerging transit-oriented ‘new urban’ lifestyle to businesses and residents. The City of Hercules is seeking a proven leader with strong initiative and excellent interpersonal and team building skills to plan, organize, and direct the operations and activities of the Finance Department. The Finance Director is a member of the City’s Executive Team and reports directly to the City Manager. This is a hands-on position requiring strong technical skills in finance and accounting as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate will be a dependable team player, an effective problem solver, and experienced manager with the ability to provide vision and leadership to a dynamic, three-person team. The selected candidate will be someone with extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) requirements. Candidates who have demonstrated experience with Successor Agency, Redevelopment Dissolution, and ROP’s system will be highly valued. At a minimum, candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a closely related field, and have six (6) years of professional and supervisory experience, preferably with a local government agency. A CPA License and an accounting background is preferred. The top of the annual salary range for the incoming Finance Director is $181,452, DOQ.
The City of Hercules is an Equal Opportunity Employer.