Job Opportunity

Chief of Fiscal Services
Santa Cruz County

Date Posted:

February 14, 2018


$8,906 – 11,913/ Month


THE JOB: Under general direction, the Chief of Fiscal Services will develop fiscal policies and plans for implementation; direct the fiscal planning, control, audit and accounting programs to be implemented by the Administrative Services Manager, and other subordinate fiscal positions, develop time lines and coordinate the financial portion of the budget; design, coordinate and maintain fiscal, cost accounting, contract administration, billing and grant accounting systems and procedures to assure the quality and technical accuracy of all fiscal programs; prepare the most complex and technical financial reports; determine fiscal data processing needs of the agency; oversee and train agency personnel in the use of computerized accounting systems; and perform other duties as required. The ideal candidate will have experience in Behavioral Health budgets. The eligible list established will be used to fill the current vacancy and other vacancies that become available in Public Works and Human Services Departments, during the life of the list.


THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Five years of increasingly responsible professional level complex accounting, auditing and budget experience which must have included at least one year as a fiscal manager or supervisor. CPA is desirable.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Background Investigation: Fingerprinting is required. Other Special Requirements: Availability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

How to Apply:

Apply online at or mail/bring an application and supplemental questionnaire to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date.

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