Chief Financial Officer
County of Ventura, CA

County of Ventura is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO assumes overall responsibility for the County’s fiscal operations and manages the Countywide budget process including compilation, balancing and issuance of the Preliminary Budget for the annual budget hearings. The CFO reviews all budget materials prepared by County agencies and departments, advises the CEO and recommends the County Budget to the Board of Supervisors. The CFO also performs fiscal impact analysis and long-range studies, is responsible for the overall management of the County long-term and short-term debt planning, analysis, issuance and administration including determining borrowing needs, evaluating financial options, and responding to inquiries from rating agencies, investors, and the public. The CFO will produce the multi-year financial forecast to emphasize the importance of long-term planning and demonstrates the long-term impacts of current financial decisions; provides estimates, projections and analysis of General Fund General Purpose Revenue; coordinates and compiles County wide rates and fees and represents the CEO on various committees. This is an outstanding opportunity for a seasoned professional with a substantial record of financial management experience overseeing work including budget development and analysis, fiscal forecasting, financial and workload monitoring, cost accounting, reimbursement, funding programs, and fiscal systems. While such experience may be gained in a local government environment, experience gained in other public or private environments may also be of great value.

Location: Ventura, California
Salary: $210,088 - $308,860
Final filing date: February 26, 2024

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.