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Job Title: 

Finance Manager

Job Location: 
Salary Range: 
$93,176/ Annually
Full Job Description: 

Classification: EXEMPT

The Finance Manager performs highly responsible administrative and professional accounting work; supervises and provides professional and technical guidance to accounting staff; assists in the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report; researches and analyzes difficult and highly technical transactions; and maintains fiscal accountability for programs funded by grants and other methods. Incumbents exhibit a high level of expertise in terms of knowledge, skills and abilities.

Program Management

Serves as the Point of Contact for Housing and Housing Choice Voucher related matters

Direct and monitor the preparation of audit schedules and analyzes at year-end including the Financial Data Schedule (FDS) by program.

Prepare and/or Review and submit reports to HUD, management and regulatory agencies

Review and apply new or revised laws, regulations, and accounting standards

Assist with the preparation of the cost allocation plan

Acquire subject-matter expertise and facilitate groups in the area of work assigned

Essential Areas of Responsibility:

Agency Management
Program Managers share responsibilities for implementing Agency-wide objectives and directives through programs and practices which reflect the Vision Statement and the SHRA in-house cultural objectives. Program Managers are responsible for supporting a "one agency" perspective while acting as advocates for their work units. Program Managers support the Executive Team as they:

Implement organization-wide goals and cross department projects and objectives

Offer input and feedback to long range, strategic and budget planning processes

Maintain both a department and an organization-wide perspective when considering information, issues and challenges

Model the Agency's service orientation with all public, elected or funding agency representatives

Conduct business through cross department participation and review, two way communication and accountability

Operational Duties

Supervises, plans, assigns, monitors, evaluates and provides professional and technical guidance to accounting staff

Maintains professional competence

Reviews and applies new or revised laws, regulations, and accounting standards

Participates in the management team to plan, organize, direct, problem solve, and provide leadership to the staff in order to accomplish the objective of the department

Maintains high quality work products and professionalism

Assists in the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

Assists in the preparation of annual budget

Assists with the preparation of the cost allocation plan

Periodically attends evening meetings, including presentation of financial information and responses to governing board inquiries.

Staff Supervision
Model supervisory strategies and approaches that support Agency objectives in all aspects of staff communication and supervision. Supervisory duties include the responsibility to:

Provide new employee orientation and training

Direct professional, technical and clerical personnel

Ensure that assigned staff has appropriate equipment and knowledge of procedures for implementing the work objectives

Monitor and maintain the level of productivity in the unit or department

Assure quality of service to the internal and/or external customer base

Establish performance objectives and provide ongoing feedback

Write and conduct performance reviews that communicate both honest assessment and clear goals and objectives

Communicate management's position, Agency information and work changes to employees

Comply with Agency policies and practices when acting on or reviewing personnel-related issues including, but not limited to: staff selection, time off requests , overtime requests, employee complaints and concerns, and termination

Education & Experience:

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, business administration or closely related field.

Specialised training in municipal or governmental accounting is preferred.

CPA or MBA is a plus.


Four years of increasingly responsible accounting or financial auditing experience, with at least two years of the required experience in a supervisory or managerial capacity.

Experience processing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, and Payroll are highly desirable.

Prior accounting experience with enterprise and government funds for a complex organization is a plus.

To Apply: 

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Date Posted: 
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 16, 2020
Posting Expiration Date: 
Saturday, November 28, 2020
Job Location Details: 
Downtown Sacramento, CA

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