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Job Title: 

Finance Manager

Job Location: 
Salary Range: 
$105,348.30 - $163,429.75 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.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of:

Generally accepted governmental accounting and auditing principles and practices (GAAP)

Principles of supervision, training, and performance management

Relevant State and Federal laws and regulations

PC hardware and software capabilities and accounting applications

Principles of financial administration, including budgeting, financial reporting, data processing and purchasing

Principles of governmental accounting as applied to complex funds of all types

Business office practices, procedures, methods and equipment

Federal entitlement programs like Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) are a plus.

Housing Authority operations and reporting requirements are a plus

 Skill in:

Preparation and documentation of complex accounting transactions

Multi-tasking and time management

Use of computers, computer applications, and accounting- related solutions

Identification and implementation of adequate internal controls

Accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll

Accounting for enterprise and governmental funds a plus

Previous Housing Authority experience a plus

 Ability to:

Analyze and interpret financial and accounting records

Prepare financial statements and reports according to GAAP

Design and install new and improved complex accounting and record keeping systems, both manual and computer-based

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and management throughout the Agency, and with external auditors

Plan, assign, and supervise the work of subordinates

Evaluate compliance with Federal, State and Local laws and regulations

Work independently and/or as a team member

Work in stressful situations and under strict deadlines

Communicate effectively in both oral and written form with Agency officials, representatives of outside agencies, and the public; prepare and present complex narrative and statistical reports, correspondence, and other written materials to both large and small groups

Prioritize workload efficiently, without direct instruction, to meet deadlines under changing conditions; coordinate multiple projects; make sound decisions under pressure

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

Work effectively with sensitive and confidential information in a political environment.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work



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

Specialized 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 with managing financials for tax credit properties.

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

As a condition of employment with SHRA, this employee will be required to complete a COVID-19 vaccination recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (including for emergency use) and provide proof of vaccination to the Human Resources Department prior to employment.   

To Apply: 

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Date Posted: 
Thursday, June 8, 2023
Application Deadline: 
Monday, July 31, 2023
Posting Expiration Date: 
Monday, August 7, 2023
Job Location Details: 
Sacramento, CA

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