Jul 01, 2024

Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

  • County of Sacramento
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • $144,740 - $159,585 yearly
Full time Admin-Clerical Finance

Job Description

There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class.



The Chief Financial and Administrative Officer position in this class manage, organize, and direct the financial planning activities of a Public Works Agency department. The financial planning activities are related to the development of capital projects, large maintenance and operations programs, rate and fee ordinances, budgets, and financial management systems of the department and any special districts that it supports. Positions in this class develop administrative and fiscal policies, practices, and procedures in response to changes in functions, programs or direction from governing boards. Positions in this class also provide the full range of administrative support services through management of an administrative, technical and clerical staff.


Knowledge of

  • Principles and practices of supervision to include team dynamics and team building, leadership, mentoring, etc.
  • Principles and practices of public administration, organization and management
  • Principles of accounting and financial management
  • Statistical methods
  • Principles and procedures of financing methods and budget preparation and control in a governmental setting
  • Public financing concepts, including instruments, the economic marketplace, financial advising and underwriting practices
  • Principles and practices of contract administration
  • Practical application of modern information technology to administrative and fiscal management tasks
  • Local, state, and Federal laws, regulations, and procedures affecting the financial management activities for which responsible


Ability to

  • Research, analyze, and make recommendations on administrative, management, and fiscal practices
  • Organize and direct the work of administrative, technical, and clerical staff
  • Perform complex budget analysis, preparation, and monitoring
  • Research, compile and analyze statistical and financial records and reports
  • Plan future financing
  • Write complex reports in a logical, comprehensive, and concise manner
  • Acquire subject matter expertise in the functions and activities of the department, including but not limited to laws, rules, regulations, procedures and technical operations
  • Effectively represent the department to other departments and/or agencies, and before public bodies
  • Make effective oral and written presentations of conclusions and recommendations
  • Analyze information technology software as it relates to municipal financing issues



Minimum Qualifications 

Either 1. Two years of full-time experience in the Sacramento County classes of Administrative Services Officer III and/or Senior Administrative Analyst.

Or 2. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor Degree or higher in business administration, public administration, accounting, finance, or economics.


Two years of supervisory experience over a financial or administrative office that would include functions such as financial planning; budget analysis, review, monitoring, and control; public financing and contract management; and/or analysis and development of financial and/or budgetary policies, procedures, special projects and/or programs.



All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Go to SacCountyJobs.net to apply.