County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Health Services Chief Financial Officer

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on February 9, 2019

Health Services Chief Financial Officer

$8,585 - $10,435/Annually

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Academic coursework which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, coursework in public administration, business administration, management, accounting, statistics, human resources or closely related courses would provide such an opportunity.

Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in business or public administration, management, accounting is highly desirable. Possession of a Masters Degree in the above mentioned fields is helpful.

Experience: Normally, four years of progressively responsible experience in a professional, administrative, fiscal or human resources staff position, including at least one year of experience supervising professional, administrative or technical staff would provide such an opportunity.

License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of: principles and practices relating to modern budget, contract, program and systems management; the operations and functions of county government, including principles and practices of administration; the laws, regulations, sources of funds, funding formula and reimbursement claims mechanisms governing State and Federal programs; the principles and methods of supervision and management, including work planning, analysis, and organization; selection and evaluation of employees, and their training and development; research methodology, report writing and basic statistics, and their application; management practices and techniques utilized to develop, control and evaluate services; financial planning as relevant to financing capital projects, major fixed assets and public sector services.

Considerable knowledge of: contract preparation, negotiations and administration; the search techniques utilized in securing information about regulations and legislation; the capabilities and standard application of office automation to staff and administrative functions.

Working knowledge of: group dynamics as it relates to public organizations; written and oral communications, including language mechanics, syntax and English composition.

Ability to: develop alternative solutions to administrative and management problems and situations, including budgets, human resources issues, program systems and procedures; prepare and supervise the preparation of budgets, grant applications, service contracts and complex narrative or statistical reports; determine opportunities for improvement in fiscal and service delivery methods; plan and organize research and statistical work relating to the various aspects of administration, budget and general management issues; understand, interpret and apply rules, regulations, ordinances, and federal, state and local legislation; effectively communicate orally and in writing, and present conclusions before a variety of boards, commissions, groups, other agencies and businesses and the public; effectively plan, organize, supervise, and evaluate the work of professional, technical and office support staff directly or through subordinate supervisors; establish and maintain effective working relationships with county management personnel, employees, and the public in carrying out sound management policies; perform data collection, interpretation and evaluation pertaining to administrative, fiscal and management matters; persuade, rationalize, and project consequences of decisions and/or recommendations; develop and supervise complex record keeping and reporting systems.