As the Chief Financial Officer for the District, the Finance Director formulates fiscal plans and policies in support of the District's goals and program directions, and maintains administrative support systems to provide management information on District performance against its financial plan. Directs the work of division staff members.
HOW TO APPLY: If interested, please submit a District Employment Application, Resume, Application Addendum, and a DMV print out (resume’s not accepted in place of a District Application) to the Personnel Office located at the Riverlakes Administrative Complex, 3825 Riverlakes Dr, Bakersfield, CA, 93312, by Friday, November 30, 2018
Visit www.norfun.org to download the job flyer, District Application, and Addendum or contact the Personnel Office at (661) 392-2000.
Equivalent to a BA degree in business or finance with a concentration in accounting and 4 years of progressively responsible experience in finance, accounting, and budgeting to include two years supervisory experience. Strong computer skills; and familiar with employee benefit and pension administration and regulatory reporting helpful. OR, have any combination of training and experience that would provide the knowledge and skills to successfully perform the essential duties of this position.
Knowledge of operation of a financial and data processing system; generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); budgeting and treasury management; purchasing practices and procedures; management and supervision; public administration or business principles and practices; financial management information systems; related computer applications.
Ability to effectively supervise the flow of work and the systematic keeping of complete and accurate records; analyze and verify financial records and documents; prepare comprehensive financial reports; collect, evaluate and interpret varied information and data; prepare clear, concise and complete narrative and statistical reports and other written materials; evaluate alternatives and reach sound conclusions; exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines; interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and procedures such as Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements; plan, direct and evaluate the work of staff; coordinate multiple projects and meet critical deadlines; maintain effective working relationships; use Microsoft Office and other finance/accounting related software. Must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions; can get along with co-workers or peers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; perform work activities requiring negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to criticism from a supervisor.
Additional Salary Information: Exempt Full Time
About North of the River Recreation and Park District
North of the River Recreation and Park District is a Special District operating under Section 5780 of the California State Code. North of the River Recreation and Park District plans, organizes and conducts a wide variety of park and recreation programs within the designated NOR boundaries. NOR is 215 square miles in size, has a population of 125,000 residents, and encompasses six school districts. Included within our service boundaries are 24 park sites totaling 269.8 developed acres. The major sources of revenues for NOR are property taxes, program fees and grants.