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Chief Financial Officer
City of Oxnard

The City of Oxnard, CA is seeking a Chief Financial Officer.  The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a key financial strategist for the City and reports to and serves at the pleasure of the City Manager. The CFO is the leader and manager bringing stability and credibility to the Finance Department by enforcing sound financial policies and procedures, implementing best practices and internal controls, and providing clear, concise, and readily understood financial reports and projections. The ideal candidate will be a bold and inspiring leader, have high energy, and be a collaborative problem solver and team player. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are necessary to work well with staff, executive management, and City Council. The successful CFO will have the desire and confidence to work with new City leadership in a highly visible role to carry out the mission, vision, and needs of the City. The successful candidate will be committed to municipal transparency and accountability. This position will require flexibility, a willingness to exchange and encourage new ideas, and the ability to build consensus while helping to move the City in an exciting new and prosperous direction. The new Chief Financial Officer for the City of Oxnard may be seasoned, or an up and comer, in either a large or small organization. This individual may come from the private sector, but a CPA, Big 4 experience, and a background in the public sector are ideal.

Location: Oxnard, California
Salary: $165,000 - $200,000
Final filing date: October 10, 2018


Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.