Under direction from the City Manager, plan, direct, manage, supervise, oversee and participate in the activities and operations of the Finance Department to include the Purchasing and Information Technology operation; Grant administration, accounts payable, accounts receivable/cash receipts, payroll, and Business Licensing; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Manager in a variety of areas. Licenses and Certifications: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license and satisfactory driving record. Possession of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license preferred. Experience and Education: Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Minimum of five years of increasingly responsible related experience, i.e., Municipal Finance (required) and Human Resources, Risk Management, and employee benefits. Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration or a directly related field. Master's degree preferred. Special Requirements: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license and good driving record. Human Resources knowledge and experience desirable.