Thousand Oaks

Deputy Finance Director

Ventura County
$125,452.00-$188,179.00 Annually

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Human Resources, 2nd Floor Thousand Oaks, 91362


 The Deputy Finance Director will work closely with the Finance Director, division managers, and City management to provide a wide range of comprehensive services to the organization.  This position assists in the management and day-to-day operations of the Department and acts in the absence of the Finance Director.  The Deputy Finance Director directly supervises each of the division managers and directs the development, implementation, and evaluation of plans, policies, systems, and procedures to achieve Department priorities.


The incumbent is a key liaison between the Finance Department and other City departments, elected officials, residents, and other public and regulatory agencies.  This is a highly visible position in the City and is often called upon to resolve many issues brought forward by other departments.


First review of candidates is scheduled for Monday, February 25, 2019.

For additional information about the position, please review the recruitment brochure (job announcement URL)

Ideal Candidate

Qualities of the ideal Deputy Finance Director include:

  • Leadership and Managerial Courage
  • Strategic Thinker, Planner, and Innovator
  • Effective Communicator
  • Technical Skills & Professional Experience
  • Business Acumen
  • Team Builder


The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field.  Being a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or having a Master’s degree is highly desirable.


The position also requires seven years of progressively responsible professional finance experience, preferably in a governmental agency, including two years in a management or administrative capacity.


Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a Class C California driver’s license is required.


The City provides excellent benefits.

Information about City benefits can be located at

Special Instructions


First review of candidates is scheduled for Monday, February 25, 2019.


REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION - The City of Thousand Oaks makes reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities to participate in the selection process. If you wish to request an accommodation in order to participate in the selection process, you must inform the Human Resources Department in writing no later than the final filing date. Applicants requesting an accommodation should document the request including the type and extent of accommodations requested to participate in the selection process and/or perform the duties of the job for which applied.

Veteran’s Preference - In order to qualify for Veteran’s Preference a Form DD214, or other acceptable proof of service, must be submitted by the deadline date/time noted in the job announcement. Any veteran who has successfully completed all phases of a selection process for employment with the City shall be granted a final interview regardless of his or her ranking on the eligibility list, providing he/she meets the criteria for an eligible veteran.


The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

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