Join our Business and IT Services Division
The District is searching for an exceptional financial leader to serve as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) overseeing the Business and IT Services Division. The ideal candidate will have a background in private and public sector finance, purchasing and contracting processes, and information technology services, and have leadership experience and excellent communication skills. This opportunity offers an ability to make an impact on the organization and provides flexibility and a true work-life balance. This position will work with a wide range of teams, each of which play a vital role in our efforts to preserve our most valuable natural resources. Essential Functions Division Director Participates as a member of a dynamic executive team of professionals that manages programs and initiatives consistent with the District's annual budget, Strategic Plan and policy direction set by the Governing Board and the Executive Director. Serves as a liaison for the Division with executive, senior staff, the District Governing Board, legislators, state and local government entities and officials, community and civic organizations, interest groups and members of the public as directed. Directs and oversees division staff activities; participates in selecting, rewarding, evaluating and developing direct and indirect reports; and makes decisions regarding disciplinary and discharge actions. This position has three direct reports and division staff total 77. Oversees the development of the District budget which totals $198 million for the current fiscal year. Develops and administers the division budget for two bureaus and the Procurement Services Office, including multiple departments. Develops and implements business metrics to support management decisions. Makes critical strategic decisions and resolves conflicts, problems or disputes within span of control. Makes presentations to internal groups, the District's Governing Board, external constituency groups and local, state or federal government organizations as required by the job or otherwise needed. Determines and formulates guidelines and provides overall direction for the work of the Business and IT Services Division. Implements new and innovative ideas to improve existing operations and processes, and to ensure excellent internal and external customer service. Actively participate in the District's overall emergency management efforts.
Required Credentials for Chief Financial Opportunities: A Bachelor's degree in finance, business, public administration or other related field Experience with and understanding of private and public sector finance Ten (10) years progressively responsible, related experience Three (3) years of Senior Management experience Specific licensure or certifications in one or more areas to be supervised Valid driver's license
Name: Marie Rutter