City of Milpitas
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Finance Manager
Finance Department – Fiscal Services Division
City of Milpitas, California 
Annual Salary: $126,243 - $176,741 DOE/DOQ
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The City of Milpitas is seeking an innovative, strategic, and customer focused Finance Manager to lead and continue to evolve the critical functions of Fiscal Services Division within the Finance Department. This hands-on leader will oversee nine staff, with four direct reports, and an approximate Fiscal Services budget of $2.2 million, while reporting to the Assistant Finance Director. This exciting role is a result of the City’s long-standing commitment to staff empowerment, professional growth and development, and succession planning within the organization. The Finance Manager will also be responsible for managing and mentoring staff and the administration of essential financial services and revenue collection via income generation from transient occupancy tax, business licenses, utility billings, etc. With an eye to the future, the successful candidate will be a strategic leader and collaborator who can enhance customer service, streamline processes, and apply value-added technology solutions. Apply today to join a city with strong values, superior customer service, open communication, and integrity!



The ideal candidate will be a hands-on leader who brings exceptional technical fiscal skills and a collaborative, customer focused mindset to the role. They will ideally have a background in a municipal financial government, and/or utility billing environment. They will also be eager to problem solve and overcome challenges that come their way. The successful candidate will embrace innovation while enthusiastically working toward accomplishing Citywide goals and objectives. They will be a transparent communicator and understand the art of team building and serve as a mentor, as well as an empowering, engaging, and inclusive manager. This leader is committed to the growth and development of the City’s leaders of tomorrow and will foster a culture that is conducive to change. They will build strategic partnerships and trust across departments and divisions and be comfortable working with various systems, analyzing data, producing reports, and measuring success. This candidate will be a self-starter and build positive relationships with others.