The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, professional, and driven to help the City make good financial decisions. A track record working in a collegial and collaborative high-volume business environment is required. The selected candidate will possess the ability to respond well to the many unique financial issues and situations that occur in Long Beach, some without warning. The ability to develop both innovative and standard solutions for consideration to new and evolving issues is important, as is providing mentorship, coaching, and skills development to staff. This position requires an effective collaborator, communicator, and solid interpersonal skills necessary to build strong business relationships with leadership, colleagues, and key stakeholders; providing partnership opportunities with interdepartmental managers, demonstrating excellent customer service, and communicating policy recommendations and complex financial issues to various audiences in a clear, concise, and direct manner. The successful candidate must be able to handle herself or himself well at live Council meetings whether in a pre-prepared presentation or under ad hoc questioning including review of politically sensitive issues such as banking, financing, and/or community-oriented initiatives.
The ideal candidate will have considerable management level experience in normal treasury operations including debt, investments, and cash management; the ability to build consensus; and be a leader that recognizes the opportunity to help the City move in an exciting new and prosperous direction.
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