Located minutes from the LA Chargers and LA Rams SOFI Stadium and beautiful Pacific Coast beaches, the City of Lawndale, known as the Heart of the South Bay, is looking for a strong team-player to join their executive team as the next Director of Finance/City Treasurer.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will be a dedicated, innovative, and proactive professional who possesses outstanding leadership ability, high integrity and ethical standards, and independent judgment. The successful candidate will have strong communication and interpersonal skills to enable building and maintaining effective working relationships with a staff, city leadership, elected officials, and other stakeholders. The ideal candidate has experience and success working in the Council-Manager form of government and understands the dynamics of contracting certain city operations. The City is seeking a customer service-driven professional with a high degree of government finance and accounting technical competency, including knowledge of the principles, techniques, and practices of local government finance, accounting, investment, budgets, financial reports, and report writing; cash management; principles of supervision; program analysis and revenue forecasting; bond servicing; pertinent local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations.