Providing innovative risk management solutions for its public agency partners for more than 40 years, the California JPIA is one of the largest municipal self-insurance pools in the state, with more than 120 member cities and other governmental agencies. Members actively participate in shaping the organization to provide important coverage for their operations. The California JPIA provides innovative risk management solutions through a comprehensive portfolio of programs and services, including liability, workers’ compensation, pollution, property, and earthquake coverage, as well as extensive risk management training and loss control services.
The California JPIA is recruiting for an experienced finance professional to fill the position of Finance Director. Under the general direction of the Deputy Executive Officer, the Finance Director is a detail oriented, responsive leader with demonstrated skills to manage all finance activities of the Authority.
The Finance Director will be responsible for preparation of financial statements, supervision of staff, development of the Authority’s budget, claim reconciliations, perform treasury management functions, coordinate the actuarial studies, and provide oversight of investment operations.
The position of Finance Director requires education equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field.
Minimum of seven years of management, or progressively responsible administrative experience in public sector fiscal management, accounting, or related administrative services.
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the successful candidate will be expected to work effectively from a home office environment until the Authority resumes normal operations.
The new Finance Director will embark on an exciting opportunity to work with the Authority’s Executive Management Team to source, select, and implement a new financial system. This position will lead the change to streamline and customize a state-of-the art financial system with customized reporting to meet new and emerging needs.
$132,017 – $188,595 annually. The California JPIA participates in the PERS retirement system (coordinated with Social Security) and health benefits programs. Refer to the job announcement for additional benefits offered.
Exceptional candidates interested in joining one of the most innovative risk pools in California are encouraged to apply by May 3, 2021. Job announcement and application materials are available for viewing and download on the Authority website,
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