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Marin County Employees' Retirement Association
San Rafael, California, United States, San Francisco East Bay South Bay And San Jose (on-site)
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San Rafael, California, United States, San Francisco East Bay South Bay And San Jose
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$151,444.00 - $184,142.00
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Marin County Employees’ Retirement Association

San Rafael, California
$151,444.80 - $184,142.40 Annually


At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do, and they are proud to tell people “I work for the County of Marin.” Discover more about us, our values and our organizational culture here.


The mission of the Marin County Employees’ Retirement Association (MCERA) is to provide superior customer service to members and beneficiaries of the Marin County Employees' Retirement Association through efficient benefits administration and a commitment to integrity and prudent financial management. The Marin County Employees’ Retirement Association (MCERA) seeks a dynamic leader with a passion for financial principles and government accounting, along with a strong commitment to public service to assume the position of Chief Financial Officer.


The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the program outcomes of the financial, accounting, auditing, and investment functions for MCERA. The CFO is a key member of MCERA’s leadership team and makes programmatic and operational decisions within the department’s strategic and regulatory framework. Key issues, priorities and duties for this CFO include:


·        Completion of MCERA’s ACFR

·        Review and analysis of workflow distribution and capabilities

·        Integration benefits and accounting systems

·        Analysis of financial, budget and investment related reporting capabilities

·        Management of the department’s Accounting Unit


Our Highly Qualified Candidate has a comprehensive understanding of governmental financial and investment processes, including budgeting techniques, cash flow management, and fiscal analysis. It demands thorough knowledge of relevant codes, laws, regulations, and procedures. The role involves overseeing governmental financial operations, systems, reporting, and record-keeping, as well as understanding the functions of custodial banks. Proficiency in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards (GASB) is essential, along with familiarity with applicable computer systems and applications. Strong skills in business correspondence, report writing, data analysis, and statistical sampling are also necessary. The position requires adeptness in administrative principles and practices, such as work organization, planning, employee supervision, and development, as well as leadership, motivation, team building, and conflict resolution. The ability to plan, organize, and manage financial and investment activities and work processes is crucial. The role involves interpreting and applying complex codes, laws, and regulations, establishing and maintaining fiscal records and procedures, and compiling, reviewing, analyzing, and verifying financial data. Additionally, the position requires preparing clear and comprehensive financial and investment statements, advising management on accounting and fiscal matters, and fostering effective working relationships with staff and officials at various government levels. Effective communication skills, both oral and written, are essential for success in this role.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge and skills listed in the class specification. Typically, a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Public or Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a closely related field and five years of progressively responsible financial or investment experience which includes Governmental Accounting Board (GASB) Standards, ACFR development, and lead or supervisory experience. Possession of an appropriate advanced degree, Certified Public Accountant Certificate (CPA) or Chartered Financial Analyst Certificate (CFA) is desirable, as is experience in a 1937 Act agency.


Filing Deadline: Monday, June 10, 2024, 11:59pm. Apply online at or visit For any questions, please contact the Marin County HR Dept at or call (415) 473-6104. EEO/TTY

Job ID: 73602208
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