City of San Bernardino

Are you looking for an opportunity for professional growth and development? Consider joining the City of San Bernardino’s Finance Department as a Budget Division Manager (U). 

The City of San Bernardino is seeking an experienced Budget Division Manager (U) in the Finance Department under general direction from the Director of Finance. The Budget Division Manager (U) leads the development and presentation of the City-wide operating and capital budget; monitors and reports on budget expenditures and overall budget performance; performs a variety of complex short, mid and long-range forecasting and financial analyses, including pension liability forecasting; oversees the City’s grant programs, provides expert professional assistance on budgeting and related matters; works with accounting to ensure internal controls are in place and effective; collaborates with departments across the City to establish and track key performance measures; and performs related duties as assigned. 

About the city 

The City of San Bernardino is a community rich in history and cultural diversity. Influences of Native Americans, Mexican settlers, and Spanish missionaries can still be seen throughout the City today. From 1810 to the present, San Bernardino has been recognized for its scenic beauty and strategic location. Today, the City of San Bernardino serves as the county seat and is the largest city in the County of San Bernardino with a population of 214,706.  

About the position 

The Budget Division Manager (U) performs highly responsible research, analyses and studies on a wide range of management, administrative, financial, policy, legislative and other organization issues in support of the planning and execution of City goals and objectives within broad general policy guidelines. They develop recommendations and oversee consideration of legislative and grant matters before Council committees. The Budget Division Manager (U) is an excellent communicator who can present complex financial information in terms that are easily understood. While they are technically skilled in finance and budget, the Budget Division Manager (U) is committed to exceptional customer service and communicates in a way that makes the budget accessible to everyone. The Budget Division Manager (U) operates with significant autonomy. Assignments are broad in scope and allow for a high degree of administrative discretion in their execution. 

For more information about this position, please call the 

City of San Bernardino at 909-384-5104 or visit to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential job duties of the position is qualifying. 

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Finance or a related field and five years of professional level experience performing government budget and finance analysis; or, an equivalent combination of education, experience and training sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. A Master’s Degree is highly desirable. Previous experience in a complex public sector organization is preferred. 

Licenses, Certifications, and Equipment

A valid State driver’s license is required. 

Physical Requirements and Work Environment: 

Employees work under typical office conditions and the noise level is usually quiet. Employees are regularly required to sit; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle and feel computers and standard business equipment; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. Required to maintain a flexible work schedule in order to provide staff support after normal business hours and weekends, as directed

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