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Finance Director - City of Carson
Director of Finance Department
Tarik Rahmani
701 E. Carson St
Carson, CA 90745
Phone: (310) 952-1755
Tarik Rahmani is the Director of Finance at the City of Carson. His team manages the City's financial operations with a primary purpose of acting as the financial steward for the public and to provide a wide variety of support functions generally encompassed by finance, administration, automation and communication. The department provides support throughout the organization and assists members of the public with city services and information. These functions are critical to the City's financial stability, as well as the City's ability to consistently deliver the high quality of municipal services the residents have grown to expect. The Finance Department includes Administration, Accounting, Purchasing and revenue divisions. There are approximately 35 full-time and 6 part-time positions in the Department.

Tarik's background includes leadership in budget development, revenue forecasts, financial stewardship of pension & benefit administration, long term financial planning, leading process improvement initiatives, directing the operations of comprehensive Finance Department and oversight of the Measure C Committee. He is also an experienced classroom instructor and lecturer in economics, organizational management, risk assessment, and public sector technology issues.

Tarik has more than two decades of experience working in local government. He began his career with the Las Cruces Public School District and served as the Accountability, Assessment and Research District Officer. Tarik joined the City of Seattle as Senior Economist developing the City's long range $4 billion revenues and expenditures forecast, city's performance-based budgeting and its 20-year financial plan and served as the Finance and Operations Manager. Tarik left the City of Seattle to join the City of Bellevue as its Finance and Business Operations manager leading its $1.7 billion budget, administrative services and two regional originations: the eCityGov Alliance and the Community Connectivity Consortium. Tarik hails from Morocco, and has a Master's degree in Agricultural economics and Econometrics from New Mexico State University. His academic work focused on economic policy, mathematical modeling and regression analysis.

Finance Divisions
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City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700


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