Hamed Jones joined the City of Tehachapi in 2022 and has fourteen years of governmental accounting experience with the City of Palmdale, where he started his career as an Account Clerk and worked his way up to Assistant Finance Manager / Deputy City Treasurer. His governmental experience includes cash receipting, debt management, assessment district administration, cash and treasury management, financial analysis, financial statement reporting, and budget preparation and monitoring. He also has over a decade of supervisory experience over accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll.
In his capacity as finance director, Jones is in charge of accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, fiscal planning, project costing, transit operation and risk management for the City of Tehachapi.
Mr. Jones holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics/Applied Science with an Accounting and Management Plan from the University of California Los Angeles and a Masters Degree in Accounting and Financial Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management.