Senior Business Manager

Recruitment #20-0144-001


Coordinates all financial and administrative activities of a department. Assembles, prioritizes and manages assignments and information for the City Manager's Office. Assists with developing and monitoring departmental budgets. Reviews and approves expenditures. Maintains financial computer records; institutes and administers internal controls. Develops and submits various financial and compliance reports. Supervises and directs staff in general accounting, preparation of reports and special projects. Hires, trains, assigns and evaluates staff on financial matters. Knowledge of various policy analyses, fiscal practices and funding sources that are necessary to operate under budget parameters. Identifies and resolves budgetary and operational issues within budget constraints. Recommends procedures and development of systems to ensure operational effectiveness and efficiency. Prepares and presents complex technical reports.

The current opening is in the Department of Water - Wastewater Treatment 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Finance equivalency AND six years of experience in accounting, office management, business administration or a related field. Three of the six years must have been in a supervisory capacity of fiscal or administrative staff.

A Master’s degree in Public or Business Administration may be substituted for one year of the above required experience.

Degree must be from a college or university that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities or equivalent region.

License Requirements

Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.


Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.

Appointment to positions in this classification will require applicants to pass a police background investigation. Final permanent appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, including drug screen, and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity.

Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment.  

The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees subsequent to HR Policy 2.09. 

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer