Montgomery City County Personnel

Director of Finance (#CI0610)

Pay Grade


Nature of Work

This position is appointed by the Mayor.  This position requires outstanding leadership, communication, organizational, and presentation skills. This critical role plans, directs and manages the activities and operations of the Finance department including tax revenue collection, payroll, purchasing, budget development, accounts payable, cash management, risk management, financial reporting and grants/enterprise funds. The employee also supervises/manages all aspects of bonds, warrants and notes payable.  Work is performed in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles as generally prescribed by the Mayor’s Office, which holds the Director of Finance responsible for the effectiveness of various financial and administrative functions.  The employee is the Chief Financial Officer of the City and reports directly to the Mayor.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Finance, Accounting, Business, Public Administration or a related field and at least five (5) years as a department director in a management capacity, directing the financial services of a municipality, including investments and budget administration. 

NOTE: Preference will be given to those applicants who possess a Master’s Degree, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation, a Certified Public Finance Officer designation and/or municipal experience.

NOTE:  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.


CLASS: CI0610; EST: ; REV: 2/24/2020;