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