Director of Finance

Recruitment #20-CI0610-01

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.

Kind of Examination

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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