Assistant Director Of Finance
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Performs complex professional accounting and administrative work related to the financial operations of the City. Will be responsible for assisting the Director with coordinating and directing the activities of the department including but not limited to: accounts receivable/payable, maintaining the general ledger, account reconciliation, journal entries, operational budgets, and audits. Must be able to evaluate and perform complex analytical research. Will supervise assigned departmental personnel. The candidate must be able to show competency in the following areas:
-Comprehensive knowledge of the principles/practices of accounting/budgeting as applied to municipal
-Comprehensive knowledge of the principles underlying general laws and administrative policies governing
municipal financial practices and procedures.
-Thorough knowledge of audit practices.
-Skilled in reviewing, evaluating, and refining business processes.
– Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of subordinate employees.
– Ability to prepare complex financial reports.
-Ability to analyze and evaluate complex financial systems.
– Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
-Comprehensive knowledge and skill in the use of spreadsheets, word processing and graphics applications.
Minimum Requirements Include:
– Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or closely related field and three (3) years of progressive experience
in governmental accounting and financial administration, or an equivalent combination of education,
experience, and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Preferred Experience includes:
-Master of Accountancy (MA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), or Certified Government Finance
-Certified Public Accountant or Certified Public Finance Officer