JobUnder administrative direction, to plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the financial, treasury, controllership, purchasing, and general support services of the City and other City staff; maintains close liaison with financial institutions and the investment community; and to perform related work as required. This position reports to the City Manager.
This is the Department Head position for overseeing the City'sfinancial, treasury, controllership, purchasing, and general support services functions. All Department work is directed and coordinated by this position.Examples of Duties / Knowledge & SkillsPlans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the City'sfinancial and general service functions; oversees fiscal planning, accounting,internal control, andaudit activities; coordinates the development of the annual operating and capital improvementbudgets; provides consultation in the development and carries out the goals and objectives of the City Administrator with respect to the City'sfinancial functions; provides technical staff support, information, and assistance to the City Council, City Manager; continually monitors the City'sfinancial health and provides regularreports to the City Manager, City Council, and City staff; provides direction and support forother Department management staff; manages the City'sinvestment activities; develops long range financing plans, scenarios, and forecasts; oversees purchasing and procurement functions; coordinates annualaudits with outsideauditors to insure properfinancial statements andinternal controls; develops and administers a Departmentbudget; oversees selection, supervision, evaluation, and job development of Department staff; develops and implements plans and procedures for improving Department services; represents Department functions with citizens, community organizations, andother government agencies; represents assigned functions with City staff andother governmental agencies as delegated.Minimumqualifications & Requirements
Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education: Graduation from an accredited "four" year college or university with major course work in finance, accounting, or business administration or a closely related field. A Master's degree is desirable.
Work Background: Five years of progressively responsible and varied professional experience in public finance and general services functions, including three years of experience in a supervisory, management, or administrative position.
Supplemental informationThe Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will be a hands-on leader and a team player with a very strong foundation in financial management and accounting with a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience, at least three (3) of which will have been in a managerial capacity. The position requires excellent written and oral communication skills and graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance or a closely related field.