This appointed position reports directly to the City Manager. The Finance Director functions as the department of the City’s centralized Finance Department in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and sound business practices. Work involves planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the activities of the department, which include accounting, grant and debt management, budget, capital improvement plan (CIP), City investments, business license, and payroll.
The Finance Director exercises supervision over management, supervisory, professional, technical and clerical staff that provides for the professional operation of the Finance Department to include finance, accounting, budget, utility bill collection and City investments. Critical thinking as well as a high level of analytical skills and attention to details are essential in order to develop and implement the department’s mission, goals and procedures; determine needs for capital expenditures, personnel and operating budgets; and to prepare special reports or analyses for the jurisdiction or outside agencies.