Assistant Director of Finance
Provides highly responsible and complex financial and administrative support to the Director of Finance. Coordinates and aides in the preparation of the annual budget for the City. Monitors the annual budget and makes recommendations for modifications. Ensures financial reporting and procedural compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and Local regulations including governmental generally accepted accounting principles. Coordinates the annual audit and reviews the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Provides oversight for the City’s investments and banking. Aides in the continuous improvement of City accounting, financial and treasury functions.
Oversees various levels of technical and administrative staff.
IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
OTHER JOB RELATED DUTIES
Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Operational characteristics, services and activities of a comprehensive municipal financial planning and development program.
Complex principles and practices of program development and administration.
Advanced principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration, accounting, treasury management, purchasing, and risk management.
Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Google Suite applications.
Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of supervisory, professional, and technical personnel; delegate authority and responsibility.
Select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff.
Develop, implement and administer goals, objectives, and procedures for providing effective and efficient financial and administrative operations.
Prepare and administer large and complex budgets; allocate limited resources in a cost effective manner.
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures and techniques.
Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports.
Adapt to various computer and financial related applications.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including City and other government officials, community groups, and the general public.
Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values – Respect, Integrity, Service Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.
Lead and manage a team in a manner that accomplishes the Division’s mission and treats team members with dignity, courtesy, and respect.
Experience and Training Guidelines:
Any combination equivalent to experience and training to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be obtained through:
At least six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in governmental financial planning and administration, including administrative supervision is required.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in finance, accounting, business administration, public administration or a related field is required.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO) and/or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification is preferred.
A valid Texas driver’s license; the ability to obtain one within ninety (90) days, or a military waiver is required.
Ability to work in a standard office environment.
With or without accommodation, ability to lift up to 10 pounds.
- Pay Type Salary
- Min Hiring Rate $85,812.00
- Max Hiring Rate $109,135.00
- City Hall, 555 Walnut Street, Abilene, Texas, United States of America