Assistant Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Dade City
Location of position: 
Dade City, FL
Wage/Salary: 
$52,437 – $78,666
Date Posted: 
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Closing Date: 
Sunday, August 11, 2019
Job Description: 
  • Plans, evaluates, and directs the policies, programs, and operations related to the financial and budgetary activities of City government
  • Directs the collection and custody of City funds.
  • Supervision of employees including utility billing and accounts receivable, unless otherwise directed by the City Commission.
  • Supervises the disbursement of City funds, including the processing of payroll and accounts payable.
  • Maintains the general accounting system for the City in accordance with generally accepted governmental accounting principles.
  • Directs and performs investment activities and bond management programs as directed by the City Commission.
  • Oversees data processing functions to maintain integrity and security of information.
  • Confers with the City Manager in preparing budgets and establishing controls for budget administration.
  • Confers with the City Manager and department heads regarding fiscal and accounting policies, procedures and problems.
  • Maintains records for pension plans, including Social Security and federal withholding.
  • Prepares and distributes financial reports.
  • Oversees the preparation of audit work-papers supporting the external audit process.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting or a related field is required.
  • Seven (7) years of experience in governmental accounting including four (4) years of experience in a responsible management position is required.
  • A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO) certificate is desirable.
  • A valid Florida driver’s license is required.
  • Work is performed with considerable independence under general supervision of the Finance Officer as needed.
  • Supervises all staff in the Finance office.