Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Mount Dora Finance Department
Location of position: 
Mount Dora, FL
$90,000 - $117,000
Date Posted: 
Monday, September 9, 2019
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Job Description: 

This is a full-time position reporting to the City Manager. Responsible for development and implementation of financial systems, ensuring compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations and laws. Oversees daily supervision of Finance Department, Customer Service, IT and Purchasing, staff.

Responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the accounting and fiscal operation of the City, including Accounting and Budgeting, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Inventory, Capital Assets/Property Accounting, IT, Utility Billing and Customer Service functions. Responsible for Treasury Management, as well as administration of municipal debt and bond issues, including the preparation of necessary financial and statistical data, and bond sale prospectus.

Prepares and administers the Finance Department budget, including Purchasing, Inventory, Capital Assets/Property, Customer Service, Utility Billing and Central Cashier, directs the preparation of the annual City operating and five-year budgets. Directs the preparation of annual financial reports for internal and external use. Responsible for development and implementation of special projects that contribute to or affect the financial systems of the City. Directs preparation of the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. Arranges for and supervises audits of the City's financial accounts.

Coordinates internal audits.  Prepares reports required by regulatory agencies. Coordinates rate studies. Responsible for Cash Management Systems, Policies, Investments.

This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or business administration supplemented by five years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, budget and management, municipal governmental experience, including utilities, required. CPA is highly desirable. Familiarity with BS&A software applications as well as PC experience using Microsoft applications including Windows, Word, and Excel and Adobe is highly desired.

Please submit applications, resumes and applicable certifications to; Human Resources Department, City of Mount Dora, 510 N. Baker St., P. O. Box 176, Mt Dora, FL 32757-0176. Fax: (352) 735-9457 or Email:

You may download an application from our web site at Resumes & Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Florida Residents with municipal governmental experience will be given first consideration.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Mount Dora will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Mount Dora is a drug-free, smoke-fee, EOE.