Assistant Director of Finance

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Denton
Location of position: 
Denton, TX
Wage/Salary: 
$120,000 – $140,000 DOQE
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Closing Date: 
Monday, October 14, 2019
Job Description: 

Denton, Texas, is a vibrant and growing community with many opportunities, no matter what your interest or passion. It is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, one of the fastest growing regions in the nation, and offers ample quality-of-life amenities and professional opportunities. Denton is a unique cultural destination, where a small-city feel pairs with big-city amenities. A blend of history and culture creates a dynamic suburban environment, home to two thriving universities, a vibrant downtown, and a variety of choices in employment, lifestyle, and neighborhoods.

The City seeks an approachable municipal professional with an outgoing personality and enthusiasm for municipal government to serve as its new Assistant Director of Finance. This position is responsible for managing the City’s budget, financial services for the City’s internal utilities, and treasury functions. In this capacity, the position is expected to be a key staff member that will assist with the development of the Finance Department’s strategic plan. This position has four direct reports. The selected candidate should operate with a high degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and openness, and foster an environment of transparency and accountability.

The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or a related field and have ten years of progressively responsible professional experience in finance, accounting, or a related field. A master’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or a related field, plus eight years of progressively responsible professional experience in finance, accounting, or a related field may substitute for the above qualifications.

Preferences: • Master of Business Administration (MBA) or a related graduate degree • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), or Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO) credentials • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

The starting salary for this position is $120,000 – $140,000, depending on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.