Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Casa Grande
Location of position: 
Casa Grande, AZ
Wage/Salary: 
$107,383.95 - $147,950.61
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Closing Date: 
Friday, February 14, 2020
Job Description: 

Performs complex management and technical duties as the Chief Financial Officer and City Treasurer, with responsibility for directing the City's financial and technology information systems.

Open continuous until filled with first review date on January 27, 2020.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides leadership, direction and guidance in financial and technical strategies and priorities, and technology systems technical strategies and priorities; evaluates City needs, and determines financial resource requirements and goals
  • Assures the integrity of the financial work products, processes and procedures to safeguard the City's assets; monitors accounting documents for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with Federal, state, and City policies and practices
  • Plans, manages, and applies financial, human and capital resources to accomplish assigned responsibilities in accordance with all laws and regulations; implements organizational, departmental and work group goals and objectives
  • Directs the City's financial reporting and budgeting functions; monitors analysis of budget and financial variables, revenue cycle and financial planning activities; coordinates financial reporting and development of financial statements
  • Analyzes financial and resource information on City operations; reviews and monitors status reports, and recommends appropriate actions and plan modifications
  • Directs the daily activities of the Finance Department staff; plans, prioritizes and assigns tasks and projects; monitors work, develops staff skills, and evaluates performance
  • Meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve workload and technical issues; develops goals and priorities; monitors operations to identify and resolve problems
  • Assures effective communications with City executive management; interprets and explains Federal, state and county fiscal rules and regulations; evaluates and analyzes policies and procedures, and recommends solutions
  • Serves as the principal adviser to the City on Information Technology programs; develops and directs Information Technology strategies to meet City goals and objectives; interprets user concerns, defines desired results, develops solutions, and recommends direction of new technology strategies; determines scope and priorities of projects, and directs activities required to achieve defined goals
  • Through subordinate personnel, monitors computer environment, access, security, functionality and utilization, and assures that the City computer systems software and hardware remain reliable and secure
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in finance or accounting, and seven year's experience in governmental finance and information technology; Master's Degree preferred