Post through November 5, 2021
ASSISTANT FINANCE DIRECTOR
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
The City of Kettering, OH is recruiting for a full-time Assistant Finance Director. The Assistant Finance Director plans, supervises and assists in the work involved in the accounting, financial reporting, and grant management programs of the Finance Department. Participates in the treasury and debt function. Exercises direction and supervision over assigned staff in the areas of general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll. Facilitates annual independent audit. Prepares financial reports. Reports to and works under the general supervision of the Finance Director. Serves as Finance Director in his/her absence. Performs related work as required.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge of municipal finance administration, accounting principles and practices and auditing; principles of personnel management, supervision and performance evaluation; modern office methods, practices and procedures, including record keeping and data security methods and techniques; general laws, policies and procedures governing municipal finance; research and reporting methods, techniques and procedures; and computer systems in general.
Additionally, the candidate will have the ability to analyze and interpret financial and accounting records; organize work and perform a broad range of supervisory responsibilities over accounting staff; interpret and implement existing and new GASB pronouncements; produce Comprehensive Annual Financial Report with no outside assistance; interpret and apply complex laws, rules and regulations relating to tax and accounting matters; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors and the general public; and be proficient in using computer systems in general. The ability to exercise integrity, honesty, personal initiative and sound independent professional judgment is essential.
Significant background in general accounting is essential, with experience in public accounting and/or local government finance desirable. A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university (or a related degree with a record of directly related experience) and a certified public accountant license (CPA) is required. Experience and/or training in administration of financial systems/software is highly desirable.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Salary up to $125,611, with entry dependent upon qualifications and experience; excellent benefits.
Submit a Resume and Cover Letter, by 5 PM on November 5, 2021 to: Director of Human Resources, Kettering Government Center, 3600 Shroyer Rd., Kettering, OH 45429 or email@example.com or by fax to 937-296-3371. Office hours are 8AM – 5PM, Monday through Friday. For more information about this position and the City of Kettering, visit www.ketteringoh.org.
Equal Opportunity Employer