Pay Range 26 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$45.7098$68.5647
Hourly (42 hrs.)$43.5331$65.2997
Hourly (56 hrs.)$32.6499$48.9748

Director of Finance

Range: $95,076.38 - $142,614.58 (26)
Position Number: 1991

Position Summary:
This position is responsible for the overall administration of financial and budgeting activities for the city.

Specific Duties:

Advises the City Manager, Mayor, and Council on all financial matters. Oversees development and preparation of annual, capital project, and grant project
Manages the city’s investment portfolio.
Oversees compliance with the annual budget, capital project, and grant project budget ordinances; oversees budget amendments as necessary.
Oversees all financial, accounting, and internal control systems for the city.
Oversees preparation of annual as well as interim financial statements for both internal  and external purposes.
Manages the city’s debt financing program.
Oversees the development and preparation of the five year capital improvement plan; determines long range financing plans.
Oversees receipt and deposit of all funds accruing to the city.
Oversees disbursement of all city funds.
Oversees city’s billing, collection, and customer service activities; oversees purchasing and warehousing activities.
Provides advice, guidance, and direction to city department heads in regards to financial matters related to their departments.
Serves in various special capacities as requested by the City Manager, including task forces and advisory boards.

Physical Demands:

The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table. The work is typically performed in an office.

Minimum Requirements and Experience (Including Licenses):

Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a master's degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Ability to be bonded.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of public finance, budgeting, accounting, and debt management.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of computerized financial information management.
Knowledge of economic trend forecasting and analysis techniques.
Knowledge of special requirements pertaining to accounting and investment of government funds.
Knowledge of government auditing procedures.
Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, city ordinances, and department policies  and procedures.
Skill in utilizing financial computer software programs.
Skill in management and supervision.
Skill in operating office equipment such as a computer and calculator.
Skill in oral and written communication.