Finance Director City of Ashland, Oregon Salary: $103,312 – $138,613 DOE/DOQ
The City of Ashland seeks a Finance Director who has organizational leadership, financial acumen, strategic business thinking, and effective leadership and communication skills. In this role you will be the City Administrator’s strategic financial partner, lead a staff of 15 and play a leading role in supporting the great work the City of Ashland provides its citizens.
The Finance Director will lead a staff of 15, oversee the Finance Department budget of $16 million, and support the great work the City of Ashland provides its citizens in other departments. In addition to overseeing the Finance, Accounting and Customer Service Divisions in the department, this position may manage special projects, policy and programs, and other divisions and departments as assigned. This position is at-will and is part of the executive team. The incumbent will assist the City Administrator with overseeing the City’s central services, strategic plans, and coordinate the financial framework all city departments. The City of Ashland has a Citizens’ Budget Committee with which the Finance Director will work closely. This Committee is comprised of 14 members including the City Council, Mayor and seven appointed citizen members.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Our ideal candidate enjoys working closely and collaboratively with staff and department heads, excels at budget development and forecasting, appreciates the culture of the community and has solid debt servicing, bond market and investment experience.
Background and Education:
Bachelor’s degree in public and/or business administration, finance, accounting, or related field.
Progressively responsible experience in upper-level management.
Public sector accounting/financial management experience.
Combination of experience and training demonstrating the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the duties of the position.
Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver’s license.
Master’s degree in public/business administration or related field, working knowledge of Oregon budget law, and financial management experience in a municipal government that is similar to or larger than the city of Ashland is desirable.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary: $103,312 – $138,1613 DOE/DOQ and an attractive benefits package including: Medical, dental and vision benefits, an automobile allowance, a generous retirement plan through the State of Oregon, a deferred compensation program, an HRA VEBA account, life insurance, paid leave and other competitive benefits.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply by June 5th for first consideration at:
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