Job Opportunities

Finance Director - City of Dothan
Closes - 9/30/2021
About the Finance Director
The Finance Director directs all accounting, budgeting, auditing, purchasing, financial reporting, investing of funds, debt management, fixed asset, grant administration, cash receipting and disbursements, utility billing, utility collections, and utility services under the direction of the City Manager. This position requires close cooperation with all city departments. This is professional management work including planning, directing, coordinating and evaluating all activities of the Finance Department.
 Manages and coordinates with the Assistant Finance Director, department heads, and City Manager in the development of the annual operating and capital improvement budgets; analyzes and forecasts revenues, expenditures, and year-end fund balances; prepares and delivers budget presentations to the City Commission; provides information and answers questions about the budget from the news media; monitors and approves expenditures; advises appropriate department personnel on budget matters; reviews and approves budget adjustments.
 Coordinates external audits; monitors the audit process and communicates concerns to the City Manager and audit firm.
 Directs the preparation and publication of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Popular Annual Financial Report by established deadlines; ensures compliance with Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) guidelines; prepares the Managementís Discussion and Analysis and reviews the Letter of Transmittal.
 Monitors cash flow to ensure the availability of funds; performs debt management functions; coordinates the preparation of rating agency presentations with the City Manager, Mayor, Chamber of Commerce, bond underwriter and bond counsel; reviews the calculation of the cityís constitutional debt limit and prepares analysis of debt service payments; supervises all financial reporting and calculation of new or refunded debt.
 Ensures department compliance with all relevant policies and procedures; recommends and implements changes to code of ordinances and standard operating procedures as needed to improve services.
Requirements: Bachelorís degree from a four-year college or university accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by the U. S. Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in Finance, Accounting, or a closely related field, and
Ten (10) years of progressively responsible administrative, managerial, and supervisory experience in the operation of a municipal government department to include accounting, utility collections and services, and purchasing. Certification as a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM); Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO); or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred and Masterís Degree in Business Administration or related field is preferred.
The Finance Director compensation will be highly competitive and the salary range is $107,910.40 - $172,640.00 and will include a benefit package to include health, dental, voluntary insurance, and retirement benefits.
City of Dothan, Alabama Finance Director Vacancy Deadline to apply September 30, 2021 Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Delvick J. McKay, Personnel Director or City of Dothan, P.O. Box 2128 Dothan, AL 36302