Finance Director / Chief Financial Officer

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Gladstone Finance Department
Location of position: 
Gladstone, MO
Starting Annualized Salary: $78,552
Date Posted: 
Monday, March 13, 2017
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 14, 2017
Job Description: 

The City of Gladstone is seeking a candidate with proven leadership, planning and organizational skills – a track record in innovation and results. Under the general direction of the City Manager, this position will plan, direct and manage activities and operations of the Finance Department in accordance with the policies established by City Council. Responsibilities include purchasing, budget, accounts payable, general ledger, collections, financial reporting, municipal court and management information systems.

The successful candidate should possess sufficient knowledge and competency associated with the completion of a Master's degree in a course of study related to Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field. Must have three to five years of progressively responsible accounting experience/financial operations, including two years of supervisory responsibility to thoroughly understand, direct and coordinate the diverse objectives and functions of the department; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. CPA preferred. Governmental fund accounting experience a plus. City residency required, if appointed.

Forward completed application, resume, salary history and list of references by 5 pm on April 14, 2017 to: Human Resources City of Gladstone 7010 N. Holmes Gladstone, MO 64118 Email: We are a drug free workplace. EOE.