Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Kodiak Finance Department
Location of position: 
Kodiak, AK
$85,106 – $105,000/yr DOE
Date Posted: 
Monday, October 16, 2017
Closing Date: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Job Description: 

The position reports to the City Manager and functions as head of the Finance Department and is responsible for $35-$45 million annual operating budget and $100 million capital budget. Executive level position responsible for directing, coordinating, and managing activities and staff of Finance and IT Departments; performs variety of complex professional, administrative, supervisory, and technical accounting and financial functions to manage and maintain fiscal systems and records; performs periodic and annual financial reporting, budget preparation and oversight, billing and collections, and treasury management. Ensures conformance with governmental accounting standards and applicable laws; plans and oversees revenue collection and disbursement, payroll, accounting, risk management, and information systems; prepares periodic, special, quarterly, and annual reports on the City's financial status; provides for general liability and other insurance coverage of City assets; overseeing annual auditing process. Directs activities and oversees performance of seven full-time staff. Responsible for the efficient operation of the department and financial services to maximize cost-effectiveness, productivity, support to City departments, and service to the public.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Business Administration or related field; Certified Public Accountant; 8-10 years progressively responsible experience in directly related field, with a minimum of five years of director level including supervisory experience and responsibility; valid driver’s license. A suitable combination of education and/or experience that provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities may be evaluated on an individual basis.

Preferred Qualifications: Graduate degree in Business Administration or related field; public sector management experience and Alaskan experience; Public accounting experience at a senior level or above with experience auditing governmental entities and experience with A-133 single audits.

Submit letter of interest, completed and signed original City of Kodiak employment application form, resume, and 5 professional references to the City Manager’s Office at 710 Mill Bay Road, Room 114 by 4:00 P.M. M-F. Please see our website for the City of Kodiak employment application or pick up an application at the City Manager’s Office. Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted. The City of Kodiak offers a generous benefits package which includes vacation and sick leave, medical insurance and public employees’ retirement

  • Starting Salary Range: $85,106 - $105,000/yr DOE
  • Position Salary Range: $85,106 - $127,660/yr
  • Open Until Filled