The City of Germantown, Tennessee, is seeking a qualified individual to serve as Finance Director. Under broad direction of the City Administrator, the Finance Director is responsible for the overall administration and management of the City’s Financial Services department. Financial Services includes three areas: Accounting, Treasury and City Court. Responsibilities include directing the accounting, cash management and fund investment activities to ensure financial security of the City government. The Finance Director is also responsible for ensuring legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial reporting functions. The Finance Director exercises supervision over general accounting, accounts receivables/collection, payroll, and utility billing system, business licensing, fund investments, debt management, and municipal court activities.
The minimum requirements for this opportunity include: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration and seven (7) years experience managing accounting and cash management operations, including two years professional experience in governmental accounting; or any combination of education, training, and experience providing the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform essential job functions. All qualified applicants must have local government experience. A Master’s degree is preferred. Certification as CPA strongly preferred.