Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Port Angeles
Location of position: 
Port Angeles, WA
Wage/Salary: 
$114,759 – $129,280
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Closing Date: 
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Job Description: 

For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on “Open Recruitments.” For questions, call 206-368-0050.

Located in one of the most spectacular and scenic areas of Washington State, the City of Port Angeles, (pop. 19,000), is situated on the northern edge of the Olympic Peninsula, which offers spectacular natural attractions ranging from a lush, magnificent rainforest, to rugged mountain splendor and wide ocean beaches. Port Angeles is a tourist destination and international gateway via ferry to Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. In 2015, Outdoor Magazine named Port Angeles as second in the nation in their “Best Town Ever” competition, and for two years in a row, it has been named in the top ten Best Small Towns by Livability.com.

The City of Port Angeles is a full-service city staffed with approximately 248 employees and its total budget for 2017 was $117 million. Along with general accounting and budgeting services, the Finance Department is also responsible for customer service, centralized switchboard, and reprographics. The Finance Department employs 20.8 FTEs and has a 2018 budget of $2.84 million, including $872,700 for the Finance Administration division, $917,700 for the Finance Accounting division, and $1,050,200 for Finance Customer Services.

Under general direction of the City Manager, the Finance Director plans, directs, and administers the Finance Department involving financial and debt management, accounting, budget and financial planning, treasury, and customer services for utilities.

A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Public Administration or related field is required. A master's degree and/or CPA certification is preferred. Experience as a department director or five years in a management capacity, directing the financial services of a municipality, including investments and budget administration, is required.

The City of Port Angeles is an equal opportunity employer. First review: April 8, 2018 (open until filled).