Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Raytown
Location of position: 
Raytown, MO
$71,912 - $104,257
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Closing Date: 
Friday, January 11, 2019
Job Description: 

Raytown, Missouri, ideally situated just 10 miles from downtown Kansas City, blends the best of urban and suburban living in a safe, welcoming environment that has a small-town feel. Home to almost 30,000 residents, Raytown is a family-oriented community with stellar schools, a strong workforce, and easy access to big city amenities. Centrally located in the fast-growing eastern section of Jackson County, the City’s convenient access to interstates 435, 470, and 70, as well as its proximity to the Kansas City International Airport, have made it a major economic hub.

We are searching for a Finance Director. This person plans, directs, manages and oversees the activities, programs, and operations of the Finance Department. Coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies. Provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Administrator and Mayor. The Finance Director is a key member of the management team and supervises a staff of 7 employees. This position requires knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal finance and accounting, budget preparation and administration, financial reporting, and supervision.

Ideal applicants will have eight years of responsible experience in public sector fiscal services or a closely related field with four years of administrative and supervisory experience. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration, economics, accounting or a closely related field is required. A Master’s degree in a related field preferred.

Must be able to satisfactorily pass background check and drug screen.

Possession of or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license is required.

Please send employment application, cover letter and resume to 10000 E. 59th Street, Attn: Human Resources, Raytown MO 64133; fax (816) 737-6097; or email View job description and download employment application at Open until closed.