Plans, directs, manages and oversees the activities and operations of the Finance Department including accounting operations, treasury/cash management, budget, investments, and financial analysis and planning. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Manages all Finance Department services and activities consisting of accounting operations, treasury/cash management, budget, investments, financial analysis and planning, organizational performance management, and purchasing and contracts; recommend and administer policies and procedures; Assure protection for the assets of the City through internal control, internal auditing, and ensuring proper insurance coverage; Plan, review and determine, as needed, the City’s need for new debt financing; Administer existing debt and file the annual Debt Commission Report; Prepare all client schedules for City’s external auditor; Establish and implement a sound operational and organizational plan in direct support of the City plan; Prepare State of Nevada reports regarding actual results and annual budgetary submittals; Responsible for the management of investable funds for the City of Mesquite and the Mesquite Redevelopment Agency. The ideal candidate has at least six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in financial management, accounting or a related field, including three (3) years of management responsibility. Public Nevada governmental accounting experience desired; Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in finance, accounting, business or public administration. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Certification preferred.