Deputy Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Vancouver
Location of position: 
Vancouver, WA
$121,140 – $157,500
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, October 4, 2019
Job Description: 

Vancouver, Washington, is located on the north shore of the Columbia River, approximately ten miles north of Portland, Oregon. With an incorporated population of nearly 185,000, and a service population of approximately 250,000, Vancouver is Washington's fourth largest city.

The City of Vancouver currently has 1,180 FTE’s, with approximately 800 seasonal, temporary employees, and a 2019-2020 adopted budget of $1.2 billion. The Financial & Management Services (FMS) Department provides administrative direction in all aspects of the general financial affairs of the City, and operates on a 2019-2020 biennial budget of $12,771,078, with 39 FTE’s. The Deputy Finance Director manages the Budget & Analysis Division, which provides stewardship for the City's biennial operating and capital budget process. Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, the Deputy Finance Director manages 5 FTE’s, including 3 FTE’s in the Budget Division and 2 FTE’s in the Performance Management Group.

The Deputy Director plans, directs, manages and oversees the activities and operations of the budget office of the City, including budgeting, forecasting, policy development, and monitoring. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Finance, Economics, or a related field, and 6 years of related experience in governmental administration and financial planning, including at least 4 years of complex governmental multi-fund revenue and expenditure forecasting and budget management. 2 years of supervisory responsibility is required, although 4 years of management of a budget office is preferred.

For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at, click on “Open Recruitments” and then click the position title. To apply, click on “Apply Online”. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Vancouver is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: October 13, 2019 (open until filled).