Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Adrian Finance Department
Location of position: 
Adrian, MI
$77,190 – $96,833 (DOQE)
Date Posted: 
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, January 3, 2020
Job Description: 

Adrian, MI (pop. 21,133)—Adrian is a full-service community that is seeking a public finance professional to lead the Finance Department. It is the Lenawee County Seat and is located in close proximity to three major metropolitan areas – Toledo, Ann Arbor, and Detroit. Downtown Adrian boasts a growing number of upper floor apartment redevelopments with popular shops/events surrounded by beautiful neighborhoods with stately homes and excellent schools. Many new residents note that Adrian is an all-around great place for families to live and children to grow up with an emphasis on education and thriving culture.

The Finance Director is responsible for oversight and management of City’s accounting, purchasing, payroll, tax billing/collection, and funds investment for a $32.6 million budget, which includes general fund and utilities. The Finance Director manages the annual budgeting process and implementation, the annual capital budgeting process and is the liaison for an annual audit. The City participates in the Government Finance Officers Association’s Comprehensive Annual Report Program.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field;
  • Five years’ experience; and
  • Ability to effectively communicate financial information and projections to commission members, city administration and the public. Candidates who have extra experience in financing economic development and redevelopment projects is a plus.

Salary is $77,190 – $96,833 (DOQE). A comprehensive benefits package is provided here. More information at

Apply online at with resume, cover letter and contact information for three (3) professional references as soon as possible and no later than January 3, 2020. Attn: Ryan Cotton, Vice President GovHR USA Tel: 224-282-8304 or 616-638-8910.

Adrian will be reviewing applications weekly. Credentials accepted until the position is filled.