Director of Finance

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Cleveland Heights Finance Department
Location of position: 
Cleveland Heights, OH
$98,000 – $105,000 DOQ
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, January 10, 2020
Job Description: 

Cleveland Heights, OH (Pop. 46,238) – The City of Cleveland Heights, located in Cuyahoga County and is an inner-ring suburb to Cleveland, is seeking a highly collaborative local government finance professional to service as its next Director of Finance. Cleveland Heights is an oasis of culture, nature, community and fun. The fabric of Cleveland Heights is its diversity through a rich tapestry of thought, education, beliefs and heritage. Residents often describe Cleveland Heights as friendly, eclectic, creative, green, unique, progressive and thriving.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences:

  • An ability to be creative and innovative, with a willingness to engage in fiscally sound financial practices, process improvement and a desire to think about local government service delivery and local government financing in a new and progressive way.
  • Well-developed leadership and management skills with a strong desire to work in a collegial, fast-paced, and team-oriented environment and the ability to work closely with elected and appointed officials and department heads on the City’s financial strategies.
  • A bachelor's degree in finance, public policy, public administration, business or related field. A CPA and/or master’s degree in public policy, public administration, finance or business administration is a plus. Candidates should have at least seven years of increasingly responsible experience in executive-level financial administration with a portion of that experience in the public sector.

The anticipated hiring salary range for the position is $98,000 – $105,000 DOQ with excellent benefits. Interested candidates should apply online by January 10, 2020 with a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least five (5) professional references to to the attention of Sarah McKee, Senior Vice-President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (224) 282-8310.