Finance Director

Finance Director
City of DeKalb Finance Department
 Dekalb, Illinois
Job Description

The City of DeKalb, Illinois is seeking a Finance Director to join our team. The Finance Director oversees the financial processes, policies and systems for the City including budget development, financial forecasting, accounting and financial reporting, auditing, treasury management, investments, payroll, purchasing, utility billing, revenue collection, vendor disbursements, and debt administration. The Finance Director also collaborates with the Executive Team in the areas of property and casualty insurance and licensing. The Finance Director will develop and collaborate with other city departments to incorporate sound financial processes that integrate and align with the strategic objectives of the City.

We require a minimum of three years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in financial operations, Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, or Business Administration with a major in Accounting. Specific experience is necessary in several of the following: budgeting, auditing, revenue forecasting, payroll, purchasing, fund accounting and treasury management.

Experience within municipal government financial administration, JD or Master's in Accounting, Finance, Public Administration, Business Administration, and/or certifications through GFOA, IGFOA or IMTA preferred.

Initial review of applications will begin Monday, October 11, 2021. Position will remain open until filled.