Director of Finance

Director of Finance
City of Kearney Finance Department
 Kearney, Nebraska
Job Description

Deadline: Open until filled with the first review of applications beginning Friday, January 28, 2022 – The Director of Finance, which reports to the City Manager, directs, manages, and oversees the staff and the functions of the Finance Department, to include Accounting, Payroll, Purchasing, and Utility Billing and Collections. The Director assists the City Manager with the development and implementation of all financial matters, including budget preparations and controls, financial reports and statement preparations; strategic planning; prepares revenue estimates; oversees the preparation of fiscal statements and accounting systems; coordinates annual audit procedures and financial reports; attends City Council meetings as directed.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or a related field is required with an emphasis in governmental accounting preferred. Registration as a CPA with three years of progressively responsible accounting and governmental experience preferred. Possession of a valid driver’s license.

The Finance Director position is open due to the current Finance Director retiring after 35 years. The individual that fills this position will be working alongside the current Finance Director through 2022.

Salary range $106,798 - $150,264 DOQ.

Details and required application available at We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability. EOE