Assistant Chief Financial Officer

Assistant Chief Financial Officer
City of Lenexa
 Lenexa, Kansas
Job Description

The City of Lenexa, Kansas, is seeking a passionate and collaborative Assistant Chief Financial Officer who understands how to balance financial excellence and long-term sustainability with the desires of a community that isn't afraid to invest boldly in its vision for the future.

Part of the 2.2 million-resident Kansas City Metropolitan area, Lenexa has found success pairing historic charm with thoughtful planning and a vision for the future. Known as the "City of Festivals," this Johnson County community sets itself apart as one of America's best places to live with a never-ending supply of family fun, extensive outdoor recreation amenities, and destination developments.

The City of Lenexa is governed by a Mayor elected at large and eight City Council Members elected from four wards (two per ward). The Council appoints a professional City Manager who implements the council's vision and policies and oversees the day-to-day operations of the organization.

The Assistant Chief Financial Officer reports to the Chief Financial Officer and manages a five-member team responsible for the City's financial operations, including budget preparation and administration, payroll, purchasing, fixed assets, debt issuance, capital improvement projects, fee schedules, audits, reporting, and investments.


  • Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance or related field. Three years of increasingly responsible accounting experience including general accounting and governmental accounting. One year of supervisory experience.
  • Desired: Master’s degree in business, accounting, finance or related field. Five years of increasingly responsible accounting experience including general accounting and governmental accounting. Three years of supervisory experience.


The annual salary range for this position is $88,800 to $108,600. Relocation expenses up to a maximum of $2,500 are provided if relocating from outside the KC metro area.

The City of Lenexa offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, a robust health and wellness program, excellent retirement plans, life insurance; vacation, personal and sick leave; paid holidays; short-term and long-term disability; car and cell phone allowances; on-site health clinic, and a culture that promotes teamwork and work-life balance.

Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check, drug screen, physical and a credit check.

To apply please complete an online application. Position will be open until filled and applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Why come work with us? Our employees are dedicated to the City’s core values – integrity, service, teamwork, dedication, vision and caring. We all chip in and roll up our sleeves to deliver exceptional customer service. The City of Lenexa team is a big family and offers work/life balance many people are seeking. We appreciate our employees and value training and education to empower all employees to perform their jobs in the most efficient and effective manner. If you are looking for a job where you will be supported, apply today and join our team!