Assistant Director of Financial Services

Assistant Director of Financial Services
City of Sedona Finance Department
 Sedona, Arizona
Job Description


  • The City of Sedona is a great place to work! As evidenced by our last Employee Satisfaction Survey:
  • Employees have good working relationships with coworkers - 93% agree
  • Employees feel the City is a good place to work - 91% agree
  • Employees feel their work is meaningful and understand how their job supports the city’s mission - 93% agree

The ideal candidate is a strong, hands-on leader with solid ethics and integrity. They will have a track record of demonstrated leadership and proven accomplishments in a public sector organization. Additionally, they will have an aptitude for clear, concise, direct communication, and the ability to summarize complex information. The Assistant Director will be a collaborative, inclusive, results-oriented leader who thrives in fast-paced atmosphere and can transform strategy into operational goals and objectives, and produces measurable outcomes. They will be approachable, positive, be capable of working in a collaborative manner with their team and other departments and have a personality style that is comfortable in a small municipality.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of six years of increasingly responsible professional level management experience and at least five years of experience in governmental or fund accounting.

Candidates should possess a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related field. Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public Administration, or related field preferred.

Certified Public Accountant, Certified Governmental Financial Manager, Certified Fraud Examiner, or Certified Public Finance Officer is highly desirable.