Budget and Finance Director

Budget and Finance Director
City of Glendale Budget and Finance Department
 Glendale, Arizona
Job Description

The City of Glendale, Arizona, is the perfect place to build a future and make lifelong connections. Glendale is the sixth largest city in Arizona with a diverse and growing population of more than 250,000 over its 65 square-miles. Located in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, with an overall population of over 4.9 million, Glendale offers easy access to Interstate 10, Loop 101, Loop 303, and US 60. The city’s beautiful climate entices residents and visitors to enjoy the sunshine 300 days a year.

Glendale is a home-rule city that operates under a council-manager form of government with a Charter adopted by its voters in 1957. The City Council is comprised of a Mayor, elected at-large, and six members elected from districts on a non-partisan basis. Glendale’s Budget and Finance Department provides financial management services, budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, utility billing and collection services, sales tax, business licensing services, purchasing services, and grants management to city departments, elected officials, and residents. With 73.5 employees and an annual department budget of $41.2 million, the Budget and Finance Department plays a key role in ensuring the city has the fiscal resources it needs to provide exceptional service to its residents, businesses, and visitors.

Glendale seeks a positive leader with knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, municipal finance and budgeting to serve as its Budget and Finance Director. Reporting to the Assistant City Manager, the Budget and Finance Director plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates the activities and staff of the Budget and Finance department and assists division heads in planning, assigning, coordinating, and implementing programs. Analyzing and monitoring the City’s financial condition and making recommendations for improvement to the Assistant City Manager, City Manager, and City Council.

A bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, finance, accounting, or a related field, and five years of increasingly responsible management/administrative experience in governmental finance is required. A combination of relevant education and/or experience will be considered. A master’s degree is preferred. Candidates must have or be able to obtain an Arizona Certified Public Accountant license within 12 months of employment.

The salary range for this position is $124,950-$187,425, dependent on qualifications and experience.

Please apply online: http://www.governmentresource.com/executive-recruitment/open-recruitments/glendale-az-budget-finance-director

For more information on this position contact:
Marsha Reed, Sr. Vice President