Chief Financial Officer/Finance Director

Chief Financial Officer/Finance Director
Bend Park & Recreation District
 Bend, Oregon
Job Description


We are seeking a CFO/Finance Director to be an active thought partner to the Executive Director, while also serving as a collaborative executive team member. This position steers the strategic financial planning and management of the district and administers, plans, manages and evaluates the activities, operations and services of the Finance and Administrative Services department. This person will be a visionary who is energized by the challenge of sustainable capacity building in all facets of the organization. In this role you will directly supervise two managers in areas that include; accounting, budgeting, finance, procurement and information technology. This opportunity offers a fun inclusive work environment that values work/life balance, and provides the tools and resources to be successful. This is a contract position that serves at the discretion of the Executive Director. Please view the complete job posting at


Successful candidates will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business or public administration or a related field;
  • Certified Public Accountant license (CPA) or Certified Public Financial Officer designation (CPFO) is desirable;
  • Eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in leadership of business, finance, accounting or administration; Public sector experience desirable; AND
  • Three (3) years of supervisory experience in finance, accounting, or a related field; OR
  • Any satisfactory combination of education, experience and training.


  • Paid vacation, paid holidays, and one paid personal day each year
  • Paid sick leave
  • Health Insurance, including medical, dental, vision & hearing
  • Family Facility Pass for Juniper Swim & Fitness Center, The Pavilion and the Larkspur Community Center to use immediately
  • Family discounts on many recreation programs
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that offers work-life counseling and family resources
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expenses
  • Annual wage increases in years when approved by the Board of Directors
  • Bend Park and Recreation District participates in the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS and OPSRP) on behalf of its employees. The district contributes the employer portion; there is also a mandatory employee portion. Upon eligibility, which is defined as working at least six months in an eligible position, employees will contribute 6% to their employee portion, which is called the Individual Account Program.
  • Option to enroll in a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options


  • To be considered for this position, applicants must submit resume and cover letter to Natalie Broadus-Beard, Recruitment Specialist at Your application materials and any submitted responses to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation. Incomplete information may result in disqualification and/or affect your starting wage. Applicants must provide certification that they are a veteran or disabled veteran to receive veteran's preference. Please submit your application materials as soon as possible. This position will remain open until filled, but the screening process will move quickly.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

  • Bend Park and Recreation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer