Finance Director

Finance Director
City of Greeley
 Greeley, Colorado
Job Description

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About Greeley, Colorado

Incorporated in 1886, Greeley became a Home Rule City in 1958 with the Council-Manager form of government. The county seat of Weld County, Greeley lies 30 miles east of the front range of the majestic Rocky Mountains near the confluence of the Cache la Poudre and South Platte Rivers and 52 miles northeast of Denver.

The Finance Department

The Finance Department is responsible for the administration of the financial affairs of the City including compiling financial information and data for the City Manager, the supervision of disbursement of all monies and control over all expenditures to ensure appropriations are not exceeded, the design and maintenance of a general accounting system along with the development and maintenance of internal controls, preparation of periodic statements of receipts and disbursements showing the financial and budgetary condition of the City, preparation of year-end financial statements, the collection of all revenue due to the City, investment of City funds, the purchasing of goods and services, and the disposal of surplus assets.

The Finance Department accounts for all revenues and expenditures of the City, compiles information and data, monitors the budget, is responsible for recording and reporting all expenditures and revenue of the City, and prepares the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report along with providing ongoing analysis of the financial condition of the City, debt issuance, debt management and the investing of City funds. The department has received the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) award for Excellence in Financial Reporting for most years since 1983 and the GFOA award for Distinguished Budget Presentation each year since 1992.

In FY 2024, the Finance Department is comprised of 30.0 Full Time Equivalents (FTEs) and an operating budget of approximately $3.249 million and supports 16 citywide Departments and Divisions.

The Position

The Finance Director is responsible for maintaining appropriate accounting records and financial reporting to the City Council, the City Manager, and all the departments of the city.

Key responsibilities include providing leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, and accounting efforts of the City of Greeley by overseeing all functions outlined above. The Finance Director – a position which reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer provides information to the City Council, City Department Directors, and to the public.

Education and Experience

  • Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field and at least (7) seven years progressively responsible municipal government and finance management experience; a Master’s degree is preferred.

Required Certifications/Licenses

  • A CPA certification is desired.


  • The City of Greeley is offering a competitive hiring range between $161,900 – $234,800 and a comprehensive benefits package. Relocation assistance may also be available for the successful out-of-area candidate.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to:

Reference: GREELEYFD23

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PO Box 794

Hershey, PA 17033


*The deadline to receive resumes is December 12, 2023*

The City of Greeley is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.