Director of Finance

Director of Finance
City of Lockhart
 Lockhart, Texas
Job Description

Director of Finance

Salary: $84,601 to $126,902

The city provides an excellent benefits package.

Application deadline: Friday, December 8, 2023.

Lockhart, Texas, with an estimated population of 14,985, is known as the “BBQ Capital of Texas” and located 25 miles from Austin and just 15 miles from San Marcos. It is easily accessible via Highway 183 and SH 130 Tollway. The city boasts a small-town quality of life, with its rich history, picturesque downtown square, thriving small businesses, and a plethora of amenities for residents and visitors to enjoy!

The City is looking for a new Director of Finance to lead a department with an approved annual budget for FYE 2024 of $332,517 and a great team of employees to include 5 FTE – Director of Finance, Controller, Staff Accountant, Accounts Payable Clerk, and Personnel Specialist (Benefits/Payroll). This role will also act as a liaison and financial manager for the Hotel Occupancy Tax Board, and Treasurer for Lockhart Economic Development Corporation (LEDC). It is preferable that candidates have prior experience working with PIDs, TIRZ/TIF’s, MUDs, water, wastewater, and electric distribution utility systems, along with multi-year debt financing for capital project funding and grant requirements.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field from an accredited school, five (5) years of related experience supervising and administering a municipal or government general accounting and utility accounting function, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and additional experience with 4A and 4B law. It is preferred, but not required, for candidates to have any of the following credentials: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO), and/or Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO). Familiarity with Tyler Technologies/Incode – ERP Pro 10 is a plus!

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (who will not be contacted without prior notice) online:

For additional information, please contact:

Kylie Wilson

CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit:

City of Lockhart website:

The City of Lockhart is an equal opportunity employer.