Director of Finance

Director of Finance
City of Cedar Hill
 Cedar Hill, Texas
Job Description

The City of Cedar Hill, Texas is seeking an innovative, community-oriented servant leader to join our family as the next Director of Finance.

This position is responsible for leading Finance personnel, providing administrative direction and coordination for the fiscal and administrative activities of the City, including finance and budget administration, accounting, billing and collection, cash management, debt management, purchasing, and investment policy.

Under the direction of City Manager and in accord with Cedar Hill’s organizational values, goals and leadership philosophy, the Finance Director is responsible for the leadership and management of all financial operations of the City, including planning, organizing and controlling financial resources and expenditure processes. This function is conducted in coordination/collaboration with the senior leadership team.

The City is actively seeking to fill this position to lead an established, strong, innovative financial team, which serves as a critical asset to City operations. To be successful, candidates must possess a collaborative spirit and appreciate diversity in all aspects, with the ability to weave their tools within the City in an effort to maintain fiduciary responsibility.

The salary range for this position is up to $169,598 annually, depending on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

The first review of candidates will begin on April 26, 2021.

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  • Successful candidates for the position of Director of Finance will possess, at a minimum, the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field; Master’s degree preferred in Management or Public Administration.
  • Thorough knowledge of general management principles, and principles, methods, and practices of municipal finance as well as the ability to plan, direct and coordinate the diversified work activities of several divisions.
  • At least seven years of related experience required.
  • Certified Public Accountant and/or Certified Government Finance Officer preferred.


To be considered for this position apply online at Please attach a resume and interest statement. In your interest statement, please include your current position title and highlights of your accomplishments in your current position.

Applicants selected as finalists for the position will undergo verification of current and previous employment (via open record requests), verification of education, criminal history background check, driving record check, and verification of professional references. Information from your application and résumé may be subject to release to the public, under the Public Information Act, at any time during the hiring process.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Cedar Hill will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your needs. For any special requests, please call Human Resources at 972-291-5100, ext. 1068.

For questions about the position, please contact Jenifer Sweeney, HR Manager at 972-291-5100 ext. 1068 or

The City of Cedar Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of genetic information in compliance with the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), race, sex, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, age, or disability in hiring, conditions, or termination of employment. Final applicants for employment with the City of Cedar Hill are subject to drug testing and background screening.