Director of Financial Services

Director of Financial Services
City of Missouri City Finance Department
 Missouri City, Texas
Job Description
  • Responsible for the overall leadership and supervision of the Financial Services Department and provides oversight for all financial transactions conducted by the City including long-term financial planning, cash and investment management, procurement, and debt financing for the City’s Capital Improvement Program including the coordination with the City’s financial advisor, underwriters, and bond attorneys.
  • Assists in planning and leading bond meetings with rating agencies and oversee preparation of all documents needed for such ratings.
  • Directs and coordinates the municipal budget process.
  • Oversees the City’s performance management program and assist departments with the development of goal measures and performance measures in alignment with the City’s vision, mission and goals.
  • Oversees and manages the City’s financial reporting function including coordinating performance of annual City audits and preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report.
  • Ensures the City’s compliance with regulations governing municipal finance activities
  • Participates in the analysis of the fiscal impacts, as well as the risks and uncertainties associated with proposed economic development plans, strategies or individual projects.
  • Participates in the negotiation process for economic development agreements.
  • Monitors compliance with ongoing development agreements.
  • Oversee financial activities and often service as liaison for the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones (TIF), Public Improvement Districts and assist in negotiating development incentive agreements.
  • Recommend and provide input for City policy development and approval and making final decisions for implementation of City policies;
  • Prepares agenda items for and gives presentations to the City Council and city boards.
  • Perform on-going evaluations of work program objectives, effectiveness, efficiency and practicability as well as align city/department resources optimally and appropriately;
  • Responsible for all department employees in regards to hiring/promoting/termination, management/supervision, performance (accomplished through evaluations, coaching and all levels of discipline), as well as training and development;
  • Be responsible for departmental financial decisions including development of the department’s proposed budget, monitoring of the department’s budget and departmental expenditures;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned;
  • Subject to 24 hour recall.