Finance Director

Finance Director
City of Greer
 Greer, South Carolina
Job Description


Manages, directs, and evaluates department staff. Plans, organizes, and directs all programs related to the City’s Finance Department, which involves financial planning, accounting, treasury management, budget administration, auditing, billing, tax information, vendor management, systems evaluation, and customer service. Estimates revenues and expenditures for budget determinations. Compiles departmental requests and assists City Administrator in analyzing for budget recommendations to Council. Leads budget review team. Exercises budgetary controls. Reviews financial transactions, enforces compliance with accounting standards, accounting systems, and fiscal processes and procedures. Prepares and/or approves budget transfers for departments. Provides regular reporting to departments, City Administrator, and Council. Signs all payroll checks, accounts payable checks, and other various fund checks. Supervises the reconciling of bank statements to general ledger for all City funds; supervises all bank deposits; approves bank transfers. Reviews and recommends debt instruments, debt structure, and debt and financing strategy. Coordinates information with bond attorneys, financial advisors and rating agencies. Reviews, calculates and certifies mileage rates and tax levies with counties. Directs budget and audit programs. Supports entities that issue debt on behalf of the City. Prepares financial statements and other reports as needed.


Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field. Six (6) years or more of progressive experience in municipal government accounting, finance, fiscal management, and administration, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess a valid state issued driver’s license. Preferred, Certified Public Accountant, CGMA, CPFO, CPFA and/or CMA