Finance Director/Administrative Services Director

Finance Director/Administrative Services Director
City of Norcross Finance Director
 Norcross, Georgia
Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the City Manager, directs and coordinates preparation of the annual city budget and monitors expenditures by providing a monthly budget review to all departments.
  • Monitors City expenditures and revenues to ensure compliance with adopted budget; prepares cash flow projections and budget reports as necessary.
  • Assists department in monitoring expenditures under grants and monitors grant compliance.
  • Reviews maintenance of fixed asset and depreciation schedules (maintained by Administrative Services Department).
  • Reviews and reports on financial projects that affect the city directly or indirectly.
  • Under the direction of the City Manager, assists in management of investments of excess moneys after acquiring bids on interest rates and determining yield.
  • Provides full disclosure of the financial position of all funds, appropriations, and accounts of the City.
  • Assists external auditors by providing needed data.
  • Works with City Manager and Independent Auditor to develop internal audit procedures.
  • Plans, organizes, and directs the City’s financial affairs including functions of accounting and reporting, finance administration, purchasing treasure, debt management, and budget.
  • Serves as custodian of all the public monies, funds, notes, bonds, and other securities belonging to the City.
  • Directs the proper collection of all City revenues and makes all payments upon properly executed payment vouchers or authorization.
  • Directs the preparation of full and complete statements of receipts, payments, and cash financial position of the City as well as annual financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles and Government Finance Officers Association standards.
  • Directs the investment of City funds that are not needed to meet current expenditures
  • Directs development and implementation of a sound debt structure to ensure a strong financial position for the City.
  • Directs the procurement of goods and services required by the City through a centralized purchasing process.
  • Involved in oversight of contract management and compliance for all Departments.
  • Advises City Manager regarding internal control systems; recommends new or revised fiscal policies and methods.
  • Recommends ordinances and resolutions and major operational adjustments as required to safeguard the validity and reliability of financial reporting systems.
  • Participates in long-range and short-range planning for City finances and impact on future City operations.
  • Selects, trains and supervises personnel directly or through subordinate supervisors.
  • Monitors various state and federal legislative proposals, which may impact the City’s financial affairs.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Holiday Pay
  • Vacation - accrue up to 120 hours annually
  • Sick Leave- accrue up to 80 hours annually
  • Bereavement Leave - Immediately
  • 457 Plan - Upon eligibility
  • Pension Plan - Immediately, with a mandatory employee 3% payroll contribution.
  • Telecommute – 1 day per pay period
  • *benefits/retirement are currently under review and subject to change*