Finance Director/City Treasurer

Finance Director/City Treasurer
City of Liberty Hill Adminiatration Department
 Liberty Hill, Texas
Job Description

The City of Liberty Hill is accepting resumes for a Finance Director/City Treasurer. Under supervision of the City Administrator, the Finance Director is a municipal officer for the City of Liberty Hill. This position is responsible for the effective management of the City's finances and providing supervision to the Finance Department.

Essential Job Function:

  • Preparation of the city-wide monthly and annual financial statements, accounts payable, payroll, and investing and debt activities.
  • Preparation and monitoring of city-wide operating and capital budgets, including the creation of the budget retreat documents, and the final budget document.
  • Coordinate and direct the operations of the purchasing division, including the p-card program, formal and informal bids, RFPs, RFQs, city auctions, and coordinating purchase agenda items for City Council approval.
  • Prepare department strategic and operating plan, which includes identifying, documenting, monitoring, and evaluating goals, objectives, priorities, and activities.
  • Prepare and present updates about department activities and outcomes to executive team.
  • This position is responsible for monitoring the entire city budget, both operating and capital, totaling hundreds of millions of dollars; further, departmental budget oversight.
  • Supports the relationship between the City and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.
  • Assists with development and preparation of internal and external financial reports, financial analyses, regulatory agency reports, consolidated financial statements and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report; assists auditors with preparation of annual financial analyses and reports.
  • Reviews journal entries for accuracy and completeness and corrects entries within scope of authority. Prepares status reports and assures effective communication of financial issues.
  • Creates, interprets, and explains the City’s accounting policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Works with department heads, City Administrator, Mayor, City Council, and others in understanding and developing budget documents.
  • Collaborates with grant administrator to assist with pursuing grant opportunities and developing grant applications.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field of study or equivalent experience in Finance.
  • 10+ years of related experience, preferably in a public sector.
  • Appropriate, valid, state-issued driver’s license, or ability to obtain upon hire, may be required.
  • Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB), Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) standards, recommended practices and policies, rules, and regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Generally Accepted Auditing Principles governing Public Sector financial management.
  • State and federal statutes, rules and regulations governing public funds and debt management.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license is preferred.

Special Requirements

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license is preferred.