Assistant Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Bend
Location of position: 
Bend, OR
Wage/Salary: 
$96,240 – $124,992
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Closing Date: 
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Job Description: 

For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on “Open Recruitments.” For questions, please call 206-368-0050.

With a population of more than 90,000 residents, Bend is central Oregon’s largest city, noted for its scenic setting and year-round outdoor recreational activities. Bend also offers annual music, art and film festivals, theatrical companies, unique shops, world-class dining, and nationally recognized breweries and wineries.

The City of Bend employs more than 600 FTEs and has a biennial budget of more than $700 million. The Finance Department consists of Accounting, Budget, Billing & Customer Service and Municipal Court divisions. Under the general supervision of the Finance Director, the Assistant Finance Director is responsible for the daily administration and supervision of the Accounting & Financial Reporting, Billing & Customer Service, and Municipal Court divisions within the Finance Department, and implementation of special projects at the direction of the Finance Director. The Assistant Finance Director will directly supervise three division supervisors/managers and a performance analyst, and oversee 24 additional employees. This position also assists the organization in achieving overall sound financial management by ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial and budgetary information, managing treasury and debt management functions and maintaining entity-wide internal controls and financial regulatory compliance.

A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a closely related field, and five (5) years of progressive professional level management experience in accounting, finance or auditing with a governmental organization. An advanced degree in accounting, and/or CPA is strongly desired. Candidates may possess any combination of relevant education and experience that demonstrates their ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

The City of Bend is an equal opportunity employer. First review: November 12, 2017 (open until filled).