Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
Town of Surfside
Location of position: 
Surfside, FL
Wage/Salary: 
$90,312 – $135,468 Annual
Date Posted: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Closing Date: 
Sunday, February 11, 2018
Job Description: 

The Town of Surfside is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Finance Director. Under the general direction of the Town Manager, the Finance Director serves as the Town’s financial officer performing professional work in planning, organizing, supervising and administering all financial functions including budgeting, reporting, investing, debt management, banking, treasury management, fixed asset management, purchasing, internal support, contract management, and pension plan management, for the Town. The Finance Director is also responsible for development of the annual budget, management of the Town’s investments, preparation of reports, financial analysis, debt management and audit preparation.

The preferred candidate must be motivated, experienced, have outstanding communication skills and be a proactive individual who will not just focus on the day-to-day but who will look out in the future and assist the Town in planning for a better tomorrow.

The preferred candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or closely related field, be a Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) and have ten (10) years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in accounting, auditing, or finance; seven (7) years of which should be in an executive finance position in local government. Florida experience and experience in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) transition is highly desirable and preferred. Submit resume, salary history and cover letter to: Town of Surfside, Human Resources Director 9293 Harding Avenue Surfside, FL 33154. You may e-mail your resume, salary history and cover letter to hr@townofsurfsidefl.gov, or fax to (305) 715-0002.