Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Marshfield
Location of position: 
Marshfield, WI
$89,024.00 - $96,220.80
Date Posted: 
Monday, February 12, 2018
Closing Date: 
Monday, March 12, 2018
Job Description: 

POSITION SUMMARY: The Finance Director position is required to perform the State of WI statutory duties & responsibilities of both Comptroller and Treasurer for the City. The most important impact of this position on the organization overall is financial management for the City. Efficient financial management allows the City to provide services expected by citizens and regulatory agencies, construct and maintain public infrastructure and provide support of economic development efforts for the community. Sound financial management ensures the highest level of accountability possible with available resources utilizing effective internal controls and procedures to ensure the highest level of accountability to citizens, elected officials and regulatory agencies.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor degree in Accounting plus 6-8 years of experience in governmental accounting and/or comptroller experience is required. Current license or accreditation as a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Public Finance Officer, or Certified Government Finance Manager is required. Knowledge of various software programs including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, etc.) required. Experience with Microsoft GP Dynamics, Work Tech, Diamond, and Forecaster, is preferred. Ability to effectively use office equipment such as computer, telephone, and multi-function machine is required. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills are required. The successful candidate must have the ability to perform in an active work environment and handle multiple tasks in an organized and effective manner.

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PAY & BENEFITS: Pay range is $42.80 (minimum) – $46.26 (Market Rate)-Exempt.

Possible future financial advancement depending upon funding ability by the City. The City of Marshfield offers a full benefits package including health/vision, dental, long term disability, flexible spending accounts, 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, and WRS retirement plan.