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Deputy Finance Director

Published on October 14, 2020

Department(s): Finance Department

Location: Pittsburg, KS

The Deputy Finance Director plays a critical role in providing guidance to the employees within the Finance Department and all City Departments, in managing budgets, grants and capital improvement project funding. As a leader within the department, this role has significant influence on the performance of the Finance Department team and the City’s strategic fiscal planning and success.

This position will fill the role of the Finance Director in their absence, and should aspire to move to that role. Receives direction from the Director of Finance and occasionally the City Manager.


• Provides direct supervision to the Customer Service Manager, Payroll Manager and Staff Accountant I, Staff Accountant II. This includes instruction, mentoring, providing feedback, and coaching for performance.

• Assists the Finance Director and City Manager with the development and administration of the Annual Budget.

• Assists the Finance Director with the development of the annual Five-Year Financial Plan and the Five-Year Capital Improvements Plan.

• Provides Budget Analysis and Financial Guidance to City Departments.

• Ensures that City accounting and financial records are accurate. Assist the Finance Director with the annual audit and CAFR. Develops and recommends efficient practices and technologies to streamline procedures that also provide for internal control of City funds.


Education and Experience

• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, public administration, or related field

• Five years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal government finance preferred, OR will also consider three or more years of management level accounting and supervisory experience with budgets, financial reporting and audits

Salary: high $50k to mid $60k range, DOE

Please upload a cover letter and resume. Only applicants who meet the qualifications and provide the requested documents will be considered.

The deadline to submit applications and requested documents is November 13, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.

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