Nestled between the beautiful McKenzie and Willamette Rivers in the Southern Willamette Valley, Springfield, Oregon, is a city in Lane County with a population of 62,353. Springfield is a family-friendly community where a healthy economy and numerous historical aspects of Oregon’s past have blended into a vibrant place to call home. The City operates under a home-rule charter with a council-manager form of government. The City Council, consisting of one person from each of six wards and a Mayor, sets overall City policy and establishes goals for the City.
The City seeks an innovative, highly ethical leader with a strong sense of initiative to become its new Finance Director. Reporting directly to the City Manager, the Finance Director performs duties directing the activities of the City’s Finance Department, including financial reporting, budget management, economic forecasting, treasury, purchasing, accounts payable, and payroll. This position serves as City Treasurer and the Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission Finance Officer. The ideal candidate will be an approachable management professional who has an outgoing personality and passion for municipal government.
The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, finance, accounting, or a related field. Seven to 10 years of increasingly responsible experience in financial operations is required, along with at least five years of management experience, including two years of executive management experience. A valid driver’s license at time of appointment is required. Any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience may be considered qualifying. The hiring range for this outstanding opportunity is between $92,290- $129,189, depending on qualifications and experience.
For more information on this position contact: Ron Holifield, CEO Strategic Government Resources Ron@GovernmentResource.com 214-676-1691
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