Job Details

Finance Director
Town of Smyrna, DE
Job Description

Responsible for leading, directing and supervising the activities of the Finance Department for multi-fund, full-service municipal operation, general governmental, and enterprise funds. The Director of Finance will develop financial strategies and drive analytics to enable business decision making for the Town. Oversees the Customer Service Division, Town assessments and appeals, as well as serves as an Alternate Board Member on the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC). The position will be highly involved with the Town Manager on Town public utility rate analysis, short and long-term operational assessments, and actively involved with fiscal impacts of the public utilities. The individual in this role will drive long-term planning, forecasting, and budgeting processes and provide detailed monthly reports and analyses, as well as being the main financial contact for external auditing, project and grant management, contract compliance, revenue collection, risk management, and pension administration. The position will involve delivering important insights to the Town Manager, Council, and Mayor, and requires strong management skills. Financial responsibilities include, but are not limited to, accounting, budget, payroll, debt management, investments, revenue collection, taxation, and other fiscal activities. While the Finance Director consults with the Town Manager on issues relating to policy and planning, they work independently in supervising the overall departmental operations. The Finance Director also serves as a member of the Town leadership team.

Job Details
Job Function:
Finance Director
Position Type:
Full Time
Town of Smyrna
PO Box 307
Smyrna, DE 19977-0307
United States
Population: 11,580
Form of Government: Council-Manager

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