Job Details

Director of Finance
City of Virginia Beach, VA
Job Description

The City of Virginia Beach seeks an experienced executive committed to sustainable financial policies and servant leadership. The Director of Finance reports to a Deputy City Manager and provides oversight for City financial operations, as well as facilitates financial matters with other department directors, City Council, Council-appointed boards and committees, regional authorities and commissions.

Candidates with a demonstrated track record of fiscal governance and knowledge of progressive financial policies and strategies preferred. The next Director of Finance will be a strategic thinker with a diverse knowledge/experience in accounting, debt issuance, risk management, payroll, purchasing, deferred compensation and pension plans. S/he will be responsible for assisting the City navigate public-private partnerships, manage the financial impacts of sea level rise, and oversee management of a new cloud-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform.

The Director of Finance serves as a strategic liaison to Virginia Beach City Public Schools, the Deferred Compensation Board, Virginia Beach Development Authority, and Minority Business Council. Additionally, the director facilitates processes that ensure opportunities exist for Small, Women and Minority-owned (SWaM)businesses.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced negotiator familiar with public-private partnerships, demonstrated financial forecasting skills, and the ability to communicate complex information to a variety of audiences. S/he will ensure all financial activities are in compliance with law, policies, regulations, and accounting standards.

Requires a master’s degree in Business, Public Administration, Government Operations, Business Management, or a similar program and 6 years management experience, or higher-level education and experience equivalent to 12 years in fields utilizing the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above, including 5 years at the top levels of finance program management or administrator; plus professional certification (CPA, CMA, CGFM, etc.). Resume and cover letter

Job Details
Salary:
$106,392 - $161,302, DOQ
Job Function:
Finance Director
Position Type:
Full Time
City of Virginia Beach
Location:
2401 Courthouse Dr, Bldg 1, Rm 234
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9115
United States
Population: 442,707
Form of Government: Council-Manager

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