Finance Director/Treasurer

City of Mesquite, NV

Under executive direction, develops, directs and manages the financial operations of the City of Mesquite, including a comprehensive program of managing and safeguarding City financial assets while facilitating the effective use of public tax dollars. Plans, directs, manages and oversees the financial operations of the City; Develops, implements and monitors short- and long-term strategies, goals and objectives in support of the City’s vision and strategic plan; Manages the day-to-day operations of the Finance Department including accounting operations (accounts receivable and accounts payable), treasury/cash management, debt, investments and auditing and internal controls; Directs and oversees the development and administration of the annual operating budget for both the Finance Department and the City, including coordinating the City budget with the City’s capital improvements program, asset management plan, and vehicle and equipment replacement schedules; Oversees the preparation of the City's annual financial statements and coordinate with the City’s outside auditor regarding the associated audit report; Assists in ensuring that the financial needs of the city are met; Provides expert financial assistance to the City Manager, Mayor and City Council; prepares reports, agreements, contracts, resolutions, ordinances and other necessary correspondence; reviews comprehensive financial, political and policy analysis reports; attends City Council meetings and present on related subjects as needed; Monitors regional, state and federal legislative developments related to finance and accounting matters and evaluates the short- and long-term impacts on City operations; Acts as City Treasurer. For FY21, the City's General Fund budget is $23 million, the City's proprietary sewer fund is $7.5 million, and the total for all funds, including the general funds and proprietary funds, is $69 million. The ideal candidate has a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business or public administration or a field related to the essential functions. Six years of increasingly responsible experience in financial management, accounting, or a related field, including three years of management responsibility. Nevada governmental accounting experience desired. Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Certification preferred.

How to Apply

Application Deadline
APPLY BY Sunday, June 27, 2021, 11:59 PM Pacific Time. Applications may be filed online at: http://www.mesquitenv

Job Details

Job Function
Finance Director
Position Type
Full Time

City of Mesquite


10 E Mesquite Blvd
Mesquite, NV 89027-4706
United States

Form of Government