The Town of Highland Beach is recruiting for a Finance Director to join the Town Manager’s Leadership Team. The Town is seeking a motivated and qualified professional who is a dedicated team player, detail oriented and has well-developed problem-solving abilities. The ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator, engaging, emotionally intelligent and exhibit the ability to collaborate with tact and diplomacy with internal and external stakeholders.
The Finance Director reports to the Town Manager and is responsible for planning, directing, managing, and overseeing the activities and operations of the Finance Department; coordinates; responsible for performing a variety of complex supervisory, professional, administrative and technical finance/accounting functions including budget preparation, allocating cash reserves to investment managers, purchasing/procurement activities, and utility billing; and provides highly responsible and complex financial analysis and managerial support to the Town Manager.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, Business or Financial Management or related discipline in municipal finance administration. Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a similar field is strongly preferred.
Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in governmental budgeting, accounting, fiscal management, financial analysis or combination, thereof. Preferred Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or designation as CGFP and/or CPFO desired. Florida experience is a plus.
Compensation: The current salary range for this position is $81,935.00 – $131,094.00 with the starting pay selected being commensurate with the experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and vision insurance, Defined Benefit Retirement Plan (FRS), Paid Time Off, as well as life insurance and short-term and long-term disability.
Those interested should email a copy of their resume, five professional references and a completed Town Employment Application to:
Ms. Terisha Cuebas, Assistant to the Town Manager
Town of Highland Beach
3614 S. Ocean Boulevard Highland Beach, FL 33487