City of Webster
  • Webster, TX, USA
  • $105,252 - $176,775
  • Salary
  • Full Time

An excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and long term disability coverage, retirement, tuition assistance and professional certification pay.

Job Announcement:

The City of Webster seeks an experienced and effective Director of Finance. If you value a transparent, positive work environment and a collaborative, high-performing team culture, Webster could be the ideal place for you to thrive. The Director of Finance plans, organizes, and directs operations and activities of the Finance, Municipal Court, and Information Technology Departments. This position is responsible for overseeing a $ 47 million budget across multiple funds and grants. The Director of Finance leads a team of 13 employees, including an Assistant Director, a Senior Accountant, a Court Administrator, and an IT Manager.

The ideal candidate has knowledge and experience with:

  • Finance and accounting principles, practices, and methods applicable to municipal finance, financial reporting requirements, payroll administration, financial planning, and municipal finance operations,

  • Principles of public administration, budgetary practices, and utility rate setting,

  • Federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and policies applicable to governmental and public services,

  • Modern principles, practices, methods, and techniques in evaluating programs of a City,

  • Effectively communicating and presenting complex principles and facts,

  • Best practices, benchmarking, process improvement, and strategic planning.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university

  • At least five years of progressively responsible accounting/finance experience in a management role within a municipality or governmental organization

  • Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO), Certified Government Finance Manager (CGFM), or CPA preferred

  • Ability to obtain a Surety Bond

  • Experience with Incode or similar governmental financial software

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