This appointed position reports directly to the City Manager. The Finance Director functions as the department of the City’s centralized Finance Department in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and sound business practices. Work involves planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the activities of the department, which include accounting, grant and debt management, budget, capital improvement plan (CIP), City investments, business license, and payroll.
The Finance Director exercises supervision over management, supervisory, professional, technical and clerical staff that provides for the professional operation of the Finance Department to include finance, accounting, budget, utility bill collection and City investments. Critical thinking as well as a high level of analytical skills and attention to details are essential in order to develop and implement the department’s mission, goals and procedures; determine needs for capital expenditures, personnel and operating budgets; and to prepare special reports or analyses for the jurisdiction or outside agencies.
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field and a minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible and complex experience related to finance management to include 8 years managerial experience to effectively direct the Finance Department or any combination of education, training and experience which produces the knowledge, skills and abilities for the position.
Master's degree in finance, accounting, public administration or a related field and experience in municipal government is highly desirable.
Professional certification as a CPA is required. Designation as a Certified Local Government Finance Officer or Certified Public Finance Officer is desired.
Must possess a valid state license and maintain satisfactory motor vehicle record with the ability to obtain appropriate Nevada' state driver's license within 30 days.
The City of North Las Vegas is a full-service municipality, providing recreational amenities, police and fire protection and water service. It operates under a Council-Manager form of government, comprised of a Mayor and four Council members.
The City of North Las Vegas stretches across the northern rim of Las Vegas Valley. The City, which was incorporated in 1946, encompasses 98.4 square-mil...es within Clark County in Southern Nevada. Since 2000, the City's population has grown by 91.3 percent, making it home to about 217,500 residents. North Las Vegas is the third-largest city in Nevada. The City embraces its' diversity, living up to its' motto of being "Your Community of Choice."