The City of Dayton is seeking a Director of Finance to join a cohesive, mission-driven executive team to direct and coordinate the activities of the City’s Finance Department. The Director of Finance oversees the collection, disbursement, accounting and reporting of all City revenue and expenditures that includes management of City’s debt and investment portfolios. The Director of Finance manages a budget of $21 million and provides leadership to 65 professional staff members. The City of Dayton has received the Government Finance Officers Association Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 33 consecutive years. evaluating and monitoring the ongoing organizational performance of the Finance Department.
The successful candidate should bring to the position substantial executive management skills developed through leading and oversight of resources and workforces with at least ten (10) years of progressive management-level career experience that includes at least five (5) years of supervisory experience serving within accounting or financial management functions. Previous government accounting experience will be highly valued in this position. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in Public Administration, Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or a related field is required and a graduate degree (MPA or CPA) is preferred. The MPA or CPA may be substituted with a current Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) certification through the Association of Governmental Accountants, or the Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) certification through the Government Finance Officers Association. Please view a comprehensive brochure at: www.mercergroupinc.com for additional information.
Additional Salary Information: The City of Dayton offers a generous benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, vacation and sick leaves, short and long-term disability insurances, executive benefit options and retirement benefits. Please view a comprehensive brochure at: www.mercergroupinc.com
Internal Number: Dayton FD 2021
About The City of Dayton, Ohio
Dayton (population approximately 140,000) is a Midwestern city in southwestern Ohio located centrally within the American heartland. The City of Dayton is the seat of Montgomery County and has operated under the Commission-Manager form of local government since 1913. The administrative and operational activities of the City are directed by the City Manager and carried out by a highly professional staff. Dayton is a full-service city comprised of 16 operating departments, employing approximately 1,800 employees. The City provides it citizens and guests a broad range of municipal services that include: police,fire, emergency management services (EMS), water supply and treatment, street maintenance, refuse collection, recreation, building inspection, sanitation maintenance, wastewater treatment, municipal courts and international and general aviation airports. The City's General Fund budget for FY 2021 totals approximately $150 million.