The City of Neptune Beach is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Finance Director. The Finance Director is an executive level appointment by the City Manager and reports directly to the City Manager. The Finance Director is a key member of the City’s Leadership team and is responsible for performing a variety of complex supervisory, professional, administrative and technical accounting/finance functions in maintaining the City’s fiscal records/systems.
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university plus relevant experience in municipal finance administration and management of professional accounting/finance staff, or combination of education, experience and training. Experience handling municipal finances and certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred. Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and thorough background check. Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license.
About City of Neptune Beach
The City of Neptune Beach is a community of 7,500 residents located in Duval County on a barrier island between the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Intracoastal Waterway on the west.
The Finance Department has the overall responsibility for the administration of the City's fiscal affairs. This includes Accounting, Budget Management, Information Technology, Treasury Management, Debt Management, and Utility Billing and Services.
The department issues all payments for the City and keeps an account of all monies due, all receipts and disbursements, all City assets and liabilities, and all appropriations made by the City Council. The department coordinates the annual audit of the City's financial affairs with the independent auditor and prepares the Annual Financial Report.