Do you want to work for a successful and efficient finance department in a friendly environment? The city is seeking a talented and personable Assistant Finance Director to join our team of professionals who work to support the Milwaukie citizens by providing sound and award winning finance functions.
This position manages the general operation of the budget, finance and accounting functions; supervises the accounting staff; and acts as Finance Director in the Finance Director's absence.
The Assistant Finance Director receives administrative direction from the Finance Director and exercises direct supervision over professional, technical and support staff. This position has direct input into City policies and procedures and advises the City Manager, City Council, Department Directors, citizen boards, and committees on related issues.
Required Education, Training and Experience
(Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential duties of this position. Prior work experience and educational requirements listed are typical ways of obtaining the required qualifications. Other equivalent combinations of education, training and experience will be considered.)
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited four (4) year college or university and a minimum of three (3) years of technical municipal budgeting and accounting experience including a minimum of one (1) years supervisory and managerial experience.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Management Accountant highly desired.
Successfully pass the background checks and screening requirements of the City.
Possession of a valid driver's license or an acceptable alternative method of transportation which allows the incumbent to perform the duties of the position.
Additional Salary Information: 2 1/2% city contribution to your deferred comp account, city paid PERS
About City of Milwaukie
The City of Milwaukie has a Council - Manager form of government. The five elected members—Mayorand four Councilors—represent the community while concentrating on policy issues responsive to the community’s needs. The Mayor and City Councilors are elected at-large and serve staggered four-year terms. City Council appoints the city manager, city attorney and municipal judge. Milwaukie employs
about 150 full-time staff and works collaboratively with two unions.
The city operates its own police department, and municipal court, as well as its sewer and water utilities; provides street operations, planning, building inspections, public records, engineering, community development and library services. Located in Clackamas County, the city regularly partners with county staff on a variety of programs and initiatives. Milwaukie is also located within the urban growth boundary of Metro, the tricounty urban services district based in Portland, and TriMet, the tri-county transportation district of Oregon. Clackamas Fire District #1 provides fire
and emergency services for the city, and the North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District maintains Milwaukie’s parks while providing recreational services and programs.