The City of Lockhart, TX is looking for a new Director of Finance to lead a department with an approved annual budget for FYE 2024 of $332,517 and a great team of employees to include 5 FTE – Director of Finance, Controller, Staff Accountant, Accounts Payable Clerk, and Personnel Specialist (Benefits/Payroll). This role will also act as a liaison and financial manager for the Hotel Occupancy Tax Board, and Treasurer for Lockhart Economic Development Corporation (LEDC). It is preferable that candidates have prior experience working with PIDs, TIRZ/TIF’s, MUDs, water, wastewater, and electric distribution utility systems, along with multi-year debt financing for capital project funding and grant requirements.
Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field from an accredited school, five (5) years of related experience supervising and administering a municipal or government general accounting and utility accounting function, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and additional experience with 4A and 4B law. It is preferred, but not required, for candidates to have any of the following credentials: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO), and/or Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO). Familiarity with Tyler Technologies/Incode – ERP Pro 10 is a plus!