City of Vancouver

Deputy Finance Director

Vancouver, Washington
$123,564 - $160,656
Filing Deadline:
First review of applications: November 23, 2020
Josh Jones
Executive Recruiter
CPS HR Consulting

The City of Vancouver, WA is seeking a Deputy Finance Director.  The ideal candidate will be experienced in managing an organization-wide budget with many unique, complex funds and revenue streams. The ability to make accurate forecasts is crucial. While general financial experience is helpful, a proven track record in budget management and/or accounting is most important. Having a sense for leveraging technology and personnel who can support the department’s needs will be helpful. The ideal candidate will be confident, capable, and a good communicator who enjoys leading initiatives without their work being checked. The candidate will join a talented staff with high morale, due in part to the independence and autonomy earned through trust. Independent thinking and the positive debate of opinions and ideas are encouraged. Finally, the selected candidate will benefit from knowing that this is a succession planning position and they will be mentored to potentially have the opportunity to become the City’s next CFO if mutual interest is established.

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