City of Surprise
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Work Schedule
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Job Description
The City of Surprise, Arizona is offering an exciting career opportunity for a highly experienced financial professional to fulfill the position of Assistant Director of Finance. This position is an at-will employee reporting directly to the Director of Finance. The City’s Finance Department is a robust operation including the following areas: accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, bonds, budget, business licenses, development fees, procurement, utility billing (including rates and charges). Total staff in the department is 61. Additional preferential qualifications include managing/supervising the daily operations of a finance department including accounting, utility billing, accounts payable and receivable, and revenue collections. While the Assistant Director of Finance position requires a high degree of skills and oversight, it also serves as a working manager.

Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business plus 5 years of professional experience and 3 years of progressively responsible management experience.

The City of Surprise provides a competitive compensation and benefits package. The base annual salary range for this exempt position is up to $150,499 DOQ. In addition to base salary, the City will also offer a one-time compensation incentive for the selected candidate.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by Monday, October 31, 2022 by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to Ralph Andersen & Associates via email at apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler, Project Director or Mr. John Slaughter, Co-Project Director at (916) 630-4900. Alternatively, candidates may send an email to scheduling@ralphandersen.com to request an appointment to discuss questions about the position or related inquiries. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/assistant-director-of-finance-surprise-az/.