Hidden from the big city hustle and bustle, Baytown is one of the Texas Gulf Coast’s best-kept secrets. This coastal community is steeped in rich history as it shares its bay with the San Jacinto Monument, the birthplace of Texas, just a ferry ride away. Baytown, Texas, with a population of approximately 82,000, is one of the largest cities in the Houston metropolitan area and is located about 30 miles from downtown Houston.
Baytown’s Finance Department is responsible for administering the City's fiscal affairs in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local guidelines. The City is seeking a Finance Director who has a proven and comprehensive understanding of municipal government financial requirements which include: auditing, budgeting, debt issuances, tax rates, and reporting. A successful candidate in this role will have a proven track record of overseeing long-range capital improvement programs through the analysis of debt capacity, rate impact, and project scheduling to meet regulatory compliance.
The selected candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in finance, accounting, or a related field. A Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or Accounting and Certified Public Accountant credentials are desired. A minimum of 10 years of experience in finance, accounting, or a related field, with at least five years of progressively responsible management and supervisory experience are required. A Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record is also a requirement.
This position carries a robust and competitive compensation package including an annual base salary of $125,845-$163,598, dependent upon qualifications, experience and internal equity.
For more information on this position contact: Kristin Navarro, Director of Business Development and Recruitment Strategic Government Resources email@example.com 817-753-3150
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