Finance Director


This position directs the activities of the Finance Department, including managing the City’s financial activities and overseeing Human Resources (HR) and Risk Management functions. Assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines personnel; coordinates daily work activities. Plans, organizes, and manages the City’s finances, including investments, cash management, revenues, disbursements, budget management, cost controls, general accounting, financial accounting and reporting, or other financial activities; oversees HR and Risk Management functions. Capable of completing Section 400 Codes and Policies Audit processes. Interprets, explains, applies, and ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations. Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a similar field. Must meet the State of Tennessee qualifications in Tennessee Code Annotated listed below: Must be a Certified Municipal Finance Officer (CMFO); or One of the following exempt designations and must comply with the continuing educational requirements of 6-56-404 and obtain approval by the Comptroller of the Treasury per § 6-56-405: An individual designated as a Certified Government Finance Manager (CGFM) by the Association of Government Accountants; An individual designated as a Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) by the Government Finance Officers Association; An individual licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) by the State Board of Accountancy and in active status who has a minimum of five (5) years of primarily government experience with at least three (3) of those years in the State of Tennessee. Ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in governmental accounting and finance, including at least five (3) years supervisory experience in local government financial administration or similar operational department. Must have a valid driver’s license. To apply for this position, please send resume to