The City of Las Vegas is swiftly becoming a center of business for many reasons, including location and accessibility, tax advantages, climate, and lifestyle. Las Vegas is a thriving metropolitan area, home to more than two million residents who enjoy its parks, recreation areas, shopping, dining, and entertainment. It is easy to enjoy these amenities year-round, as Las Vegas experiences at least 310 days of sunshine annually, along with low humidity. Residents enjoy nearby hiking at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, kayaking down the Colorado River, and skiing at Lee Canyon during the winter.
The City of Las Vegas is seeking an experienced professional who is willing to exercise independent judgment and initiative while always keeping the best interests of the City, its residents, and the organization as a priority. The successful candidate will be a skilled finance manager with expertise in supervising and mentoring staff and will bring a customer service focused approach to the Department. Candidates with governmental finance and accounting experience are strongly encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the principles and practices of general fund and governmental accounting including financial statement preparation and methods of financial control and reporting, as well as understanding of public agency budgeting, and public agency capital financing.
The typical candidate will possess a Bachelor`s degree from an accredited college or university with major in finance, accounting, business or public administration or a field related to the essential functions; and six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in financial management, accounting, or a related field, including two (2) years of administrative and management responsibility. A combination of formal education and directly related work experience may substitute for the degree. The City assesses 1.5 years of full-time experience as equivalent to one year of education. Must be able to be insurance bonded for financial security purposes.
The annual salary range for the incoming Finance Director is $115,210-$184,338. Placement within the salary range will be dependent upon qualifications. The City also offers an excellent variety of generous benefits and financial incentives.