Finance Director

City of Kentwood   Grand Rapids, MI   Full-time     Finance
Posted on March 7, 2023
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Finance Director -
City of Kentwood
Join our team! The City of Kentwood is seeking applicants for a Finance Director in the Finance Department.
Pay and Benefits
The compensation range for this position is $96,697-$129,585, dependent on qualifications and experience. Additionally, the City of Kentwood offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a 12% employer retirement plan contribution, 11 paid holidays, three personal days, 12 sick days and up to five weeks of vacation annually.
We also offer competitive medical insurance with a 2% employee premium share, ranging from $7.50-$17.00 biweekly, as well as free telehealth visits. Employees enjoy no-cost dental insurance, vision coverage, a health savings account with an annual employer contribution ranging from $700 - $1,400, flexible spending account options and a generous retirement health savings plan. Additionally, we provide employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability coverage at no cost to employees and free access to an employee assistance program.
Position Summary
Reporting directly to the Mayor, main responsibilities for this role include planning, coordinating and leading the City's Finance functions and staff; serving as the City's Chief Financial Officer; and developing and administering budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, investing, employee retirement benefits administration, risk management, debt administration, financial planning and forecasting functions.
Our ideal candidate has a bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a field related to the work and at least five years of managerial experience in financial management in a municipal setting. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or a Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) designation is preferred.
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City of Kentwood

Grand Rapids , MI