JOB: Finance Director, City of North Las Vegas, NV

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    Patrick Fiorenza

    FINANCE DIRECTOR, City of North Las Vegas, NV

    Post Date Sep 29, 2011 Salary $113,462 – $166,954 annually DOQ
    Start Date not specified
    Application Deadline 10/13/2011
    ICMA Members Only No ICMA Credential (Details) not required
    Normal Population 221,500 Seasonal Population
    Employer Location North Las Vegas, Nevada United States Job Reference Number n/a
    Job Description
    Join the City of North Las Vegas, Southern Nevada’s Employer of Choice!

    The City of North Las Vegas stretches across the northern rim of the Las Vegas Valley. The City, which was incorporated in 1946, encompasses 98.4 square-miles within Clark County in Southern Nevada. Since 2000, the City’s population has grown by 91.3 percent, making it home to about 221,500 residents. North Las Vegas is the fourth-largest city in Nevada. The City embraces its’ diversity, living up to its’ motto of being “Your Community of Choice.” We are seeking an exceptional candidate to join our Management team:

    $113,462 – $166,954 annually DOQ

    The Finance Director functions as the department head of the City’s centralized Finance Department in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and sound business practices. Work involves planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the activities of the department, which include accounting, grant and debt management, budget, capital improvement plan (CIP), City investments, business license, and payroll. The Finance Director exercises supervision over management, supervisory, professional, technical and clerical staff that provides for the professional operation of the Finance Department to include finance, accounting, budget, utility bill collection and City investments. A high level of analytical skills is necessary in order to develop and implement the department’s mission, goals and procedures; determine needs for capital expenditures, personnel and operating budgets; and to prepare special reports or analyses for the jurisdiction or outside agencies.

    Our ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, plus a minimum ten years of progressively responsible and complex experience related to finance management to include five years managerial experience. A Master’s Degree and experience in municipal government are highly desirable. Professional certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is highly preferred. Designation as a Certified Local Government Finance Officer or Certified Public Finance Officer is desired.


    The Finance Department is organized into three areas (Accounting/Treasury, Budget and Capital Improvement Planning and Business License), each of which provides support services to the City’s operating departments. The Finance Department’s foremost responsibility is to conduct the fiscal affairs of the City in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and sound business practices. The Finance Department diligently safeguards the resources of the City and ensures that prudent fiscal management policies are maintained. The budget for the Finance Department is approximately $3.9 million. For FY 2011, North Las Vegas has a total budget of $736.8 million. The general fund budget is approximately $149.5 million. Proprietary Funds (includes Enterprise & Internal Service Funds) are $224.1 million. The Capital Improvement Plan budget for FY 2012–2016 is approximately $300 million.

    Recruitment closes on October 13, 2011. To be considered, please forward resume to Joyce Lira @ [email protected] or Eddie Bryant @ [email protected] For additional information about the position or the application process, please call Human Resources Director Joyce Lira at (702) 633-1159 or Human Resources Analyst Eddie Bryant at (702) 633-1504. The City of North Las Vegas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds.

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