Finance Director

  • Full-time

Company Description

If you are unable to apply online, a copy of the employment application can be requested by contacting us at (727) 391-0204, extension 137 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

City Benefits for Employees:

The City of Seminole offers a competitive benefits package to all regular employees including: paid vacation leave, sick leave, and holiday pay.  The City of Seminole participates in the Florida Retirement System. 

PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL REQUIRED, INCLUDING DRUG TESTING.  The City of Seminole is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status or disability.

Job Description

This highly responsible administrative, professional, and managerial position assists the City Manager in directing the overall municipal organization and is responsible for managing, directing, and coordinating the employees and activities of the Finance Department. This involves managing the staff, and work programs of the Finance and IT divisions. This position is responsible for all fiscal affairs of the City, including budgeting, accounting and treasury.

This position manages the debt and financial administration, budget, and audit processes of the City. The Finance Director must effectively manage investments and cash flow, serve as head procurement officer for the City, and perform  the technical and administrative functions required for special projects assigned by the City Manager.

The Finance Director is responsible for the administration and oversight of all contracts within area of responsibility as assigned by the City Manager as well as researching, pursuing, and managing any grants that would be available for the Department. Duties are performed under the general and administrative direction of the City Manager with considerable latitude in decision making and the management of the Department.

This Finance Director ensures compliance with applicable accounting principles and all federal, state & local regulations. Serves as the primary liaison with Pension Board & Pension Plan Administration to supply annual census data.

During occasions of local emergencies, this position shall be required to perform emergency tasks which may result in extended work hours as well as extended periods of time away from family members.

Pay Range: $88,166.59 - $132,249.89


Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Accounting or some other field that would
qualify one to perform the essential functions of this position. Minimum of ten (10) years
progressively, responsible experience in other related fields or some combination of these
disciplines, with three (3) years in a supervisory capacity and with five (5) of those ten (10)
in the public sector. Requires strong administrative and management skills and some technical expertise in the management of professional, semi-professional and skilled staff. Considerable knowledge of modern techniques, methods, procedures, principles, and practices of all phases of Public Works, Planning, Personnel, Finance, Business Administration, and the demonstrated ability to apply them. Certified Government Finance Manager, preferred. 

Additional Information

Veterans Preference, EOE, DFWP