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City of Kettering, Ohio
Kettering, OH, United States
21 days ago
City of Kettering, Ohio
Kettering, OH, United States
21 days ago


The City of Kettering, OH is recruiting for a full-time Assistant Finance Director. The Assistant Finance Director plans, supervises and assists in the work involved in the accounting, financial reporting, and grant management programs of the Finance Department. Participates in the treasury and debt function. Exercises direction and supervision over assigned staff in the areas of general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll. Facilitates annual independent audit. Prepares financial reports. Reports to and works under the general supervision of the Finance Director. Serves as Finance Director in his/her absence. Performs related work as required.


The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge of municipal finance administration, accounting principles and practices and auditing; principles of personnel management, supervision and performance evaluation; modern office methods, practices and procedures, including record keeping and data security methods and techniques; general laws, policies and procedures governing municipal finance; research and reporting methods, techniques and procedures; and computer systems in general.

Additionally, the candidate will have the ability to analyze and interpret financial and accounting records; organize work and perform a broad range of supervisory responsibilities over accounting staff; interpret and implement existing and new GASB pronouncements; produce Comprehensive Annual Financial Report with no outside assistance; interpret and apply complex laws, rules and regulations relating to tax and accounting matters; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors and the general public; and be proficient in using computer systems in general. The ability to exercise integrity, honesty, personal initiative and sound independent professional judgment is essential.

Significant background in general accounting is essential, with experience in public accounting and/or local government finance desirable. A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university (or a related degree with a record of directly related experience) and a certified public accountant license (CPA) is required.  Experience and/or training in administration of financial systems/software is highly desirable.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59201640
  • Location:
    Kettering, OH, United States
  • Company Name: City of Kettering, Ohio
  • Position Title: Assistant Finance Director
  • Industry: Governmental
  • Job Function: Chief Finance and Operations Officer
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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