Career Center - Search for Openings
Search Openings Subscribe Tell a Friend About This Job Tell A Friend

Deputy Finance Director

Organization: City of Vancouver, Washington
Date Posted: 9/2/2019
City: Vancouver
Location: Washington
Country: United States
Primary Category: CFO/Finance Director
Type of Position: Full-Time

Description & Details

City of Vancouver, Washington
Salary: $121,140 - $157,500

Vancouver, Washington, is located on the north shore of the Columbia River, approximately ten miles north of Portland, Oregon. With an incorporated population of nearly 185,000, and a service population of approximately 250,000, Vancouver is Washington's fourth largest city. Vancouver is one of the nation’s most livable cities, with a growing economy, an exemplary education system, a vibrant downtown, and access to high quality health care, housing, and transportation, as well as many outdoor and recreational amenities.

The City of Vancouver currently has 1,180 FTE’s, with approximately 800 seasonal, temporary employees, and a 2019-2020 adopted budget of $1.2 billion. The Financial & Management Services (FMS) Department provides administrative direction in all aspects of the general financial affairs of the City. Divisions of the FMS department include Finance Administration, City Clerk, Central Records, Mailroom Services, Budget & Analysis, Accounting, Accounts Payable, Procurement Services, Payroll, Accounts Receivable, Treasury Management, Customer Service, Internal Audit Services, and Performance & Business Planning. The department operates on a 2019-2020 biennial budget of $12,771,078 with 39 FTE’s.

The Deputy Finance Director manages the Budget & Analysis Division, which provides stewardship for the City's biennial operating and capital budget process. Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, the Deputy Finance Director manages 5 FTE’s, including 3 FTE’s in the Budget Division and 2 FTE’s in the Performance Management Group. The Deputy Director plans, directs, manages and oversees the activities and operations of the budget office of the City, including budgeting, forecasting, policy development, and monitoring.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Finance, Economics, or a related field, and 6 years of related experience in governmental administration and financial planning, including at least 4 years of complex governmental multi-fund revenue and expenditure forecasting and budget management. 2 years of supervisory responsibility is required, although 4 years of management of a budget office is preferred. A master’s degree in Public Administration or a related field is highly desired.

For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Vancouver is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: October 13, 2019 (open until filled).