Position Description Page 1 of 3 Finance Director
CITY OF DIXONPOSITION DESCRIPTION
Accounts & Finance
May 29, 2012
The Finance Director participates as a key member of the City
management team, advising theMayor, Commissioners and department heads on major programs, activities including generalaccounting, budget development, financial reporting, investment management, and policy andadministrative actions having major impacts on the City. This position develops short- and long-term financial planning and revenue projections and is responsible for safeguarding the City
assets and resources. This position provides leadership, management, and supervision of allprograms and employees of the Accounts & Finance Department and receives policy andadministrative direction from the Mayor and Commissioners.
This position reports to the Mayor and Finance Commissioner and works closely with the City Clerkand provides supervision for the Deputy Clerk and Account Clerks.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may berequired to be performed by an incumbent in this job. Incumbents are required to perform otherrelated essential and additional functions as assigned. Job functions are not necessarily listed inpriority order.Plans, organizes, and directs all Accounts & Finance Department operations and employees.Provides financial and other analyses to the Mayor, City Council and supervisors of departmentsand divisions.Develops, implements, and monitors policies and procedures to assure preservation of City assetsand sound accounting control of City finances. Coordinates with the Mayor, City Council anddepartment heads to resolve financial issues impacting multiple departments and addressing City-wide policy and management concerns.Leads preparation of annual budget, coordinates financial framework for budget projections, directsbudgetary activities, and monitors budget during year.Coordinates risk-management program including negotiating liability and health insurancecontracts, coordinating insurance claims, and follow-up with insurance companies and injuredparties.Participates in negotiations with bargaining units.