Wilsonville Finance Director

Posted on June 25, 2014


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One of our organization members, Waldron, is recruiting for the City of Wilsonville’s new Finance Director. Take a look at the details of the job, the community and apply! 

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The City

Wilsonville is one of the fastest growing communities in Oregon. Once a small farming community, Wilsonville now has a population of 22,000 and is home to numerous high-tech companies including Xerox, Mentor Graphics, Flir, and Rockwell Collins. The community takes pride in the high quality of life resulting from thoughtful land use planning, excellent city services, a top-notch school district, and numerous recreational amenities enjoyed by all who live, work and play in Wilsonville.

WilsonvilleThe City of Wilsonville is a council-manager form of government, the Mayor and a four-person City Council are elected to four-year terms. Wilsonville is a full-service city providing water, sewer, parks, recreation, library, SMART transit, public works, and community development. Police services are provided by contract with Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office. Fire service is provided by Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, a special district.

The City has a total of 154 FTEs and an appropriated budget of $115 million. The Finance Department includes accounting, payroll, information services, and municipal court. The department has 14 employees and an operating budget of $1.5 million.

View the complete community & job description: Wilsonville Finance Director

The Position

wilsonville city hallReporting to the City Manager, the Finance Director manages the financial and accounting functions of the City as well as the City’s information services functions. The Finance Director has five direct reports including the Assistant Finance Director, Financial Operations Manager, Senior Accountant, Information Systems Manager, and an Administrative Assistant. The Director serves as a member of the executive management team and is actively involved in broader citywide initiatives. Salary: $92,207-$124,480 

The ideal candidate has a strong background in municipal finance. A collaborative leader, the ideal candidate continually seeks to understand broader City services while providing strategic financial direction. The preferred candidate is forward thinking with the ability to be creative. The Finance Director routinely translates complex financial data into clear and concise information that is easily understood by Council, City leadership, and staff as well as the broader community. The ideal candidate is dynamic, collaborative, leads by example, and someone who enjoys a fast-paced environment.

View the complete job description & apply: Wilsonville Finance Director


To Apply

entering wilsonvilleSubmit a cover letter and resume to: candidates.waldronhr.com no later than July 27, 2014. Letters should be addressed to Heather Gantz, Senior Consultant. You may direct further questions to Heather at 503.620.1266 or [email protected].

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