The City of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, with a richly diverse population of 31,006, is seeking an experienced Finance Director.
Brooklyn Center has a stable AA credit rating and a 2021 all-funds budget of $77 million. The Finance Director directs the Department of Fiscal and Support Services, serves as an integral part of the City’s management team, and works collaboratively with the City Manager and department heads. This position serves as the staff liaison to the City’s Financial Commission and provides direct supervision to the Assistant Finance Director and the Liquor Operations Manager with indirect support for 21.2 full-time equivalents, including employees in the City’s two liquor stores. The Finance Director reports to the City Manager.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, finance, accounting, business administration, or a related field; eight years of significant financial accounting experience and at least three years of progressively responsible general municipal administrative experience and/or management oversight of finance operations in a government setting; a master’s degree and CPA certification are desired but not required. Equivalent education and experience will be considered. Strong interpersonal, customer service, communication and presentation skills are required. Candidates must demonstrate exemplary customer service skills, strong financial management and long-term fiscal planning experience and the ability to link budget policy to strategic goals.
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