Home to approximately 145,000 residents, Hollywood is located within minutes of the second busiest cruise port in the world and adjacent to Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport. It is strategically located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami insuring convenience and access while offering a corporate and residential lifestyle all its own.
The City operates on a Commission/Manager form of government and the Commission appoints the City Manager and City Attorney.
The Director of Financial Services reports to the Assistant City Manager-Finance and Administration and is responsible for administering all activities associated with the Department of Financial Services which is comprised of four Divisions; Budget Administration, Financial Planning & Administration, Governmental Finance and Treasury Services. The current budget for the four Divisions is $6,178,460 with a staff of 41 full-time employees.
In evaluating applicants for the Director position the Assistant City Manager will be looking for the successful candidate to have excellent interpersonal skills, will be technologically progressive and have an up-beat, enthusiastic, and driven outlook about this position with a strong service attitude to the City.
He/She will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance; supplemented by ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience. A Master’s degree and designation as a Certified Public Accountant, CPFO, and CGFO are highly preferred. Evidence of continued professional development is also important. Florida Government experience is preferred.
The salary range for the Financial Services Director is $119,904 to $187,047 with an excellent fringe benefit package.
Interested and qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and resume by 5:00 PM, EDT, May 31, 2017, to W. D. Higginbotham, Jr., WDHiggin@mercergroupinc.com
For additional information contact W. D. Higginbotham, Jr., Senior Vice President, The Mercer Group, Inc. at 727-214-8673 or visit: http://www.mercergroupincflorida.com/executive-recruiting