Profile Finance Resume

Document Sample
Profile Finance Resume Powered By Docstoc
					   Position Profile:
Finance Director
   Finance Director Profile

                        Our City:
St. Louis Park is a progressive and visionary first ring suburb of Minneapolis,                         Our Mission:
Minnesota. Our population is 44,244 with a significant increase each day due
                                                                                                   Deliver responsive
to those who come to work in our business community.                                              municipal services to
                                                                                                ensure a safe, welcoming,
 Thanks to its convenient location, St. Louis Park combines all the cultural                    and vital community now
                                                                                                    and in the future.
amenities of a large metropolitan area with small town friendliness.

In a random opinion survey conducted in 2005, 99% of respondents rate the
quality of life in St. Louis Park as either excellent or good, and 94% said they
feel welcomed in the community.

St. Louis Park is also home to retail stores, restaurants, medical facilities,
family-owned businesses, corporations, churches and synagogues. The
community has a sound economic base with commercial, industrial and
apartment development comprising more than 60 percent of the tax base.
Currently, there are over 41,000 jobs in the community. Commercial uses
comprise 13.8 percent of the community's land area and the largest
employment sector is in health care, e.g. Park Nicollet Health Services.

We have a dedicated staff who work closely together in providing services to
our customers.

                                                The Finance Department:

                                    City                         Finance                              Assistant
                                  Assessor                        Office                              Finance
                                                                 Assistant                            Director

                  Residential    Residential     Assessing
                  Appraiser I    Appraiser II    Technician

                                                                             Accounting          Accounting       Sr. Utility Billing
                                                                              Manager            Clerks (3)            Clerk

       Our Values:
                                                                 Sr. Accounting
          Respect                                                     Clerk         Accountants (2)


     Finance Director Profile                                                    City of St. Louis Park

                                                               Position Overview:
                                              The Finance Director reports to the City Manager and
                                              provides leadership and direction for all financial matters
                                              for the city including:
                                                   • Accounting, Budget, Billing
                                                   • Investments, Issuing bonds
                                                   • Assessing
                                                   • Tax Increment Financing
                                                   • Economic Development Authority Finance
                                                   • Housing Authority Finance
                                                   • Fixed Assets, Risk Management
                                                   • Billing
                                                   • Capital Improvement Equipment Replacement
           In 2005, St. Louis Park
           was named one of the
                                              The Finance Director will work closely with the City
          Top 100 Communities
            for Young People                  Manager as well as seven other Directors as a part of
          by America’s Promise, the
                                              the management team.
              Alliance for Youth.

     Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:
 •    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
 •    Five years progressively responsible experience in finance
      or related field
 •    Three years supervisory experience
 •    Ability to effectively communicate verbally, electronically,
      and in writing, including strong presentation skills
 •    Knowledge of or experience with Tax Increment Financ-
 •    Ability to work cooperatively with department members,
      other Directors, staff, Council, and Commissions as
 •    Excellent computer skills

Desired qualifications include municipal experience, Master’s
Degree, and Certified Public Accountant.
The City of St. Louis Park is seeking a qualified individual who is interested in
working with other team members and staff. Successful candidate will provide
leadership and direction for all financial matters for the city including: account-
ing, assessing, budget, investments, issuing bonds, tax increment financing, hous-
ing authority finance, economic development authority finance, billing, fixed as-
sets, capital improvement equipment replacement programs and risk manage-
ment. Oversee Accounting and Assessing staff. Work closely with the City Man-
ager on all financial matters including long range planning, policy, and invest-
Must have Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field, 5 yrs finance experience
and 3 yrs supervisory experience
           Salary: $92,160 - $108,424/year DOQ w/ excellent benefits.
                   Resume deadline is Monday, April 3, 2006.
         Visit for job description and position profile.
                   Resumes and cover letters can be emailed to:
                                    or mailed to:
                 5005 Minnetonka Blvd, St. Louis Park, MN 55416

4/3/06                 Deadline for resumes and cover letters

Week of 4/10/06        Select interview candidates

Week of 4/17/06        First Round Interviews

Week of 5/1/06         Second Round Interviews

Week of 5/8/06         Assessment Center and Background Checks for finalist(s)

May 2006               Selection process completed

Shared By:
Description: Profile Finance Resume document sample