Job Board Title:
Finance Director - City of Mukilteo, Washington
City of Mukilteo, Washington
Salary: $132,036 - $148,488
Located 25 miles north of Seattle, Washington, Mukilteo is a scenic waterfront community situated on Puget Sound. Its population of nearly 21,000 residents enjoy panoramic views of the Olympic Mountains to the west and the Cascade Range to the east, both of which can be seen from cross-Sound ferries departing for Whidbey Island from the newly rebuilt ferry terminal. Mukilteo is known for its local shopping areas, restaurants, financial institutions, low property taxes, award winning schools, and nearly 500 acres of parks and open spaces for recreational opportunities. Mukilteo is a wonderful place to live, work and play. The community’s residents are extremely friendly, with a welcoming charm and have a great sense of pride, history, and traditional community involvement.
The City of Mukilteo operates with a Mayor-Council form of government. The City Administrator oversees the City’s daily operations. The City has seven departments: Planning & Community Development, Fire, Police, Executive, Public Works, Finance, and Recreation & Cultural Services. The City also owns and operates a stormwater utility. The City has an annual budget of over $40 million dollars and 137 FTEs.
The Finance Department provides financial and technology management information to all city departments, assembles the budget, and prepares the Annual Financial Report for the City. The department operates with nine FTEs on a 2023 budget of over $1.4 million dollars and is organized into two divisions: Finance & Accounting and Information Technology (IT). The Accounting Division fulfills all accounting and treasury functions, which include general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, cash management, purchasing, auditing, investing, budgeting, and financial reporting. Accounting Division staff consists of an Accounting Manager, Staff Accountant, Senior Department Assistant, Accounting Technician, and a Payroll Coordinator. The IT Division manages all aspects of the City’s technology infrastructure. Division staff consists of an IT Manager, Network Engineer, and a Public Safety Network Engineer.
Under the direction of the City Administrator, the Finance Director manages departmental operations to achieve goals within budgeted funds and available personnel; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments, reviews progress, and modifies priorities and schedules to assure work is completed in an efficient and timely manner.
For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on \"Open Recruitments\". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Mukilteo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: February 12, 2023 (open until filled).
A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or a related field, and five years of progressively responsible fiscal and general management experience, including supervisory responsibility is required. The selected candidate must be bondable and obtain State Treasurer’s Certification. Candidates that possess any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job requirements will be considered. Municipal experience is preferred.
City of Mukilteo, Washington
371 NE Gilman Blvd., Suite 310