Assistant Director of Finance

City of Florissant is accepting resumes and cover letters for the position of

Assistant Director of Finance 

General Purpose of the Assistant Finance Director position is to perform accounting, technical and administrative work designed to facilitate the ongoing operations and maintenance of the financial records and accounting systems of the City. This position supervises departmental personnel; accounts payable, cash collections, payroll, business license and purchasing. Assists staff in performing duties by reviewing work, adjusting errors and resolving complaints. Prepares various financial reports, and maintain and reconcile grants. Supervises and maintains the fixed asset accounts including vehicle and equipment schedules for insurance policy. Supervises and completes journal entries to balance and close monthly books in general ledger including general ledger reconciliations. Maintains, reconciles and balances a variety of investments. Knows cash handling and protocol procedures. Assist with pension administration. Also, assist with the preparation and management of the City’s annual budget and audit. Provides support to the Mayor and Director of Finance throughout the budget process. Monitors revenues and expenditures throughout the fiscal year making recommendations for changes in encumbrance and expenditures to assure that overall spending is within budget constraints. 



Education and Experience:

The person in the Assistant Director of Finance position must have a bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or a related field.  This position requires at least 5 years of experience in this or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Preferred Governmental accounting/public sector finance work experience and software implementation and management. Knowledge of payroll systems (i.e. Paylocity or similar) and OpenGov ERP systems a plus. 

Certifications and Licenses:

Salary depending on experience and qualifications 

Qualified applicants may submit resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Dept., 955 Rue St. Francois, Florissant, MO 63031 or email to

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Starting salary: $72,196