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Finance Director

City of Port Angeles, WA

14 Oct 17
Open until filled
$105,007 - $125,515
Job Function
Finance Director

Full Time

Related Topics

Finance and Budgeting
Job Location

321 E. 5th St., Port Angeles, WA 98362






321 E 5th ST
Port Angeles , WA 98362-3206

Form of Govt

Council-Manager (City)


Chief appointed official position was recognized by ICMA in 1952 as a Council-Manager position.

For a complete position profile, please visit the Prothman Company at and click on "Open Recruitments."

Located in one of the most spectacular and scenic areas of Washington State and the entire United States, the City of Port Angeles, (pop. 19,000), is situated on the northern edge of the Olympic Peninsula along the shore of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The Olympic Peninsula is home to spectacular natural attractions ranging from a lush, magnificent rainforest, to rugged mountain splendor and wide ocean beaches. Port Angeles is a tourist destination and international gateway via ferry to Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Last year Outdoor Magazine named Port Angeles as second in the nation in their “Best Town Ever” competition.

The City of Port Angeles operates under the Council-Manager form of government and is a full-service city staffed with approximately 248 employees and has a total budget for 2017 of $117 million. Along with general accounting and budgeting services, the Finance Department is also responsible for customer service, centralized switchboard, reprographics, and coordinating and supporting the entire information networking and computer services used by city departments. The Finance Department employs 24.8 FTE's and has a 2017 budget of $5.89 million, including $860,200 for the Finance Administration division, $891,800 for the Finance Accounting division, $1,017,500 for Finance Customer Services, and $3,127,400 for IT.

Under general direction of the City Manager, the Finance Director plans, directs, and administers the Finance Department involving financial and debt management, accounting, budget and financial planning, treasury, information systems, and customer services for utilities.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Public Administration or related field. Master's degree and/or CPA Certification preferred. Experience as a department director or five years in a management capacity, directing the financial services of a municipality, including investments and budget administration, and managing information system activities. Candidates may possess any combination of relevant education and experience that demonstrates their ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

The City of Port Angeles is an equal opportunity employer. First review: November 19, 2017 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.

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