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Finance Department / Finance Director

The City of Dunn (pop. 9,500) is a vibrant, growing community. When you become a part of local government, you dedicate yourself to creating memorable experiences each and every time with our citizens and visitors. The City of Dunn prides itself on working together to enrich where we live, work, and play. The City of Dunn is seeking an experienced, team-oriented, community-focused, highly skilled professional leader for the position of Finance Director. An individual in this position will perform managerial, administrative and fiscal control work for the city finance operations w/annual general fund operating budget of $13.2M and water fund operating budget of $7.9M. Work involves planning, coordinating & directing all aspects of city financial management & administration, which includes receipt, disbursement and accounting of city revenues & expenditures, purchasing, borrowing and bond issuance, managing the investment of city funds & assisting City Manager in preparing annual budgets. Supervises payroll, accounts payable/receivable and water utilities billing. Independent judgment & initiative required to ensure compliance with local ordinances, NC General Statutes (159 & 160) & federal laws regarding governmental financial operations.

Deadline for Application: Open Until Filled

  • Minimum Requirements
    Minimum requirements: Bachelors degree in accounting, public or business administration & 4 yrs. of managerial accounting experience preferably in a public financial setting.
  • Benefits Include
    The City of Dunn provides an excellent benefits package that includes participation in NC Local Government Employees Retirement System; participation in the State Health Plan, employer-paid dental & life insurance; optional vision insurance; optional FSA participation; optional life, disability, cancer, critical illness, and accident insurance; 401(k) plan and optional 457(b) plan; 12 paid holidays; birthday holiday; and vacation/sick leave. This position is exempt under FLSA.
  • Starting Salary Range
    Salary DOQ
  • How to Apply
    Apply by submitting resume, cover letter expressing your interest in working for the Dunn Community, City of Dunn application, and 3 professional references in an envelope marked confidential. Mail to: City of Dunn, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 1065, 401 E. Broad St., Dunn, NC 28335. Application may be downloaded at: www.cityofdunn.org under the Employment section. The City of Dunn is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a Drug Free Workplace. Closing Date: Open until filled.

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More About Dunn

Dunn was originally called "Lucknow" and was renamed in 1873

The city of Dunn was incorporated on February 12, 1887, at which time it was a logging town and a turpentine distilling center. The name honors Bennett Dunn, who supervised the construction of the railway line between Wilson and Fayetteville.

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