Director of Finance
City of Lockhart

The City of Lockhart, TX is looking for a new Director of Finance to lead a department with an approved annual budget for FYE 2024 of $332,517 and a great team of employees to include 5 FTE – Director of Finance, Controller, Staff Accountant, Accounts Payable Clerk, and Personnel Specialist (Benefits/Payroll). This role will also act as a liaison and financial manager for the Hotel Occupancy Tax Board, and Treasurer for Lockhart Economic Development Corporation (LEDC).  It is preferable that candidates have prior experience working with PIDs, TIRZ/TIF’s, MUDs, water, wastewater, and electric distribution utility systems, along with multi-year debt financing for capital project funding and grant requirements.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field from an accredited school, five (5) years of related experience supervising and administering a municipal or government general accounting and utility accounting function, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and additional experience with 4A and 4B law.  It is preferred, but not required, for candidates to have any of the following credentials:  Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO), and/or Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO).  Familiarity with Tyler Technologies/Incode – ERP Pro 10 is a plus!

Location: Lockhart, Texas
Salary: $84,601 - $126,902
Final filing date: Friday, December 8, 2023

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.