Assistant City Manager

Date Posted: April 11, 2023
City of Shelby
Shelby, NC
Category: Management & Executive
Job Type: Full-Time

City of Shelby

Company Description

Job Description

Assistant City Manager

Department: Administration
Job Status: Full-Time
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Details: Starting salary $111,630 annually

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Job Description

The Assistant City Manager reports to the City Manager and assists in the planning, direction, control, and evaluation of the operations of programs of assigned departments as well as the financial activities of the City. Confers and consults with and supervises assigned department directors concerning services, operations, management concerns and assignments.  Acts as a liaison between the City Manager’s office and assigned departments; prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports; researches and drafts policies for consideration; develops recommendations for new and revised programs including cost-benefit analysis, impact statements and technical reports for consideration; coordinates and prepares any special research reports on a wide variety of functions and issues; and represents the City in a variety of meetings and committees.

Hours: Monday-Friday; first shift.

To Compete in the Selection Process: Qualified applicants must possess a Master’s degree with coursework in accounting, public administration, or related field and extensive experience in public finance or administration, including a minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have comprehensive knowledge of general statutes, laws, and administrative policies governing municipal financial practices and procedures; governmental accounting; and municipal bond financing. Must have skill in use of personal computers, associated software packages, hardware, and peripheral equipment. Must have the ability to: interpret Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations; conduct long-range fiscal planning; evaluate complex financial systems and efficiently formulate and install accounting methods, procedures, forms, and records; prepare informative financial reports; plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the work of subordinate employees; communicate effectively; and establish and maintain effective working relations with a variety of people and roles.

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