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Finance Director

Website City of West Carrolton

The City of West Carrollton, Ohio is seeking candidates for the position of Finance Director. Located in southwest Ohio, approximately 10 miles south of downtown Dayton, West Carrollton has a residential population of over 13,129 residents and is approximate 6 square miles. The Finance Department has a staff of 5 full-time employees and 2 part-time employees. The starting salary is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefit package. The current salary range for this position is $87,472 – $111,794.


• Comprehensive knowledge of governmental accounting and finance practices, accounting systems and financial data processing systems.
• Comprehensive knowledge of local, state, and federal taxation laws (including income taxation) and bankruptcy laws.
• Ability to plan, schedule, direct, and coordinate the work and operations of the department.
• Ability to exercise considerable independent judgment and discretion in carrying out daily operations.
• Ability to conduct long- and short-term financial forecasting.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with city officials, fellow employees, other city employees, and the general public.
• See Position Description for a more comprehensive list of requirements.


• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a baccalaureate degree in finance, accounting, business, public administration or a related field; supplemented by considerable progressively responsible experience in accounting, budgeting, finance, or related field; with at least three years of municipal government experience and two years of supervisory experience, or any combination of training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.
• Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.


• Possession of, or ability to obtain promptly, a valid Ohio Driver’s License.
• Must be able to meet requirements to be bonded.
• Ability to work other than normal working hours.
The application period is open until filled. The offer of employment to the finalist will be conditional upon the results of a thorough background investigation.

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