The Town of Highland Park, Texas, is seeking a new Director of Finance. The Town has a population of over 8,500 and is part of the “Park Cities” enclave of Dallas. A thriving center of commerce and culture with an exceptional corporate community, Highland Park is located primarily east of the Dallas North Tollway, and south of Mockingbird Lane, bordered on the east by US 75/North Central Expressway.
The Town is governed by a Home Rule Charter with a Council–Manager form of government consisting of a Mayor and five Town Council Members. The Town has 118 full-time employees and an annual budget of over $29.6 million. The Director of Finance reports to the Town Manager and directly supervises the Controller, Finance Administrative Assistant, Customer Services Supervisor, and Municipal Court Clerks, with a total of 9 direct and indirect reports.
Bachelor’s Degree with five or more years of experience in a financial management position in a similar sized or larger community required. Master’s Degree preferred. Demonstrated ability in municipal finance and financial reporting required. Continuing education in State Investment Law required. GFOA and CPA credentials preferred. Active membership in professional organizations preferred.
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For more information on this position, please contact:
Tom Muehlenbeck, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources