Director of Administrative & Financial Services - #440162

City of Topeka


Date: 09/15/2021 12:30 PM

City: Topeka, Kansas

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

The City of Topeka seeks an innovative, strategic thinker with outstanding financial, management, and communication skills to serve as the City’s Director of Administrative and Financial Services.



The Director of Administrative and Financial Services is responsible for strategic administrative and financial planning, financial analysis and reporting, and financial forecasting for the City. The position oversees: accounting and reporting: treasury and debt management: contracts and procurement: and payroll services. The position is integrally involved in the annual operating and capital budget development and management processes.



The ideal candidate is innovative, with outstanding financial and communication skills, strong critical thinking, analytical, negotiation and organization skills. Believes in continual process improvements and is comfortable within a changing organization. Will demonstrate their leadership abilities by: harnessing employee potential, building high performing organization (HPO) culture, leading by example, addressing and correcting employee performance discrepancies.





Candidates for the position must possess a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s strongly preferred) and eight years of previous municipal experience, with at least five years of highly responsible supervisory or management positions, and three years of significant budget experience. Significant breadth of knowledge within local government is required.



Hiring range up to $128,480 DOQ



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The City of Topeka offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:



  • Health/Dental Insurance
  • Paid Life/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Generous Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • KPERS 401(a) Retirement Plan
  • (457) Deferred Comp Savings Plan
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Free Onsite Health & Wellness Clinic
  • Free in-house Wellness Center, a full service fitness facility
  • Free Parking
  • Employee Assistance Program

The City of Topeka is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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