Financial Services Director, City of High Point

  • City of High Point seeks qualified person to fill the position of Financial Services Director.  The Finance Director oversees, directs, and participates in all activities of the Finance Department, including short- and long-term planning, development, and administration of departmental policies, procedures, and service; provides assistance to the City Manager/Deputy City Manager in a variety of administrative, coordinative, and analytical, capacities.  Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public policy, municipal functions and activities, including the role of an elected City Council, and the ability to develop, oversee, and implement projects and programs in a variety of areas. 

    Work is performed under the general supervision of the Deputy City Manager. Exercises general direction and supervision over professional, technical, and administrative support staff through subordinate levels of supervision.


    Formal Education:

    Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, public administration, or a related field and seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience, including supervisory experience, preferably in municipal administration or in a finance office and at least four (4) years of government finance experience.

    Valid North Carolina Driver’s License

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Public Administration

    • North Carolina governmental accounting experience

    • NC CPA or NC Certified Local Government Finance Officer or Certified Public Finance Officer

    Salary range from $120,000+ annually Depending upon Qualification along with an excellent benefits package. 

    "See resume" is not an acceptable answer to any question. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application and/or the Work History section.

    *Applicant must upload a Cover Letter and Resume with Application.

    *Please click on the following link for more details about the Financial Services Director position:  

    Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV, the City of High Point’s new job application system.  To apply, please type the following link into your web browser:  This process will require you to have an email address which will be used to contact you throughout the hiring process.  If you have already created your personal account, please login.  If not, please click on the link to create an account (registration is free).  The Online application must be completed on or before the closing date of November 23, 2018.  Applicants must complete the supplemental questions to be considered for the position. The City of High Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.