Deputy Director, Department of Finance

$121,141 - $163,541 yearly
  • Clackamas County
  • Oregon City, OR, USA
  • Dec 29, 2021
Full time Accounting Administration/Management Finance

Job Description

Clackamas County's Department of Finance is seeking an experienced professional who enjoys a fast-paced environment and has a track record of collaboration, communication, and organizational development to be our next Deputy Director.

Finance's Deputy Director is responsible for planning, coordinating, and administering a comprehensive system of management functions in accordance with revenue and expenditure limitations, department requirements, and legal guidelines. This position reports to and partners closely with the Finance Director to achieve the department's mission and goals. In addition, the Deputy Director leads organizational effectiveness by managing the department's operational functions. This position will focus on continual process and operations improvements, oversee the department's daily operations, and develop and monitor the department's use of resources.

The Department of Finance provides financial administration of the county's governmental operations. Areas of responsibility include budgeting, payroll, general accounting, accounts payable and receivable, grants administration, contract management, debt management, cost allocation, and financial reporting. The department also oversees Facilities Management and Procurement & Contracts for the County.


The ideal candidate will model and build engagement at all levels of the department by serving as a role model for our values of accountability, customer service, and integrity. We seek someone with significant experience managing daily operations, administrative projects, and programs. Successful candidates will possess solid operations experience, excellent customer service, supervisory experience, good judgment, and problem-solving skills for various administrative challenges in a multifaceted organization.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a flexible work style to achieve results, exhibit organizational acumen, and possess strong attention to detail. In addition, we are seeking a candidate who will employ a hands-on, proactive, and collaborative approach that builds trust and develops positive relationships both internally and externally.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are at the core of everything we do. Clackamas County is committed to building a workforce that reflects the community we serve. In that spirit, we encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

This position will remain open until filled.  The first application review will be Wednesday, January 12, 2022.  We reserve the right to close this recruitment at any time on or after that date.

 For detailed information and to apply online please visit our website.


The salary range for this position is $121,141.81 - $163,541.67 annually (plus 6.27% deferred compensation and 6% retirement contribution). Salary offers will be made within the posted pay range and will be based on a candidate's experience (paid or unpaid) that is directly relevant to the position.

In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions:

  • Generous paid time off package, including:
    • 16 hours per month vacation accrual
    • 10 paid holidays and 1 personal day per year
    • 8 hours per month sick leave accrual
  • Employer paid 6% PERS retirement contribution
  • Deferred Compensation 457 Retirement Plan
  • A choice of Medical Plans with Vision and Prescription Drug Coverage from Kaiser or Providence
  • A choice of Dental Plans from Moda 
  • Robust wellness programs, including gym discounts and wellness education classes
  • A Choice of Medical Plans with Vision and Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Chiropractic Coverage and Alternative Care Benefit
  • A variety of optional benefits
  • Longevity pay after 5 years of employment with the County

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