Hutto, Texas, is ideally situated along the SH-130 corridor, just 30 minutes from downtown Austin, in Williamson County. Located only 10 miles from Round Rock’s high-tech manufacturing and assembly center and adjacent to Taylor’s upcoming Samsung development, Hutto is a vibrant business hub that boasts great connectivity and convenient access to the amenities of a large metropolitan area, with a friendly, small-town ambiance. While the population in 2000 was just 8,610, roughly 40,000 people now call the growing community home. It is not only one of Austin’s fastest growing suburbs, but it is also one of the fastest growing cities in the nation.
Hutto is a home rule city operating under the council-manager form of government. The City Council consists of the Mayor and six Council members. The City Council appoints the City Manager, City Attorney, City Secretary, and the Municipal Judge. The City of Hutto Financial Services Department plans and directs the City’s financial activities and provides information to support decisions. The department analyzes financial and operational data, such as performance measures, and makes recommendations on City operations and procedures to ensure fiscal accountability and effective use of City Resources.
The City of Hutto seeks an experienced director with an in-depth knowledge of municipal accounting, budgeting, financial control, and financial forecasting methods to serve as its next Finance Director. The Finance Director is responsible for all aspects of financing and accounting to include planning, implementing, managing, and controlling all finance related activities for the city. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, budgeting, and purchasing.
A bachelor’s degree in accounting and a minimum of 10 years of progressive experience with supervisory responsibility is required. A master’s degree in business administration is preferred. An equivalent combination of relative knowledge and experience may be considered. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification is preferred. Experience in municipal accounting and finance is required.
The City of Hutto offers a highly competitive salary of $175,000 - $215,000, commensurate with the Austin-area market, qualifications, and experience.
For more information on this position contact:
Lissa Barker, Senior Vice President