Utility Financial Services Manager

City of Henderson
Henderson, NV

Are you looking for a challenging yet rewarding career that offers work-life balance? Are you highly skilled and motived to make a difference? Just minutes away from Las Vegas, Nevada, one of the world’s most famous entertainment destinations, Henderson is the safe, easily-accessible, and charming heart of Southern Nevada. Employment with the City of Henderson represents more than just a job; it's a commitment to public service excellence and enhancing the quality of life for those that live, learn, work, and play in our beautiful City!


The City of Henderson is excited to announce an examination to create an eligibility list and to fill one (1) vacancy for the classification of Utility Financial Services Manager in the Department of Utility Services. The eligibility list may be utilized to fill vacancies for this classification for up to one (1) year.


The Department of Utility Services provides vital water and wastewater services to our citizens while protecting the environment, health and prosperity of our community. 


Under broad direction, this position manages, plans, coordinates, and directs staff and financial activities monitoring the financial sustainability of Utility operations and ensuring appropriate financial projections, controls, and fiscal integrity within the Utility Enterprise funds; and performs related duties as assigned.


A successful candidate will possess experience with the following: 

  • Extensive financial modeling to help identify most appropriate capital program spending while ensuring debt service coverage ratio and working capital balances are sufficient.
  • Providing management with appropriate financial information and analyses to manage, develop, and oversee annual and long-term financial planning
  • Managing, planning, and facilitating utility rate design and provide recommended rates and fees to meet strategies and goals
  • Coordinating the development of and monitoring performance of the department's operational and CIP budgets of approximately $200M annually


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a closely related field
  • Ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience performing complex financial, administrative, managerial, statistical, and budgetary analyses, which includes five (5) years in a management / supervisory role and two (2) years overseeing a capital enterprise fund
  • Note: An equivalent combination of related training and experience may be considered
  • Desirable: Prior experience in the public sector overseeing a governmental utility enterprise fund
  • Desirable: Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA); OR Certified Public Finance Administrator (CPFA), OR as a Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO)