Deputy Director of Revenue & Treasury, City of Portage

Published Jul 23, 2020

Department: Finance and Purchasing
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.

The City of Portage, located in Kalamazoo County, is seeking a highly responsible individual for the position of Deputy Director of Revenue and Treasury.  The selected candidate will provide leadership and assist with the administration and supervision of revenue collections, revenue budgeting, Treasury office operations and other financial activities of the organization.

Responsibilities include preparation of the schedules for the annual Capital Improvement Program (CIP) financial plan and subsequent monitoring of CIP revenues and spending, preparation of the financial section of the annual Utility Rate Financial Study, projections and data to make recommendations for the sale of bonds, and serving as liaison with the organization’s bond counsel and financial advisor.  This deputy is also responsible for monitoring, reviewing, and providing annual and other reports for tax increment financing authorities of the city.

Requirements include a background in treasury operations, knowledge of banking, bank account reconcilements, and Michigan PA-20 compliant investing, knowledge of tax increment financing rules and procedures, and familiarity with special assessments and tax rolls along with jeopardy and other property tax seizures.  Successful candidates will have demonstrated problem solving, planning skills, and exceptional customer service skills.  The position supervises and supports the Treasury Supervisor and treasury operations and the revenue collection efforts. This position requires a Bachelor's degree in accounting or municipal finance, business, public administration or a related field.  Five years of related experience and/or training with knowledge of local, state and federal laws related to public finance administration; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary commensurate with experience (range $57,635 - $80,690). Excellent benefits package. For benefits details click here.

The City of Portage has engaged Talent Strategy to hire this position. Interested candidates may contact Talent Strategy at or by calling 616-888-6321.