Deputy Finance Director – Enterprise Resource Planning Job at City of Phoenix – 4.2 Phoenix, AZ

Deputy Finance Directors are responsible for organizing, planning, directing, and managing the activities of various sections of the department by translating administrative and planning objectives into specific programs and projects; serves on committees, task forces, and interdepartmental groups; manages several complex projects with staff from one or more divisions or departments; and attends and makes presentations at City Council meetings and subcommittee meetings dealing with finance issues. This position exercises considerable initiative and independent judgment. This position reports to the Assistant Finance Director.

This Deputy Director will manage the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) division, which includes a staff of 27 technical, professional level employees. The successful candidate is responsible for managing the business processes of the enterprise wide SAP financial system (which includes procurement, vendor invoice management, and Concur travel management) as well as the support of the Finance related aspects of other enterprise wide systems: CC&B, PeopleSoft (eCHRIS), iNovah, and Tax Mantra. The successful candidate should possess an accounting background to ensure the financial integrity of all systems; a participative approach to developing a long term vision for the ERP Division; the ability to assess and continuously improve practices and processes; a commitment and action to build positive relationships with employees as well as internal and external customers.


Excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships of trust with stakeholders, both internal (City management team, City Council and other departments) and external (vendors, business organizations, and community/general public).


Up to $131,976.00 annually. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. The City contributes 9% of salary into 457/401(a) plans with no matching required. $3,600/annual car allowance and $1,440/annual cell phone allowance.


A comprehensive Middle Manager benefits package is offered which includes:

Traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually, dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, 15 sick days. For more details, visit: Middle Manager Benefits.

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Five years of progressively responsible professional experience in finance, public administration, and research

Two years of supervisory experience

Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, public or business administration, economics, human resources, or a related field

Other combinations of experience and education which meet the minimum requirements may be substituted

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The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:
CPA or a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field.

Managerial experience in a large, complex organization using an ERP system, with an extensive accounting and analytical background


Recruitment closes November 29, 2021. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date


Apply online by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.


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Deputy Finance Director, JC:12270, ID# 43008, 11/14/2021, USM, PO, Benefits:MidMgr

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Company: City of Phoenix – 4.2

Company Location:  Phoenix, AZ

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