Application Information

For an application, you may download the application form (pdf) or pick one up at the City of Decatur Human Resources Department at 402 Lee Street NE, Decatur, AL 35602. A completed employment application along with a current resume must be submitted by the posted deadline for the position of interest.

Mail to:
Human Resources Department
City of Decatur
P.O. Box 1984
Decatur, AL 35602

Email to:

Finance Manager

Job ID#: 1012-180207
Classification: Exempt Service Position
Job Type: Full Time
Position Type: Open Position
Salary Range Number: 56
Salary Range: Bi-Weekly $2,260.00 - $3,468.00 -- OR -- Annual $58,760.00 - $90,168.00
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2018

Duties/Purpose: The purpose of this classification is to oversee the detailed operations of the accounting process. This position consists of professional level accounting work in establishing, maintaining, and auditing accounts. Primary work responsibilities include: overseeing and participating in the financial accounting function of all funds; overseeing the workflow and work performance of the department’s employees; processing all cash receipts and cash disbursements; monitoring and preparing various financial statements; preparing and reviewing tax-related reports and forms; assisting the CFO in the preparation of the City’s annual budget and development of long range capital expenditure plan; serving as the Finance Division’s technical resource contact regarding financial software; and assisting the CFO in daily operations of the department. The employee works with considerable freedom of action in the more technical aspects of the work, but confers with and receives instructions from the CFO on matters of policy and deviations from established procedures. The employee reports directly to the CFO.


*To be eligible for consideration, a completed employment application must be received by the City of Decatur Human Resources Department before the closing date. Please attach a current resume if available.


Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field; supplemented by five (5) to ten (10) years progressively responsible accounting and financial management experience with prior experience in budget analysis and financial statement preparation; experience with governmental fund accounting highly desirable. Must have at leave five (5) years of supervisory experience. Must have prior experience in large entity ERP and financial management systems with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including advanced Excel skills.


Employment Applications are available from the Human Resources Department at:
City Hall
2nd Floor Tower
402 Lee St NE
Decatur, AL 35602.


Completed employment application, with current resume (if available), must be returned to the City of Decatur Human Resources Department by the posting closing date. May be delivered in person or:
Mailed to: P. O. Box 1984, Decatur, AL 35602
Emailed to:
Faxed to: (256) 341-4895

The Human Resources Department may be contacted at (256) 341-4890.

**Due to the volume of responses received, we will not be able to provide a status of consideration. Candidates who have been selected for the next step in the review process will be notified.

The City of Decatur is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.