City Finance Director - Progressive, forward thinking municipality that “thinks outside the box”
Incredible opportunity to join this financially strong and secure City that is searching for a strategic leader to help them continue to grow and evolve. This is a very attractive role for someone either with municipal finance experience or someone looking to bring their “for profit” skillset into a smaller organization that will allow you to make a broad, deep, lasting impact. Wonderful opportunity to work alongside a fantastic leadership team that brings a wealth of experience and a true desire to do something special.
- Oversee all aspects of accounting, finance and financial strategy and compliance for this expanding City
- Work closely with Government leaders and play a key role in helping to advise on strategic growth initiatives as this City continues to expand and grow
- Hire, motivate and mentor your staff…we are searching for a team builder and a people developer
- Collaborate every day…we are searching for someone who enjoys people interaction and is not intimidated by being “in the spotlight”
This is a great opportunity to enjoy autonomy to run your team as you see fit, as you will be fully empowered to assess the organizations needs and drive forward. Enjoy great work/life balance, phenomenal benefits and retirement plan in addition to numerous perks. This City is going through exciting change….this is an energizing opportunity to put your stamp on something that will make an impact on multiple generations into the future.
For more information call Jeff Kovar at (402)334-4800 *216 or e-mail your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org for confidential discussion. Job Number 9119JK.
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Jeff has more than 15 years of experience within accounting and financial recruiting. A key factor in Jeff's success is his passion to build long-standing relationships while focused on an in-depth understanding of the strengths, interests, and career goals of each individual he works with. Jeff takes pride in his role, and knows that helping an individual step up to a position where they are focused on their strengths, while having the opportunity to grow professionally, are key factors in identifying the "right match." "It is incredibly rewarding to know that we have helped make a real difference in the life of an individual when we place them into a company where they are well positioned for success, happiness, and career growth."
Jeff understands that the biggest factor contributing to the success of a leader is their ability to identify, hire, develop, and retain high quality employees. Jeff is tenacious in his recruitment and careful while selecting individuals who will be successful and happy in their new position long-term. It is all about the "right match" so, Jeff pushes himself to make sure that the companies and the individuals we assist have found the right solution!
Jeff graduated from Millard South High School where he played basketball and was active in student council. Jeff had fun while investing six years coaching youth basketball in the Omaha Parochial Athletic League and the Millard Junior High feeder league. Jeff studied Pre-Law at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and then transferred to Creighton where he switched his major to Organizational Communication. Prior to joining Hemphill Search Group, Jeff worked in corporate foreign currency exchange, with Travelex and Custom House, who are both now owned by Western Union Business Solutions.
Jeff and his wife Jenny grew up in Omaha and met while in High School. They are very active and enjoy playing golf, traveling, and cheering the Cornhusker Football and Basketball teams, and they are also enthusiastic Creighton Basketball fans. Jeff and Jenny have a young and growing family, with son Connor, and daughters Kate and Grace.