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Finance Manager - City of Lake Helen

City of Lake Helen
Finance Manager
Salary Range: $45,000 - $60,000
Closing: Open Until Filled 
General Description
Under the administrative direction of the City Administrator, the Finance Manager is responsible for the administration and operation of the Financial Services department. Responsible for budgeting, accounting and financial reporting; investment of surplus funds, capital funds, and debt service funds; accounts payable; payroll administration; capital financing; utility billing and collection, procurement, and risk management. Requires knowledge of complex, highly technical accounting and finance concepts. Requires leadership ability to oversee and evaluate professional and clerical staff. Requires the ability to exercise independent judment involving complex issues. Incumbent will be required to work in excess of standard 40-hour work week to complete certain tasks. Work is reviewed through audits, results achieved, and personal observation. Performs other work as required.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Associate's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or a related field. Bachelor's degree, CPFO or CGFO preferred. Three (3) years responsible experience in government accounting and finance. A comparable amount of training, education, or experience may be substituted for these qualifications.
  • Proficient in governmental accounting principles
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel Word
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Excel, to include pivot tables, lookup and financial functions
  • Proficient in fund accounting software used by the City or ability to become proficient within six months of hire
  • Possess a valid FL Drivers License
Application Process:
Applications may be obtained from the City's website (www.lakehelen.com) or from City Hall.  Please send completed City application and resume to:
               City of Lake Helen
               Attn: Becky Witte, City Clerk
               P.O. Box 39
               Lake Helen, FL 32744
               386-228-9714 (fax)
The City of Lake Helen offers an excellent benefits package, including Florida State Retirement, health and life insurance, paid vacation and personal leave, and holidays.
City Information:
Known as the "Gem of Florida", Lake Helen was founded by Henry DeLand and named after his daughter. Intended as one of the prettiest and most pleasant towns in Florida, the residents are proud of the well preserved Victorian architecture and small-town atmosphere. Incorporated as the Town of Lake Helen on October 24, 1888. 

With a population of 2700, Lake Helen's land area is approximately 4 square miles.  There are 20 miles of paved roads and 4 miles of unpaved roads.  The City's recreational facilities include Blake Park, Royal Park, Lake Macy Park, Melissa Park, Mitchell Sports Complex. Equestrian Center/Trailhead, as well as Asa Gray Park.

Visit our Website at www.lakehelen.com

Under Florida law, all resumes become public records when received. 

The City of Lake Helen is an Equal Opportunity Employer, a drug-free workplace, and Veteran’s preference will be granted, if applicable under Florida law.

City of Lake Helen, Volusia County, Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, City of Lake Helen will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.