Finance Director – City of Sandy, OR

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    Misty Dodge

    City of Sandy
    Position Title: Finance Manager
    Salary: $87,240 –113,641 annually DOQ
    Open Until Filled

    Debbie Tarry / (425) 308-2957

    Link to apply:

    The City of Sandy is seeking a Finance Manager for this picturesque community of 12,991 tucked in the foothills of Oregon’s rugged Cascade Mountains 27 miles east of Portland. Sandy is known for its scenic beauty, small-town feel, and ideal location between Portland and the Mount Hood National Forest. The City of Sandy operates under a Council-Manager form of government with a biennial budget of $127.6 million and a team of 83 FTEs.

    Reporting to the City Manager, the Finance Manger performs specialized work involving the financial and accounting functions of the City. The Manager manages collection, custody, and disbursement of City funds, manages annual audits, assists with financial and strategic planning for the City, assists with the biennial budget preparation and conducts special projects as assigned by the City Manager. Clear and concise communications with public and staff on financial matters and concerns is expected. The Manager also supervises the day-to-day operations of Utility Billing, Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable, and Municipal Court staff.
    This is a unique career advancement opportunity for an individual who has the qualifications and experience to perform the duties of a Finance Manager but aspires to be a Finance Director for a full-service city. The Finance Manager will perform a wide variety of finance and accounting functions for the City, including the day-to-day supervision of the Finance Department. The City Manager will establish a competency training program, lasting one to two years, that will allow the individual to transition to a director position, ultimately serving as a member of the City’s Senior Leadership Team and the position will be placed in a new Director salary range. Sandy, Oregon, is a full-service city in a community with a small-town feel just outside the Portland metro area. In 2023, the City Council appointed the City’s former Finance Director to be the new City Manager. If you are looking for a one-of-a-kind career advancement opportunity —this may be the right opportunity.

    The City of Sandy is offering an annual salary of $87,240-$113,621, dependent upon qualifications. The 2024 salary range will be increased by a 3.7% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) effective July 1, 2024. The City also offers a comprehensive benefits package.

    View the invitation to apply, benefits, and job description at

    More Information: GMP Consultants is assisting the City of Sandy with this search. Learn more at The City of Sandy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is Open Until Filled.

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