City of Boston

Director of Finance Operations

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Treasury-Treasury Division
Regular Full-Time
Tre Treasury-Treasury
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The City of Boston’s Treasury Department sits under the Administration and Finance Cabinet.

This department consists of many functions including, General Services (Accounts Payable, Retirement and Payroll),  Accounting, Community Preservation, Trust (Over 300 individuals trusts), Revenue Management (Accounts Receivable and Loan Oversight), and 403B Compliance.  This department works closely throughout other City departments as well as constituent to the City of Boston.


Reporting directly to the First Assistant Collector Treasurer, the Director of Operations will play a key role in the development of the division’s strategy and priorities.  The ideal candidate will possess excellent supervisory, management and communication skills; and will oversee a variety of sections within the Treasury Division.  The Director of Operations is responsible for the supervision and coordination associated with the daily operations of the Treasury Division.


  • Oversee Treasury daily operations; to include Payroll, Retirement Payroll, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Accounting.
  • Act as liaison between the Treasury Department and the Retirement Board.
  • Helps execute strategy to improve the Treasury Division’s performance and productivity.
  • Supervise, lead, and guide assigned staff; communicating division’s objectives, goals, and performance standards.
  • Coordinates, directs, and implements the policy and procedures within the department.
  • Overseeing the debt services payments and department budget. 
  • Focus on Citywide revenue optimization.
  • Facilitate office projects; computers upgrades, office equipment and computer applications.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in business administration, business operations or related field. 
  • Six (6) years full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience, of which four (4) years must have been in a supervisory capacity. Supervisory roles managing union members is considered a plus. 
  • Experience in financial operations is a plus.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with a proven track record of effective staff management.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to use discretion.
  • Exhibit ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, peers, superiors, and public and private representatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with a diverse range of people. 
  • Ability to set and manage priorities in a changing work environment.
  • Display ability to work with limited direct supervision and perform assigned duties in an accurate, timely and professional manner.
  • Ability to promote organizational change and innovation. 
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

Boston Residency Required


Terms: Exempt, Non-Union MM2-11

Hours per week:  35


The City of Boston is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment.  Therefore, qualified applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category.


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