City of Bellevue, Washington

Are you a leader committed to continuous improvement and innovation while working as the Director of Finance and Asset Management in a world-class city? Do you have a passion for public service? The City of Bellevue is looking for a Director of Finance and Asset Management to join the city’s award-winning team.  Come and be part of a leadership team in one of the country’s most innovative and forward-thinking cities.

The City of Bellevue, with a diverse population of more than 149,440 and more than 150,000 jobs, is known as a community with beautiful natural areas, a vibrant downtown, a strong economy, some of the nation’s best schools, and healthy neighborhoods.  The City’s Mission is to “provide exceptional customer service, uphold the public interest and advance the Community Vision.”   Bellevue achieves this through a shared vision of being a collaborative, innovative, and future-focused organization committed to excellence.


  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or a related field and ten or more years of progressively executive-related
  • Candidates must have extensive experience (preferably in the public sector) in a financial field such as budgeting, accounting, banking, and/or investments.
  • Candidates with backgrounds in accounting, finance, and budgeting are encouraged to apply, even if they do not meet 100% of the required experience and qualifications.


  • Extensive experience in accounting, auditing, and knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)


  • Be skilled at providing continuing development of strategic and operational budgetary and financial policy guidance to the City Council, City Manager, department heads, boards and commissions, and within the department.


  • Extensive Experience preparing and presenting annual budgets, financial statements, and audits


The salary range for this position is up to $222,548, depending on qualifications and experience. The City of Bellevue offers several retirement options and extends employees a full range of leave and benefits.

A brochure, job description, Organizational Chart, and other information on the position are available at:

The City of Bellevue offers an unparalleled quality of life.

We look forward to you considering this great opportunity. If you are interested, please submit your resume and cover letter for the Director of Finance and Asset Management position in Bellevue, Washington by email to  In addition to your resume and cover letter, a short 15 minute questionnaire has to be completed to fully evaluate your qualifications for the position.  The following is the link to the questionnaire:

Please complete the questionnaire and submit your resume and cover letter. The position is open until filled; please apply as soon as possible.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mercer Group Associates, Senior Associate Mike Letcher at (520) 891-1953. Thank you for considering this great professional opportunity.

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