ITEM IX-1.  THE DIRECTOR.
   (a)   Qualifications:  The Director of Finance shall have a Bachelor’s or higher degree  in Finance or a related field and shall have knowledge and experience in finance, accounting, taxation, and business administration in a government setting.
(Amended 11/8/11.)
 
   (b)   Duties:  The Director of Finance shall have charge of the Department of Finance and shall administer the fiscal affairs of the City, including:  the supervision and maintenance of records and accounting procedures which shall conform to the General Laws of Ohio; the compilation of estimates for the budget of all departments of the City; the exercise of financial budgetary controls over appropriations made; the custody of funds, investments, and other property of the City; the issuance of licenses; the collection of fees, assessments, and tax revenues for which the City is responsible; the investment and deposit of funds as may be provided by Council; the payment of the public debt of the City; and such other duties as may be required by this Charter and/or as Council or the Mayor may impose upon him consistent with this office.
 
   (c)   Deputy Director:  The Director of Finance shall, with the approval of the Mayor, designate a Deputy Director of Finance from the Department of Finance who shall, in the absence of the Director of Finance for any reason, perform all the duties herein imposed upon the Director of Finance.
(Amended 11/7/72)