Chief Financial Officer

Department/Agency of position: 
City of El Paso
Location of position: 
El Paso, TX
$117,861.01 – $210,971.20 Annually
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 8, 2017
Job Description: 

The City of El Paso is recruiting for a highly experienced Chief Financial Officer to manage the City's centralized accounting and financial functions and allied services for the general public, and act as key financial advisor to the City administration.

Typical Duties: • Plan, develop, organize and implement centralized accounting and financial reporting, revenue collection and investment, debt issuance and servicing, capital and real property purchasing and disposition, materials and services procurement, and other delegated fiscal functions. • Implement, coordinate and control areas of fiscal activity including financial statements, general ledger, accounts payable and receivable, payroll, investments, grants, and purchasing. • Guide, coordinate and control assigned departments and direct department administration. • Provide administrative direction and supervise professional, managerial, technical, clerical and supervisory employees.

Requirements: Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in accounting, business or public administration or finance, and ten (10) years of progressively responsible professional accounting or financial experience including four (4) years in a municipal, local or other governmental entity and four (4) years of supervisory and management experience over a related major division or organization. Licenses and Certificates: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO), or Certified Government Finance Manager (CGFM) by time of appointment.

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Salary Range: $117,861.01 – $187,693.65 per year The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.

Please note: This is an Unclassified Executive position.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.

Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a college, university, or credentials evaluation services department prior to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.