Assistant Comptroller

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Gaithersburg Department of Finance
Location of position: 
Gaithersburg, MD
$73,299 – $115,841
Date Posted: 
Monday, October 16, 2017
Closing Date: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Job Description: 

Love your accounting and auditing work but looking for more growth opportunities? The City of Gaithersburg is looking for you! The Finance team is seeking an accounting professional with experience in auditing to support the Comptroller by participation in daily accounting operations and functioning as the City's lead auditor. This position will have the variety you are looking for while still providing work/life balance and future growth opportunities.

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of internal controls and accounting processes as well as excellent communication and people skills. The Assistant Comptroller will be both detail-oriented and able to understand broader organizational needs. The ideal candidate should be a committed learner with a desire to teach others. It is anticipated that the right candidate would be groomed for promotional opportunities and should also be focused on ensuring the growth of others within the department.

The Assistant Comptroller will be a professional that demonstrates excellent customer service skills, can take ownership of responsibilities, escalating issues when needed, and can manage conflicting priorities with minimal guidance. Good judgment, objectivity, a strong commitment to professional ethics, and exemplary integrity are essential. CPA certification is required. Bachelor's Degree in related field and 5+ years of public accounting, internal auditing, or accounting experience also required. Governmental accounting experience preferred.

Starting salary negotiable depending on the knowledge, qualifications, training, and experience of the candidate. The City provides a stellar benefits package and offers excellent work/life balance. Come help us support the mission of the City of Gaithersburg!

Position will remain open until filled; for best consideration, please submit your application by October 30, 2017.