Chief Financial Officer

Department/Agency of position: 
County of Peoria
Location of position: 
Peoria, IL
Date Posted: 
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Closing Date: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Job Description: 

Peoria County is seeking a Chief Financial Officer to lead our Finance Department. The CFO reports to the County Administrator and supervises a staff of 8 full time employees. The position is part of the County’s senior management team, participating in key decisions regarding economic development, capital planning, long-and short-term revenue and expenditure strategies, and all policies affecting the overall fiscal health of the County. The County Administrator encourages the CFO to participate and grow through professional networking, continuing education, leadership development, and community involvement. Requirements for the CFO position include a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field and 8 years of progressively responsible professional experience, five of which must have been in a senior management capacity. A Master’s Degree, CPA and/or CPFO certification is preferred. The CFO must be a resident of Peoria County or must become a resident of Peoria County within twelve (12) months of the date of hire.