The City of Cañon City (pop. Approx. 16,000) is seeking a Deputy Finance Director to assist the current Finance Director managing the resources and directing the activities of the Finance Department for the City. Known as the Gateway to the Authentic West, Cañon City is located at the mouth of the Royal Gorge where the Arkansas River continues its journey from the Rocky Mountains. Often called the “Banana Belt” of Colorado, this region boasts year round outdoor recreation and tourist opportunities. The City is governed by the Mayor and City Council, with the City Administrator serving as the chief administrative officer of Cañon City’s Council/Administrator form of government. The Deputy Finance Director is also responsible for the overall daily operations of the department, which include accounts payable/receivable, payroll administration, treasury functions, debt administration, the accounting/budget and independent audit, and the development of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and the City’s annual budget.
Education and Experience Successful candidates will possess, at a minimum, completion of a four year college course from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree and major course work in Finance, Accounting, Public Administration, Business Administration or a closely related field. A Master's Degree in Business, Finance, Financial Management, Public Administration or a closely related field is preferred; and certification as a Public Finance Officer (C.P.F.O.) is also preferred. A minimum of five years progressively responsible financial administration including three years of full-time supervisory experience is also required.
Salary The salary range for this position starts at $65,161 – $88,158, plus participation in the health insurance and retirement plan offered by the City according to City policy.
This position will remain open until filled.
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