Chief Financial Officer

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Loveland
Location of position: 
Loveland, CO
$118,000 – $189,000
Date Posted: 
Friday, February 8, 2019
Closing Date: 
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Job Description: 

The City of Loveland’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) advises the City Manager, is a key player in large public-private partnerships and economic development, supports departments in their efforts to achieve the City Council’s and organizational goals, and oversees a competent, dedicated staff in the Finance Department. Loveland is a cultural hub in northern Colorado and is known for its nearly 500 pieces of public art and world-famous Valentine Remail Program. The City enjoys a low unemployment rate, high quality of life, and exceptional outdoor recreational opportunities. The City was included in Livability’s list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in 2016.

The CFO reports directly to the City Manager and establishes departmental goals and priorities, manages the City’s budget, and recommends policy related to Finance Programs. The CFO oversees seven direct reports and all financial functions in the City.

Minimum qualifications: bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business, public administration, or a related field; and a minimum of seven years of progressive, relevant experience in a local government environment with five years of supervisory/managerial experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for education.

Preferred qualifications: master’s degree; Certified Public Accountants or Certified Government Finance Officers designation; knowledge and experience working with bond issuance, tax collection, investments, and debt management; financing public-private projects; and experience with municipal utilities, sales tax, and state regulations such as TABOR.

Salary range: $118,000 – $189,000, depending on qualifications. The next Chief Financial Officer will also receive an excellent benefits package that includes access to a private health clinic for use by employees and their dependents only at no additional charge.

Applications accepted electronically at Open until filled with the first review of applications beginning March 15, 2019.