Chief Financial Officer

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Helena Finance Department
Location of position: 
Helena, MT
$88,870 – $108,022/year
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 6, 2019
Job Description: 

This position leads the following organizational functions: Budget, Accounting, Grants, Utility & Parking billing and payments, Facilities, and other related functions as assigned. This is successfully accomplished by developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies and priorities; establishing within City policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; and communicating and coordinating relevant department activities with other departments and outside agencies/organizations. This position continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures throughout City operations in cooperation with other department heads; assesses workload, administrative support systems and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement and directs the implementation of changes. Additionally the position is responsible for ensuring the department personnel are selected, trained, motivated and evaluated; providing and coordinating staff training; coaching employees to correct deficiencies; implementing discipline and termination recommendations; assisting in development of staff professional development and personal improvement plans; inspiring and expecting exceptional customer service; evaluating workloads; leading the integration of applications that automate functions related to technology and financial systems; evaluating financial systems and determining if improvements or replacement is needed; serve as liaison to IT services and ensuring those IT services have value equivalent to the resources allocated yearly.