Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer
City of Lubbock Finance Department
 Lubbock, Texas
Job Description

Lubbock, known as “The Hub City,” is situated at the center of the scenic South Plains, between the Permian Basin and Texas Panhandle. Lubbock covers more than 143 square miles and is easily accessible by major transportation thoroughfares I-27, US Highways 82, 84, and 87, and State Highway 114. The City is home to more than 267,000 residents who enjoy the area’s mild climate, beautiful sunsets, and a wide range of recreational and cultural amenities. Lubbock provides a high quality of life that combines the art, leisure, and entertainment opportunities of a major metropolitan area with the friendly hospitality and charm of a small community.

The City of Lubbock seeks a resourceful, innovative leader with the skills and dedication needed to help the organization realize its vision for continued, sustainable growth. The City seeks an enthusiastic public servant with a strong understanding of City operations, outstanding strategic planning skills, and substantial financial forecasting experience. A thorough knowledge of practices of financial administration in a municipal setting, including debt management, truth-in taxation calculations, accounting, investments, and treasury functions is required.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, public administration, business administration, or a closely related field is required. A master’s degree is preferred. The selected candidate must have seven (7) to ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in managing large financial operations, and at least three (3) years at the senior management level. At least ten (10) or more years of experience as a CFO of a large business or medium-sized municipality, designation as a Certified Government Finance Officer, and/or Certified Public Account credentials are highly desired.

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For more information on this position, contact:

Jay Singleton, Senior Vice President

Strategic Government Resources

(817) 223-2654