Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer
City of Irving
 Irving, Texas
Job Description

Irving, Texas is centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth and is home to more than 239,000 residents. The city’s thriving economy, combined with its proximity to the Dallas/Fort Worth International and Dallas Love Field airports, has made Irving a corporate powerhouse. The city’s rich diversity is not only exhibited by its population or number of languages spoken by residents, but by the makeup of its business community. Irving is home to more than 8,500 local and multinational companies including four Fortune 1000 companies and eight Fortune 500 companies, which operate global headquarters in Irving. Approximately 73 percent of Irving’s tax base is derived from commercial property and business activity, and the city’s daytime population surpasses 300,000 throughout the week.

The CFO is charged with developing and implementing sound fiscal management policies and procedures across various financial functions of the City, including accounting, budget, compliance audit, purchasing, and treasury management. To be successful in managing these functions, the ideal candidate should be able to strategically prioritize departmental tasks according to importance and be remarkably attentive to details, in addition to thinking globally. It will be important for the new CFO to foster a teamwork environment that focuses on providing a high level of support and service to all City departments. The chosen candidate will also exhibit extraordinary customer service skills that allow for ease of communication with all internal and external stakeholders.

The City seeks a candidate with a proven background in fund accounting, debt management, and the technical aspects of leading a multi-division department. Experience in working with TIF Districts and public/private partnerships is desired. The CFO position requires a strong manager with a bachelor’s degree in finance, public administration, or a closely related field (master’s preferred) and 10 or more years of progressively responsible experience in finance or management. Government experience is required, and municipal experience is strongly preferred. Designation as a CPA is highly desired.

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For more information on this position contact:

Ron Holifield, CEO


Heather Johnston, Senior Vice President