Finance Director

Finance Director
City of St. Cloud
 St. Cloud, Florida
Job Description

The City of St. Cloud (approx. pop. 61,331) is in beautiful, sunny central Florida, approximately 25 miles southeast of Orlando. St. Cloud is located along the southern shore of East Lake Tohopekaliga (18,810 acres),considered one of the best lakes in Florida for bass fishing, boating, and birdwatching. The city is a burgeoning community rooted in history and offering an exceptional quality of life. St. Cloud experienced an approximate 45% increase in population in the last decade and is a highly desirable address for Orlando area-bound commuters looking for a safer, small-town atmosphere and a quieter pace while remaining close to big-city amenities.

The City is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Finance Director, which reports to the City Manager and is responsible for the executive leadership and financial management of the Finance Department. The Department has 15 FTEs and four divisions: Accounting, Administration, Finance, and Grants. The City has an FY2023 total budget of $209.1 million, including a General Fund of $64.1 million.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance Administration, or a related field supplemented by six (6) years of progressively responsible supervisory experience at a Director or Deputy Director level; or possession of any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities. CPA certification is required; a CPFO or CGFO and government experience in Florida is preferred. The salary range is $105,775 - $161,660; starting salary will be competitive and dependent upon qualifications. The City has an excellent benefits package. Florida does not have a state income tax.

To be considered, visit to view a detailed brochure of the position and to apply. The first review of applications will occur on April 10, 2023; the position is open until filled. Questions regarding this recruitment should be directed to Ms. S. Renée Narloch or Mr. Elliott Pervinich, S. Renée Narloch & Associates,, (850) 391-0000. The City of St. Cloud is an equal-opportunity employer. Pursuant to Florida Open Records laws, applications and resumes may be subject to public disclosure.