Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Deputy Chief Financial Officer
Gunnison County
 Gunnison, Colorado
Job Description

Gunnison County is seeking a Deputy Chief Financial Officer to join this progressive, high-performing organization located in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Gunnison County serves 17,000 year-round residents and a booming tourist community who enjoy a mountain culture and almost 2 million acres of accessible public lands offering world-class outdoor recreation opportunities. The County cherishes its sense of community and place, striving to preserve and promote the well-being of the County’s citizens, natural environment, and rural character.


Under the general supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, the Deputy Chief Financial Officer is responsible for all areas relating to financial accounting. Develops and maintains department-specific accounting policies, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting to stakeholders inside and outside the County. Provides management of accounting staff. Addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of finance and accounting activities including general ledger preparation, management and financial reporting, year-end audit preparation, and the support of budget and forecast activities.


Gunnison County is a stable, well-managed organization comprised of a talented and experienced management team. The Deputy Chief Financial Officer (Deputy CFO) is a newly created position to support the financial operations of the County. The Deputy CFO will join a team of dedicated finance professionals to support continued implementation of new software systems, service to other County departments, and the residents of Gunnison County.

Gunnison County has been the recognized by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) for its commitment to data-driven performance management and the recipient of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Awards. This is an ideal opportunity to be part of a professionally managed County and live in a beautiful mountainous region noted for its high quality of life.

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Gunnison County is offering an annual salary range (2024) of $105,688 - $125,142 for this position dependent upon experience and qualifications. The full salary range (2024) is $105,688 - $149,496.

More Information: GMP Consultants is assisting Gunnison County with this search. Learn more at Gunnison County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First Review is December 3, 2023.