Financial Manager

Financial Manager
City of Franklin Finance Department
 Franklin, Tennessee
Job Description

Summary of Job Duties:

Oversees the daily activities, maintenance, and operations of the accounting functions relative to the City’s funds, which includes payroll, accounts payable, electronic (ACH) payments, e-payments to City, contracts, and insurance. Responsible for ensuring payroll is in compliance with all IRS and FLSA guidelines and regulations, and accounts payable is in compliance with all guidelines and regulations. With Comptroller, responsible for implementation of financial systems and software. Supervises and evaluates assigned staff, directs work, processes employee concerns and problems, counsels, and completes employee evaluations. Makes recommendations regarding personnel actions such as promotion and hiring. Recommends use of overtime in department.

Education and Experience:

The required knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform job duties are normally acquired through obtaining a baccalaureate or higher degree in accounting, finance, or business administration, plus a minimum of five (5) years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of one (1) year financial management (supervisory) experience is desired.

Preferred Certifications/Licenses:

  • Certified Municipal Finance Officer (CMFO),
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or
  • Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO)
  • Must hold active certification/license within three (3) years of employment date and maintain through period of employment.

The City of Franklin offers a complete package of health and dental benefits, paid vacation, personal days and sick leave and defined benefit pension through the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System Legacy Plan.