FINANCE DIRECTOR.

Location: 
SPRING HILL. 

The City of Spring Hill, Tennessee, is seeking to hire a new Finance Director under the general supervision of the City Administrator and Assistant City Administrator. This employee plans and directs the disbursement and accounting of revenues and expenditures for the City. Work involves supervision of the budget, purchasing, accounting, general revenue collections, and payroll operations. This employee must exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative in planning and directing the fiscal control system. Work is performed in accordance with established municipal finance procedures, local ordinances and state and federal statutes governing the responsibilities of local government accountants. Work is evaluated through conferences, reports, and by an independent audit of financial records.  This employee plans, organizes and supervises the operations of the Finance Department, including disbursement and accounting of municipal funds, billing, and preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports; supervises staff assisting with these duties; Publicly presents reports to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen and answers questions during financial discussions at BoMA meetings;  Works with City Administrator in the preparation of the general operating and capital improvements budgets; reviews departmental budget requests for accuracy and justification of resource allocation and expenditures; Establishes and administers City financial policies according to local, state and federal law; Manages the receipt and investment of City revenues; Oversees and participates in financial risk management functions; Assists the auditors during the annual audit of City financial records; follows up on findings to improve financial systems; Maintains a general accounting system for the City; Oversees maintenance of financial records for each department; Maintains separate accounts for items of appropriation in the budget, including amount of the appropriation, amounts paid, unpaid obligations against the account, and the unencumbered balance; Performs fiscal analysis, trend analysis, revenue forecasting, debt service planning, capital budgeting and planning, financial reporting, and related financial management tasks; Provides direction, leadership and guidance to department heads and assigned staff.   Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Public Finance or a closely related field;  10+ years of professional finance experience, including 4-6 years of extensive, progressively responsible experience in municipal finance for a similarly sized agency; CMFO designation strongly preferred, or the ability to obtain within 1 year.  Applications/resumes submitted online at:

www.springhilltn.org/Jobs.aspx

Questions to staylor@springhilltn.org.  EOE