Location: Brentwood, TN
Salary Range: $76,000-$114,500 (starting salary is DOQ)
Deadline to Apply: Open until filled
The City of Brentwood is a AAA-rated full service municipality that is home to a little over 40,000 residents. Known for its beautiful scenery, quality neighborhoods, and the expansive Class-A office park known as Maryland Farms, Brentwood residents enjoy an exceptional quality of life among the rolling hills of Middle Tennessee.
Incorporated in 1969, this city on Nashville’s southern border has grown to 42 square miles, most of which has been in the last 25 years. This growth has brought Brentwood a highly educated populous and some of the highest real estate values in the country. Brentwood area schools are consistently ranked as top performers in Tennessee, and among the best public schools in the nation.
Brentwood prides itself on good governance and maintains a fiscally conservative approach to municipal operations. Management is stable and the City Commission generally enjoys consensus among its members on issues related to finance and budget.
The City is currently seeking an experienced professional to serve as Finance Director. This position, which reports directly to the City Manager, oversees a small and talented staff in the Finance Department and directs all accounting and financial operations of the City. The Finance Director oversees purchasing, accounts payable, utility billing, accounting, auditing, and revenue collection services and activities. In addition, the Finance Director performs a variety of professional level financial management responsibilities including analysis, preparation, and maintenance of the annual budget, financial records, statements, and reports with significant responsibility and interaction regarding the annual financial audit. The ideal candidate will have a broad based knowledge of governmental accounting and methods of financial control and reporting as well as outstanding organizational skills and a focus on timely delivery of reports and projects.
The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or closely related area (CPA or advanced degree preferred with consideration given for TN CMFO designation), with eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in governmental accounting, auditing, or related areas and experience in a supervisory capacity of accounting functions and personnel; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Previous experience as a local government Finance Director or Assistant Finance Director or equivalent is preferred.
Interested parties can apply by visiting the City website at www.Brentwood-TN.org/employment. Questions should be directed to Mike Worsham, Human Resources Director, at 615-371-0060.
Employment ad for
– for publication in January 2016.
Finance Director, Brentwood, TN $76,000-$114,500 with entry DOQ. Requires bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field, CPA preferred with CMFO considered. Minimum 8 years progressively responsible public sector/governmental accounting experience in a supervisory position.
Responsible for oversight of city’s financial operations including accounting, budgeting, utility billing, revenue collections, cash management, and purchasing. Complete Job Description available at www.brentwood-tn.org
Send resume with current salary requirements by 2/26/2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org Electronic applications are encouraged.
Or mail to:
City of Brentwood
P.O. Box 788
Brentwood, TN 37024-0788
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