The City of Germantown, Tennessee, is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Comptroller. Under general direction of the Budget & Financial Services Director, this position is responsible for managing financial compliance, internal controls, internal/external auditing and cash flow processes. Responsibilities also include analyzing a variety of financial operations, accounting systems, policies and procedures with standard preparation of financial statements including statistical sections in the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). This position manages the external, independent, annual financial audit process along with fiscal year reviews. Selected candidate will develop and administer control systems to comply with new accounting procedures, laws, ordinances, regulations, best practices, and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The Comptroller position has direct supervision of payroll and accounts payable/receivable.
The minimum requirements for this opportunity include: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration and seven (7) years experience managing accounting and cash management operations, including two years professional experience in governmental accounting; or any combination of education, training, and experience providing the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform essential job functions. All qualified applicants must have local government experience.
A Master’s degree is preferred. Certification as CPA strongly preferred.