Department/Agency of position: 
City of Winter Springs Finance Department
Location of position: 
Winter Springs, FL
$85,000 - $107,000
Date Posted: 
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Closing Date: 
Sunday, June 21, 2020
Job Description: 

All communications regarding this position or resume submission should be sent to Winter Springs Human Resources.


Highly responsible administrative, professional and technical work directing and coordinating Accounting, Finance, Utility Billing, Treasury, and Budget functions. Serves as the City’s Chief Finance Officer. Work is performed under the administrative direction of the City Manager.


  • Directs the preparation of financial reports and schedules.
  • Reviews and approves financial materials such as: checks, pay requests, memorandums, payroll timesheets, etc.
  • Reviews financial data, such as: bond documents, monthly financial reports, other reports and funding requests.
  • Coordinates City pension plan.
  • Controls the cash flow position throughout the City, understands the sources and uses of cash, and maintains the integrity of funds securities and other documents.
  • Implements, develops and maintains an all-encompassing job cost system.
  • Translates operational metrics into measures for performance (and monitoring systems) based on the
  • City’s model for generating customer value.
  • Attends and participates in administrative meetings, such as: agenda preparation, staff, department head, Commission, and pension board.
  • Coordinates the annual audit.
  • Establish and execute programs for the provision of capital required by the City, including negotiating the procurement of debt and maintaining the required financial arrangements.
  • Advises municipal officials on financial investment matters of the City
  • Prepares routine and special reports, analysis and management studies.
  • Timely prepares and monitors the City's budget.
  • Oversees investment and management of City investments.
  • Exercises general supervision over various assigned activities.
  • Develops programs, City-wide policies and procedures.
  • Initiates and carries to completion special programs as directed by the City Manager.
  • Assists department heads and City agencies as needed.
  • Interacts with officials and agents of other governmental entities.
  • Attends various meetings, conferences and other programs.
  • Represents the City Manager at various meetings.
  • Manages the disposition of surplus assets.
  • Oversees the timely preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
  • Oversees disbursement of municipal funds; administers The City cash management investments and debt management programs.
  • Participates in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the operating capital budget.

(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.)



  • Knowledge of governmental accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of local finance administration.
  • Knowledge of the practices, methods and laws relating to investments and municipal bond financing.
  • Knowledge of modern business management and the principles and practices of public administration.
  • Knowledge of computer systems pertaining accounting and financial management.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and financial reporting systems.
  • Knowledge of purchasing procedures and policies.
  • Ability to lead and motivate a small department
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and discern underlying management problems.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement in financial management.
  • Ability to conduct long-range planning.
  • Skill in making public presentations.
  • Skill in developing employees and holding them accountable.
  • Skill in use of PC's for analysis and report development.
  • Knowledge of public personnel administration.
  • Knowledge of sources of information related to problems of local government.
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports, memoranda, directives and letters.
  • Ability to develop comprehensive plans from general instructions.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with department heads and the general public.


  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Economics, Financial Management or a related field. Minimum of 7 years of senior level financial management experience which includes at least five years of experience managing a large team. Master’s Degree and/or CPA/CPFO preferred. An expansive and proven background in grant writing and investment management, and/or previous experience as a Chief Financial Officer a plus.


  • Must be able to be bonded.


  • Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction)
  • Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid)
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.


  • Works inside in an office environment.
  • Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $85,000.00 to $107,000.00 /year