Under the direction of the City Manager, the CFO performs complex supervisory, administrative and professional work in daily activities that reflect and support the development and implementation of the City budget and financial affairs. Extensive interaction is required with the City Management team, City Council, and the public regarding the City's overall budget and budgeting process. The individual must work closely with other City departments, agencies, and committees to develop partnerships and to ensure fiscal accountability and compliance with State and municipal ordnances.
The city is looking for an experienced leader who has a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, or related field; has a minimum of five to seven (5-7) years of work experience in financial management, governmental accounting, payroll and compensation; and has a minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience and serving in an official leadership capacity. The candidate should have strong strategic planning and motivational skills as well as the ability to lead by example. Applicants with any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work will be considered.
Knowledge of the following areas is required: municipal and fiscal accounting principles and procedures; governmental accounting and reporting standards, including independent audit requirements; State Code and laws as they relate to city financial practices, including taxation; budgeting procedures and cash flow analysis; investment opportunities and bonding requirements; payroll and compensation laws and regulations; contract and business law principles; and Urban Renewal law and requirements. Candidates must be able to perform the following skills: train, assign, motivate, supervise and evaluate the work of others; make presentations before various departments, councils, and commissions and other groups; respond to citizen requests in a courteous manner; and make sounds and reasonable decisions in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations and established procedures.
About City of Twin Falls
Twin Falls – located in Southern Idaho midway between Boise to the west and Salt Lake to the south-east and 70 miles south of Sun Valley. Twin Falls is a vibrant city of over 50,000 people. The daily population swells to 70,000 as surrounding area residents travel into Twin Falls for services and retail opportunities. The city sits at a high-desert elevation of 3,745 with the Snake River Canyon at the northern edge, the Cassia Mountain Range and Nevada to our south and the distant Sawtooth Mountains rimming the northern horizon.