Chief Financial Officer

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Interim City Manager
The City of Chanute, a financially stable and historic
located 90 miles SW of the
City metro area is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Chanute is a full-service city that also provides the following
: electric, gas, water, sewer, storm water, fiber, landfill, refuse collection, police, fire, and an airport. The ideal candidate will be experienced in budgeting, financial analysis, reporting and
, debt issuance,
operations, contract and purchasing administration, financial software implementation, and auditing.
The CFO will be a member of the Citys leadership team reporting directly to the City
, lead a Finance Department consisting of 15 employees, and be responsible for a city-wide annual combined funds budget of $55M. The position requires a bachelors degree in finance, accounting, or related degree. A masters degree and/or CPA are highly desirable. Four (4) years experience in public or utility sector finance is preferred. The CFO should possess excellent communication skills, a team oriented leadership style, and a track record of innovation and a working knowledge of technology. Salary range for the position is $80,000 +/- depending on qualifications; residency required.
Excellent benefits include health and participation in KPERS, a state retirement system with five-year vesting. Submit confidential resume, cover letter, salary history, & 5 work related references to City Managers Office or mail to City of Chanute, ATTN: City Managers office, P.O. Box 907, Chanute, KS 66720 by 4/18/2014. Go to www.chanute.org for complete job description. Applicants from diverse backgrounds & men & women are encouraged to apply (EOE).

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