The City of Norwich
announces a closed promotional and an open examination to fill a vacancy and establish an eligibility list for the following classification:
Closed Examination # 1993
Open Examination # 1994
Chief Financial Officer responsible for managing $100 million plus operating and capital budgets.
This is highly responsible administrative work involving
the direction of a broad range of municipal financial
functions. Work in volves responsibility for accounting,
investing, information technology, auditing, operating and capital budgets development, tax collection, risk management, payroll,
and purchasing functions. Duties include policy recom mendation, departmental and municipal plan ing,
and the direction and administration of departmental activities. This position also has the responsibility for making the most difficult
financial management technical
decisions. The work requires that the employee have thorough knowledge, skill and ability in every phase of municipal finan cial management and good knowledge of the administration of information technology as well as all municipal
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Drafts and recommends policy
to the City Manager and plans for the implementation of financial goals and
• Directs the operations of the Finance
Department through various department heads and evaluates
and ad ministers financial management programs such as accounting and financial
reporting, budgeting, information
control services, cash management, internal
and external auditing,
purchasing, insur ance, debt service, and tax collection.
• Oversees and coordinates the development of operating and capital budgets. Assists City Manager in ex
plaining and defending
budget recommendations to the City Council.
• Directs and controls the expenditure of city and department fund allocations within
the constraints of ap
• Analyzes financial markets and supervises the investment of city funds in appropriate instruments. Review cash flow forecasts on a regular basis.
• Coordinates the efforts of external auditors
in their review
of the city's financial management
systems and controls.
• Confers with a wide variety of city officials, boards, commissions, committees, community groups, insurers and the general public to provide information and to resolve
problems and complaints.
• Monitors the city's debt instruments for refunding opportunities and the timely
repayment of debt. Prepares
various documents and filings related to the issuance of municipal bonds.
Oversees bond sales and closings.
master's degree from a recognized college or university in business administration or a bachelor's
degree in business
administration plus certification as a CPA or CPFO, and at least five years' experience in the field of
municipal accounting, municipal auditing
or municipal finance administration, at least three of those years must
include experience in a responsible supervisory position,
or an equivalent
combination of education and experi
ence which provides
a demonstrated ability to perform the duties
of the position.
Copies of the complete job description are available in the City of Norwich Human Resources Department.
Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, August 2,
2013 in the Human Resources Department, City Hall, 100 Broadway, Room 213, Norwich, CT 06360. In order to be considered, applicants must demon
strate on their application that they meet the minimum qualifications
as stated in the job announcement. To obtain an employment application, visit our website at www.norwichct.org. For questions or additional in
formation, call (860) 823-3836.
The City of Norwich has a residency
requirement of a sixty (60) mile radius with in the State of Connecticut.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER