City Controller - City of New Haven
The City of New Haven,
one of Connecticutís
largest urban centers representing a major hub for business activity,
architecture, culture and entertainment is seeking a high caliber individual for
the position of City Controller. This is a dynamic hands-on position that
offers the right candidate the opportunity to set the direction of change and
make a significant contribution to the future growth and financial health of
The Controller is
responsible for oversight and administration of the Cityís General Fund budget,
its Special Revenue Funds (state and federal grants) and Capital Bonding Funds.
In providing stewardship for the Cityís funds and accounts, the City Controller
reports directly to the Mayor and is responsible for the leadership, management
and operation of a broad spectrum of functional areas including: Accounting and
Financial Management, Purchasing and Procurement, Risk Management, Debt
Issuance and Management, Tax Collection and Assessment, Payroll/Pension and
The ideal candidate will have broad
experience in accounting and finance based on nationally accepted standards and
a Bachelorís Degree in accounting, finance or similar field. Position requires
sound decision making skills, the ability to think strategically and handle
multiple business initiatives and priorities. The successful candidate must
possess the strong leadership and managerial skills necessary to successfully
guide the Finance Department during a period of significant organizational
change. Demonstrated success managing an operation similar in size and scope to
a municipality the size of New Haven
is preferred. Must have the ability to work with all levels within the City,
including City officials, service providers and consultants. Strong
technological experience with financial/accounting systems a must. An
understanding of MUNIS system is preferred. If not already a New
Haven resident, the selected candidate must commit to living in the
City of New Haven
within six months after being appointed.
1) Go to https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/
2) Click on Employment
Opportunities and follow all instructions provided. You will need a valid, working
email address to apply.
3) You must include a resume
and letter of interest with your submission.
APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION ONLY ACCEPTED ON-LINE
at https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/ Internet access
is available to applicants without computers or internet service at the
following locations Dept. of Human
Resources 200 Orange St. Room #102 New Haven, CT 06510, Mon- Fri 9:00 am - 4:30
pm, and at all branches of the New Haven Free Public Libraries.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The City Of New Haven is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities
and persons with disabilities.