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Company: Government Finance Officers of Connecticut
Location: Stamford
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The City of Stamford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities and persons with disabilities CONTROLLER Salary Range: $101,346 -] $130,154/Annually POSITION Under the general direction of the Director of Administration, responsible for the strategies, policies, and operational procedures for all City accounting, treasury, and financial services functions (including accounts payable, credit/collections, and payroll); responsible for the management, maintenance and control of financial records; develops/maintains effective internal control policies and procedures; oversees annual audit and responsible for all related public financial reporting requirements; responsible for financial systems (e.g. HTE, Ceridian, Kronos) required to support City -fs financial policies and accounting/transactional needs (including State and Federal mandates); handles cash management and financing requirements; oversees Internal Audit function; supports information needs of City -fs actuary and the Rating Agencies; and all duties as set forth in the Charter of the City of Stamford. QUALIFICATIONS Applicants must possess a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license from the State of Connecticut and have a four year degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration from an accredited college or university. Ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting and financial management of which three (3) must have been as a Controller or equivalent senior financial role in a public company and/or in a municipal, county or state government environment. Requires knowledge of and experience in designing/implementing/maintaining effective internal controls, including policies/procedures and compliance practices; overseeing external audit and internal audit functions; thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) accounting standards; knowledge of principles and practices of financial management in public or private company and/or municipal government environment. Must have strong analytical skills, effective oral and written communication skills and extensive computer skills. RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED.

  • Health Plan and Hospitalization
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Retirement Plan
  • Group Life Insurance Applications are obtained from and submitted to DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES CITY OF STAMFORD 888 WASHINGTON BOULEVARD STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT 06904 TELEPHONE (203) 977-4070 CHANGE OF ADDRESS: It is your responsibility to notify the Department of Human Resources of any Change of Address on your application .

Keywords: Government Finance Officers of Connecticut, Stamford , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Stamford, Connecticut

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