Finance Director for City of Pueblo, Colorado

$114,265 - $139,652 yearly
  • Baker Tilly Public Sector Executive Recruitment
  • Pueblo, CO, USA
  • Dec 29, 2021
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

The City of Pueblo, Colorado (pop. 111,876) is seeking a Finance Director.  

Located 112 miles south of Denver and 45 miles south of Colorado Springs, Pueblo is the county seat of Pueblo County and a major city of the Front Range Urban Corridor, an oblong region of urban population located along the Southern Rocky Mountains. 

Under the direction of the Mayor, the Finance Director plans, organizes, and directs all operations and activities of the Finance Department. The position is responsible for overseeing a $205.9 million total budget across multiple funds and grants, and leads a team of 25 employees, including professional accounting, paraprofessional, and technical staff assigned to general accounting or sales tax divisions.  

The starting salary range for this position will be $114,265 - $139,652. The City of Pueblo offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid holidays and personal holidays, and membership in the PERA Retirement system.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in finance, accounting, economics, business administration, or closely related field; and at least ten years of progressively responsible accounting/financial management experience, with seven of those years in a supervisory or management role with a municipality or other governmental organization. The hired candidate must reside within the corporate boundaries of the City of Pueblo within six months of the first date of employment. Possession of a Certified Public Accountant license and certification as a Certified Government Financial Manager are desired. Experience working with Tyler-Munis, OpenGov and relational automated accounting software solutions and platforms is preferred. EOE.

Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter and resume online by visiting or website at:

https://bakertilly.recruitmenthome.com/postings/3282

This position is open until filled; first review of resumes occurs on January 31, 2022. Following this date, applications will be screened against criteria outlined in this brochure.

For more information, please contact Patty Heminover at patty.heminover@bakertilly.com or by 651.223.3058.

For more information about The City of Pueblo, please visit https://www.pueblo.us/