City of Cape Coral, FL

Controller / Finance / Accounting #6920

City of Cape Coral, FL

Aug 4th, 2022
$ 87485 - 139984 / Year
Reasons to Work for the City of Cape Coral

The Cape Coral metropolitan area ranks No. 5 for young business owners by Money Rates. (June 2017)

Allstate ranks Cape Coral fifth in the nation for safe driving in its “America’s Best Drivers Report.” (June 2017)

Two Cape Coral elementary schools are among Lee County’s highest scoring public schools on the third grade Florida Standards Assessment English Language Arts test. (May 2017)

College Choice names Florida SouthWestern State College in the Top 50 community colleges in America. (May 2017)

The Cape Coral metropolitan area job market ranks No. 2 in the nation in ManpowerGroup’s Employment Outlook Survey. (March 2017)

Cape Coral lands at No. 75 on Millennial Personal Finance’s list of “Top 150 Cities for Millennials.” (February 2017)

Forbes ranks Cape Coral No. 1 on its “Fastest Growing Cities in the U.S.” list, based on data by Moody’s Analytics. (February 2017)

Cape Coral lands at No. 34 on the LendEDU.com list for “Best Cities to Start a Family.” (February 2017)

Trulia ranks the Cape Coral metropolitan area No. 2 in its “Top 10 Hottest Real Estate Markets to Watch in 2017” and No. 2 on “Top 10 Cities Where People Are Moving in 2017.” (January 2017)

Cape Coral is No. 15 on the Milken Institute’s “Best Performing Cities in 2016” list for large cities. (December 2016)

Cape Coral is No. 5 on the U.S. Census Bureau’s list of “25 Fastest Growing Metro Areas.” (October 2016)

Forbes names Cape Coral the top U.S. metropolitan area for future job growth. (October 2016)

The Cape Coral metropolitan area ranks among the top 50 in the nation for its positive GDP growth rate of 5.3 percent, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. (September 2016)

The Cape Coral metropolitan area makes the Top 10 list for fastest job growth. (Bloomberg, August 2016)

The research company Niche ranks Cape Coral No. 17 in its 2016 list of safest cities in the U.S. (July 2016)

Forbes reports that the Cape Coral metropolitan area is the best place in the nation for job growth based on labor-market data from Emsi. (July 2016)

The research site CreditDonkey ranks Cape Coral No. 3 on its “Top 10 Happiest Cities to Live in Florida.” (May 2016)

Cape Coral ranks No. 3 in the “Most Affordable Cities to Live in Florida” survey by Livability.com. (March 2016)

Cape Coral ranks No.10 on Forbes’ “Cities to Watch” list for its fast-growing population and economy in 2016. (March 2016)

Cape Coral ranks among the top 10 housing investment cities in the U.S. in a Forbes report based on data from research company Local Market Monitor. (February 2016)

The Cape Coral metropolitan area ranks No. 1 for anticipated job gains in a study by research firm HIS Global Insight. (January 2016)

Cape Coral once again ranks in the 2016 Top 10 best places to retire (WalletHub, September 2016) and in the Top 25 in Forbes’ annual retirement report.
1015 Cultural Park Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33990
http://www.capecoral.net
GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB

THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO CURRENT CITY OF CAPE CORAL EMPLOYEES AND THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO APPLY.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field.
  • Seven (7) years of experience in government finance, accounting, financial statement preparation, or related field.
  • Five (5) years of supervisory and/or managerial level experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in managing a large staff in the public sector.
  • Certified Government Financial Officer (CGFO) and/or Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Below is a brief overview of the role, not a full job description.

  • Manages a wide array of accounting functions including payroll, accounting, accounts payable and treasury.
  • Develops and maintains internal control systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Serves as a liaison between the department and auditors, outside fiscal agencies, the public and other city departments.
  • Plans, directs, manages, and supervises the work of professional and clerical accounting staff assuring work is performed in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles of the United States, departmental guidelines, and applicable regulatory guidelines.
  • Designs and prepares financial reports, schedules, and statements as required to demonstrate financial conditions, compliance with legal and regulatory provisions, and reconciliation of accounting transactions and data.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

  • City-paid employee health coverage, additional for spouse or family
  • Employee Health & Wellness Center for health care services
  • 5 weeks PTO (sick & vacation)
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Pension plan
  • City-paid life and long-term disability insurance
  • Optional Vision and Dental Plans
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • And much more!

QUALIFICATIONS
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