The city of Melrose is seeking an experienced Chief Financial Officer/City Auditor to join our dynamic team and play a key role in shaping the financial landscape of our city. You will be joining a financially healthy community that has built a “AA+” bond rating. The CFO will lead the city’s financial strategy under the Mayor’s guidance, develop city budgets, ensure legal compliance and timely and accurate financial reporting, provide financial oversight, and act as the Chief Procurement Officer for the city. The CFO will direct and manage all aspects of city finance, including accounting, assessing, purchasing, and technology.

The qualified candidate has bachelor’s degree in public/business administration, eight years in municipal finance, three years in supervisory roles, MBA or CPA preferred. They possess an in-depth knowledge of GAAP and municipal audited financial statements, and MGL and DOR local services best practices; have outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills and are proficient in MS Office and financial software (MUNIS).

Compensation range is $140,000-$150,000 (based on 35 hrs./week) with comprehensive benefits. The detailed job description is on employment page www.cityofmelrose.org. Resume and cover letter to mtravers@cityofmelrose.org. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. No residency requirement. EOE

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