City of St. Peter, MN

Job Details

  • Salary: $83,000 - $90,000. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 11,196
  • Where: 227 S Front Stn , Saint Peter, MN
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Feb 1 2018

Deadline: Mar 1 2018

Review the position profile available on the City\'s website at Submit cover letter, resume, three professional references and the other requested documents by 5:00 p.m. March 1, 2018,



The City of Saint Peter is currently accepting applications for the position of Director of Finance. The Director of Finance is an administrative position responsible for directing the financial activities of the City. Under general supervision, the Director of Finance plans, organizes, and coordinates all activities of the department and supervises all departmental personnel. The Director of Finance also serves as City Treasurer. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors’ degree in finance, accounting, or related field from an accredited college or university; Two years of experience in any of the following: governmental accounting, finance, utilities budget management, cost accounting, governmental auditing, chief financial officer in a private sector company or not for profit entity with over $15 million in revenues; Knowledge of the principles and procedures of municipal accounting and finance; knowledge of local and state legislation governing municipal finance activities; knowledge of the principles of public administration relative to municipal finance administration; Ability to devise and implement municipal finance systems and procedures; Experience with the operation and maintenance of computer hardware and operating system software. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a Certified Public Accountant License or Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) designation; More than 2 years’ experience in supervising, training and hiring staff; Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel software.

Salary range $83,000 - $90,000 per year depending on qualifications. Excellent health benefit package. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume, a minimum of three (3) professional references, Veteran’s Preference form (and DD214 if applicable), and completed Affirmative Action form. The Veteran’s Preference and Affirmative Action form are contained in the position profile which is available for candidate review on the City’s website at Completed application materials must be received by the City Administrator’s office by 5:00 p.m. March 1, 2018. Faxed and/or late applications will not be accepted. Interviews for the position will be conducted on March 15, 2018.


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