Directs the administration of all accounting activities including the payroll system, supervise and participate in the maintenance of all City accounting records for final audit. Leads the annual budget preparation process. Reviews departmental reports of receipts and disbursements of City funds making corrections when necessary. In addition, maintains and prepares a variety of financial records and reports.
SPECIAL SKILLS & TRAINING:
Proficient with computers (WORD and EXCEL) preferred and must have excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to work with community leaders, public agencies, businesses, clients and the general public. This position requires exceptional presentation skills, including the ability to prepare and present reports, analysis and studies on a variety of technical issues. A valid State of Michigan operator's license is required. Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or a Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Public Administration. Master’s Degree and/or Certified Public Accountant license preferred.
PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE:
Six or more years of progressively more responsible accounting experience including three years of supervisory experience in a municipality or equivalent.
Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
HOW TO APPLY:
All candidates must complete a City of Farmington Hills employment application. Applications are located at www.fhgov.com or in the Human Resources Department at City Hall (31555 West Eleven Mile Road Farmington Hills, MI 48336). Please email the completed application and supporting documents to email@example.com or in person to the HR Department for consideration. Current employees should submit a letter of interest and resume to Human Resources.
The City of Farmington Hills operates under the Council-Manager form of government, with the Mayor and 6 city council members
elected at large. City Council races are non-partisan and members serve staggered four-year terms. The Mayor is the presiding officer
and a voting member of City Council. The City has a fiscal year 2023 budget of $128 million and 192 fulltime equivalent positions across all funds. City departments include Central Services, City Clerk, City Manager, Finance, Human Resources, Planning & Community Development, Public Services, Police, Fire and Special Services.