This position shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by Council, and shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor. The City Comptroller is the division chief of the Accounting Division. This position reports to the Director of Finance and Administration/CFO and is responsible for managing the general accounting systems, cost accounting records, fund accounting, A/P, A/R, Payroll, and budgetary control records of the Consolidated Government of Jacksonville, Florida. Jacksonville is the largest City in Florida and the 12th largest in the Country with a $1.3 billion annual General Fund budget, $1.3 billion in annual Enterprise and Grant Fund budgets, $4.5 billion in Pension Funds, $1 billion in Operating Funds, $260 million in reserves, and is currently rated AA- by two of the three major ratings agencies. The accounting division is staffed with 50 employees.
ONLINE APPLICATION REQUIRED
- Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Accounting is required.
- At least five years supervisory experience in governmental accounting or equivalent training and experience is required.
- A CPA certificate and/or other relevant certifications such as CGFO, CGFM, CPFO are preferred.
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Florida Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Preference Coordinator
11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 311
Largo, FL 33778-1630