Location: Chino Valley
Posted on: September 17, 2023
The Town rests peacefully in the central Arizona highlands in
Yavapai County, near the beautiful Mingus and Bradshaw Mountain
ranges. While the Valley of the Sun around Phoenix and the Grand
Canyon might get more attention, this is, in fact, Arizona's sweet
spot. The town is spared from the Valley's scorching summer heat,
traffic, and density. Instead, residents enjoy moderate
temperatures, four full seasons, open spaces, and a very high
quality of life in an Arizona small town. The FY 2023-24 Budget
(July 1 - June 30) is $45.15 million and supports 123.5 FTEs.
The town also enjoys stability and an enviable financial position,
the result of fiscal conservatism and discipline over time. Issues
facing the town include the need for roadway improvements, water
and sewer infrastructure upgrades, a water reclamation facility
expansion, and potential construction of a new town hall, and its
The town's long-time, highly-regarded finance director has
announced his retirement (early-2024). Reporting directly to the
town manager, the finance director oversees the finance department
and its annual budget of $560,000, supporting 4.0 FTE, including
the director. The department utilizes Caselle as its main
accounting software, Paycom for payroll, and OnBase for document
A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or public
administration, or a closely related field, and five years of
progressively responsible experience in governmental accounting or
finance, including budget development and three years of management
and supervisory experience, preferably in a local government
setting, are required. An equivalent combination of experience and
education may be considered at the town's sole option.
Credentialing through GFOA (CPFO) or as a CPA is preferred.
The annual salary range for this position is $110,000 to $150,000.
Appointment will be made depending upon the qualifications and
experience of the selected candidate. In addition, the following
benefits are provided: comprehensive medical, dental, and vision
insurances; group term life, long-term disability, and short-term
disability insurances; flexible spending (medical and dependent
care) accounts, health savings account, EAP and wellness programs;
retirement through the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
(mandatory) and voluntary options including 457(b)/ROTH plans and
supplemental life insurance; and vacation and sick leave, plus 10
paid holidays. Relocation assistance, temporary housing, and
possible additional incentives subject to negotiation.
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