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Job Title: Treasurer/CFO

The City of Stockbridge continues to strive to be the most progressive business and family-oriented community in Metropolitan Atlanta with a strong focus on enhanced quality of life initiatives which promotes a sustainable “Live, Work, Play Environment”.  The City of Stockbridge believes that people are the most valuable asset in delivering services to all citizens.  Stockbridge is a diverse city of approximately 35,000 + residents located just 15 minutes south of Hartsfield- Jackson International Airport.

Job Summary: This position is responsible for the collection of all taxes, licenses, fees, and other moneys belonging to the city subject to the provisions of the charter and the ordinances of the city and to enforce all laws of Georgia relating to the collection of delinquent taxes and sale or foreclosure for nonpayment of taxes to the city; this position shall also be responsible for the general duties of a Treasurer and chief fiscal officer.

Class Characteristics: This is the full-performance classification level.

Major Duties:

  • Prepares the City's annual operating budget in cooperation with the Mayor and City Manager;
  • Reviews budget comparisons and prepares budget amendments for approval by the City Council;
  • Plans, coordinates and organizes financial audits and serves as liaison with external auditors; files audit with appropriate agencies as required by law;
  • Develops, recommends and implements work schedules, operating policies and procedures in order to accomplish Finance Division's goals and objectives;
  • Communicates with City Manager and elected officials regarding the City's financial operations;
  • Prepares reports, financial statements and other correspondence related to departmental activities, direction and accomplishments;
  • Attends staff and City Council meetings as required;
  • Oversees the City's accounts receivable and payable, reconciles bank statements, troubleshoots payment processing errors;
  • Supervises the activities of technical staff and subordinate supervisors responsible for carrying out the services and functions of the Finance Division; supervision includes assignment and review of projects, providing assistance, evaluating performance, administering discipline and making hiring, termination and payroll change recommendations;
  • Prepares and files City financial documents and reports with State and Federal agencies as required by law;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge Required by the Position:

    • Ability to develop and support the administration of a municipal operating budget;
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, employees and the public;
    • Ability to manage a city-wide computerized accounting system;
    • Ability to organize data and compile clear, concise reports;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
    • Extensive knowledge of municipal finance, budget administration and governmental accounting standards;
    • Knowledge of City ordinances, policies and procedures;
    • Knowledge of modern office procedures and equipment;
    • Knowledge of the Uniform Chart of Accounts;
    • Skill in using a variety of computer programs for administrative functions.

Supervisory Controls: The work of this position is directed by the Mayor and City Council and is performed under the general supervision of the City Manager.

Guidelines: Guidelines include GAAP, GASB and other federal and state regulations governing municipal accounting and financial management; City and departmental safety manuals, policies and procedures.

Complexity: The work requires the application of technical knowledge of public finance and accounting.

Personal Contacts: Contacts are typically with co-workers, elected officials and the general public.

Purpose of Contacts: Contacts typically occur in order to give and exchange information and provide services.

Physical Demands: This work is performed indoors in an office setting and involves occasional light lifting.

Work Environment: This work is performed indoors in an office setting.

Supervisory and Management Responsibility: This position is responsible for the management and supervision of the Finance and Utility Billing staff, including Accountant, Accounting Clerk, Purchasing Clerk, Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Payroll Clerk, Occupational Tax Clerk, and Utility Billing Supervisor and Clerks.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration or a closely related field supplemented by ten (10) years of progressively responsible work experience in a related field; Certified Public Accountant preferred or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job; must possess, or obtain within 18 months of hire, state Local Finance Officer Certification (Level I); ability to accurately type a minimum of 45 words per minute; valid State of Georgia Driver’s License.

The City of Stockbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to equal access and equal treatment of all applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or disability. 


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