The purpose of this position is to provide the overall administration and management of the financial operations of the City of Petersburg. Provides financial analysis and reports on departments, operating funds, enterprise funds, budget variances, special grants, fixed assets, and related data. Recommends and assists the City Manager in the development of long range fiscal programs and financial management including maintaining capital improvement budget and plan in accordance with anticipated revenues. Directs and maintains a central financial accounting and reporting system in accordance with Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) rules and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Administers the City’s debt program and takes actions to maintain and strengthen the City’s credit rating and reducing the debt portfolio by providing recommendations to balance the budget, reduce tax collection delinquency and maintain a stable levy and adequate fund balances. Prepares required documents and analysis for bond and other long term debt issuance. Supervises the management staff of the Departments of Finance and Billing & Collections. Develops, recommends and implements accounting policies and procedures to establish internal controls and manage cash flow. Oversees the preparation and submission of the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in business, liberal arts, or any closely related field. Requires six to ten years of experience in public sector financial management including supervisory experience. Preferred Qualifications: Certified Public Account (CPA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), or Master of Public Administration (MPA).