Develops, implements, and oversees the City’s internal audit program, which includes conducting periodic audits and reviews of processes, cash funds, inventories, City financial systems, and City owned assets. Researches best practices and maintains knowledge of current, innovative programs. Develops and implements recommendations to improve effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls. Manages the financial data content available to the public on the City and State websites. Maintains compliance with reporting requirements. Coordinates the preparation and submission of all required grant application documents and trains staff to follow proper related guidelines. Leads special projects, as assigned, such as converting systems from manual to electronic and integrating systems. Participates on the City’s innovation team and budget team.
EDUCATION/TRAINING - Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
EXPERIENCE - Experience in municipal finance, municipal budgets, or governmental accounting, preferred. Experience in developing and managing an internal auditing program; process review and improvement; financial reporting; managing grants; and developing budgets, preferred. Extensive experience utilizing Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and skilled in creating pivot tables, performing data analysis, and visualizing data in graphs.
OTHER SKILLS - Demonstrates knowledge of Enterprise Financial Systems. Demonstrates knowledge of New World System/Tyler, preferred. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).
About City of Bloomington, Indiana
The City of Bloomington employs over 700 regular employees throughout multiple departments: Utilities, Police, Fire, Office of the Mayor, Human Resources, Legal, Community and Family Resources, Parks and Recreation, ITS, Planning and Transportation, Public Works, and Housing and Neighborhood Development. The City offers a competitive benefits package including paid holidays, five weeks of paid time off per year for full-time employees, health savings account contributions, long-term disability, life insurance, and gym membership reimbursement, along with other benefits.