Job Notice – Finance Director

Job Notice – Finance Director

Application Deadline: November 23, 2021
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The Town of Oakland invites qualified applicants for the position of Finance Director (Chief Financial Officer/CMFO).


We are looking for a proven, experienced, dynamic individual that will provide professional leadership that will positively affect both the Department and the community. The selected Finance Director shall be a self-starter, energetic and an advocate for proper financial management.  This is a new position for the Town created by a restructuring of duties.

Successful candidate must possess knowledge of public finance and administration. Candidates should have directly relevant job experience. The ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with The Town Manager, Town elected officials and Department Directors.

Under the direction of the Town Manager, and with limited supervision, responsibilities include:

  • Manages daily operations of the Finance Department.
  • Prepares monthly departmental budget reports and monthly financial reports for the Board of Aldermen.
  • Oversees cash management and related functions.
  • Oversees the Annual Audit.
  • Assists with developing the Annual Operating and Capital Budgets.


  • 5-7 years of progressively responsible experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, or related field required.
  • Understanding of the basic principles relevant to Local Government Finance.
  • Certified Municipal Finance Officer in the State of Tennessee or ability to obtain within two years.

A valid, current Driver’s License is required and must be able to pass a motor vehicle registration check. The selected candidate will be required to pass a background check, physical, and drug test.

Salary Range is $62,400 to $79,020 per year with a competitive benefits package.


Applications are also available at Town Hall, 170 Doss Circle, Oakland, TN 38060 during regular business hours.

Your completed applications must be addressed to:

Town Manager
P.O. Box 56
Oakland, TN 38060

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