City of El Paso, TX

Job Details

  • Job Function: Finance Director; Other Department Head/Director
  • Salary: $103,025 - $181,324. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 649,121
  • Where: 2 Civic Center Plaza, El Paso, TX 79901
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Jan 9 2019

Deadline: Feb 18 2019

Review of resumes begins February 18, 2019. Email compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, salary history, and six professional references to Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Robert Burg, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at


The City of El Paso, Texas is conducting a national search for the position of Comptroller. Reporting to the CFO/Deputy City Manager, the Comptroller is a key member of the City’s financial management team and typical duties include developing, monitoring, and managing the City’s day-to-day financial and accounting functions including financial reporting, cash management, transactions, and payment of the City’s obligations, grants accounting, and reporting and fixed assets accounting. The Comptroller works with the City budget of All Funds of $895.5 million and supervises a small and very capable team of 37.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and at least 6 years of professional experience in state and/or local government accounting and/or audit and financial management including two years of management or supervisory experience. One of following three certificates are highly desired, but not required, by the time of appointment: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO), or Certified Government Finance Manager (CGFM). This position requires that the Comptroller must be bondable. The salary range is $103,025 to $181,324 per year, including an excellent benefits package.

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