SEEKING CITY CLERK
The City of Brownsville is seeking a City Clerk. The position is responsible for the financial activities of the city related to budgeting, accounting, purchasing, tax collections, etc. They are also responsible for a broad range of administrative and support-related functions such as human resources management. The City Clerk must be able to record minutes and maintain records of the proceedings of the governing body and other meetings. They also need extensive education or background in accounting, budgeting, and reconciliation of bank statements; must be knowledgeable in preparing and overseeing annual budgets. The City Clerk is responsible for issuance of licenses and maintaining records related to such; must have extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and modern municipal accounting, budgeting and finance; a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Finance, or closely related field required; a Masterís Degree is a plus, but not required; a CPA and/or Certified Municipal Finance Officer designation is highly preferred. Experience must include five (5) to seven (7) years of progressively responsible managerial positions in accounting and financial management along with prior municipal experience and a letter of recommendation from a reputable CPA/auditing firm is a plus. The City Clerk must operate an office computer and a variety of word processing and other software applications; operate a variety of records management systems, including Local Government Corporation Software. The salary is a minimum of $55,000 per year depending on professional experience and qualifications with a benefits package. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and rÈsumÈ (showing years and months of current and prior employment dates) and six work-related references to: [email protected] by January 15, 2019. For additional information, visit www.brownsvilletn.gov. The City of Brownsville is an equal opportunity employer.