Principal Financial Officer

at City of Portland in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description


Portland Police Department - Search Re-Opened - The Portland Police Department is seeking a highly motivated Principal Financial Officer to join the Portland Police Department.  The Department seeks a qualified individual to fill this position managing the $17.5 million operating budget for the police department and emergency communications.  This position is responsible for developing and administering the expenditure and revenue budgets.  Duties include supervision of administrative staff, grant budget administration and reporting, managing department purchases, accounts payable and receivable, cash handling practices, enforcement of City financial policies, and oversight of department payroll.  This individual reports to the Chief of Police.  Requirements:  Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in Accounting or a related field, or an equivalent combination of experience, training and education. Knowledge of the budgeting and financial management, basic accounting principles of a municipality and federally funded programs and experience with a law enforcement agency and related bargaining units is a plus.  Proven experience developing budgets, experience in governmental purchasing and bidding processes, financial management of grants administration, excellent communication, presentation, reporting, customer service and computer skills.  Munis experience preferred. Working with the city payroll systems is an integral part of this busy position.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.   Salary range:  $67,288 to $80,336 annually. 


Job Details


City of Portland


109 Middle Street
Portland, Maine 04101
United States

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Job Posting: 567657

Posted On: Jun 12, 2021

Updated On: Jun 21, 2021