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Chief Financial Officer

The Town of Mooresville, North Carolina (2021 est. pop. 51,594) is seeking a Chief Financial Officer. Located approximately 25 miles north of Charlotte, Mooresville offers safe neighborhoods, an exceptional school system, and a wide array of recreational opportunities.

The Chief Financial Officer will have the exciting opportunity to work on a variety of issues affecting the Town’s rapid growth, including developing a sustainable approach for debt management and leading CIP priorities. Other duties include supervision of the budget, purchasing, accounting, utility billing and collections, general revenue collections, and payroll operations. The CFO reports to the Town Manager and directly oversees the Deputy Finance Director, Financial Services & Deputy Finance Director, Accounting Services. The Town has an FY2023 General Fund Budget of $79.7M, and an S&P rating of AAA.

The salary range for this position is $100,736- $157,547, with an expected starting salary range of $128,960 - $157,547. This position is also eligible for a $3,000 sign-on bonus. The Town offers a competitive benefits package to include medical, vision, and dental coverage, life insurance, 401(k), State Retirement System, flexible spending accounts, and several other benefits.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, public policy or a related field and seven to ten years of progressively responsible experience as a senior level government executive, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and licensed to practice in North Carolina preferred. Designation as a Certified Municipal Finance Officer (CMFO) by the state of North Carolina or the ability to obtain certification within two years of employment or meet exemption requirements is required. EOE.

This position is open until filled and applications will be reviewed as they are received. Qualified applicants are asked to submit their cover letter and resume at:

For more information, please contact Anne Lewis at or 703.923.8214, or Yolanda Howze at or 312.240.3401.  

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