THE CITY of Harriman is accepting applications for the position of Chief Finance Officer. The position is appointed by the City Council and is supervised by the City Manager. The primary responsibility of the position is to receive, receipt for, and keep the money of the City, and pay out the same. The position may also assist with purchasing, issue licenses and permits, create monthly and annual financial reports, reconcile bank accounts, and assist with budget preparation. A detailed list of responsibilities are outlined in the City charter. The successful applicant shall possess knowledge of and experience in the use of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Previous experience as a local finance director or assistant director is preferred. Additionally, the successful applicant must be able to obtain the Certified Municipal Finance Officer (CMFO) certification from the State of Tennessee within two years of employment and be able to obtain a bond for the faithful performance of the duties of the office. Candidates holding a CMFO certification, CPA designation, degree in accounting or other finance related field, and/or possess experience in governmental accounting may be given preference. Starting salary range is $48,000 to $68,000, depending upon qualifications. Interested candidates should submit a resume and city application to Kevin Helms, City Manager, PO Box 433, 609 N Roane Street, Harriman, TN, 37748. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but interested candidates are encouraged to apply on or before August 12, 2016.