Klamath Falls - City of Sunshine

Employment Opportunities

The mission of the Human Resources Department is to support the goals and challenges of the City by providing services which promote a positive work environment that is characterized by fair treatment of staff, open communication, personal accountability, trust and mutual respect.

Human Resources is responsible for providing a wide range of services to City departments and employees. We are responsible for: the recruitment and selection of those applicants who are most qualified for City positions; administration of the City's classification and pay structure; the City's employer/employee relations program through the administration of labor contracts, grievance resolution and personnel policy consultation and training; and the administration of the City's Safety and Workers' Compensation programs.

We are committed to providing the highest quality of personal service to City staff and our community. 

Finance Officer

The City of Klamath Falls is currently accepting applications for the position of Finance Officer in the Support Services Department.


Under the general direction of the Support Services Director, the Finance Officer is responsible for all areas related to accounting and financial reporting. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The position provides support to operations by analyzing financial information and  preparing reports for publication to various constituents.  Responsibilities include preparation of the annual budget, monthly analysis of budget to actual results, preparation of the CAFR, cash management, and periodic forecasting. Primary responsibilities are constrained within tight deadlines. Duties will be completed individually or through subordinate staff. Job responsibilities may include other duties as assigned.

This top level supervisory position within the Finance Division carries out supervisory duties in accordance with the City’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, directing work, evaluating performance, and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.  

In addition to the necessary technical and supervisory skills, this position requires advanced skills in written and verbal communication, computer literacy, data analysis, time management, resource allocation, project management, problem solving, teamwork and strong interpersonal skills.


Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from an accredited college or university in Accounting or related degree with emphasis on accounting and  seven to ten years of professional level public agency accounting experience with progressively increasing responsibility, which included three years of supervisory experience.

Candidates must be well-versed in Government Accounting and Auditing Standards.

Desired: CPA, CMA, GFOA Certified Public Finance Officer and/or OMFOA Professional Finance Officer Certification. 

SALARY: $$75,000 - $105,000 Annually DOE; plus full benefit package

Application for this position can be obtained HERE.

Position is open until filled. First review of applications will be November 6th, 2015.


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