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Assistant Town Manager/Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Town of Fort Mill

Position Category: Administration

Position Hours:
Full time, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Job Duties:
  • Manages the finance staff and the accounting and budgeting procedures for the Town. Provides financial oversite in coordination of special and major capital projects throughout the town, annual budget, business management and the capital replacement program. Performs financial risk management by analyzing the Town’s liabilities and financial strategies and actively investigating and safeguarding the financial procedures. Oversees the yearly independent financial audit for the Town and conducts internal audits within town functions.
  • Oversees the development of the annual budget. Develops and administers policies, plans and procedures for all financial aspects of the Town as directed by the Town Manager. Provides monthly reporting to the Town Manager and reports and presentations as requested for the Town Council.
  • Applies knowledge of general accounting principles (GASB, etc.), applicable laws, cash management, municipal bond financing, debt issuance, municipal purchasing, capital markets, investment management, purchasing, financial reporting, risk assessment, enterprise funds, and financial trends impacting similar-sized towns.

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the town to direct and coordinate work within the town; usually interpreted to require ten years of progressively responsible experience. Preference may be given for master’s degree in business administration, accounting, or other pertinent area; and/or CPA or CMA certification. Designation as a Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO) or CPA or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides required knowledge, skills, and ability.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Ability to be bonded.

Pay Info:

​Salary:  $101,725.07 - $114,440.69 annually dependent upon qualifications.

How to apply:
Applications can be completed on the Town of Fort Mill website. To obtain a paper application, please contact Human Resource at 803.835.1155. Resumes can be sent to Debbie Hardin at


The Town of Fort Mill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.