City of Memphis Job Opportunities


Job Title: Chief Financial Officer – apply online by going to

  • Job Type: Appointed 
  • Salary: Depends on Qualifications
  • Closing date: 12/15/2017
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00673

As a member of the senior leadership team, the City of Memphis’ Chief Financial Officer “CFO” serves as a credible, knowledgeable and trusted resource to the Mayor and other senior leaders in providing financial strategic leadership and ensure proper enterprise fiscal management.

The CFO is responsible for the financial management of the organization, which includes budget analysis and management, financial modeling and reporting, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs, accounting and treasury operations, and investment strategies. The mission of the City of Memphis Finance organization is to provide fiscal leadership, integrity, and superior finance services through prudent and efficient management of the City’s financial affairs. This includes offering quality, meaningful analysis, and financial perspectives necessary for enterprise decisions and strategic planning.

The CFO leads an authorized fill-time employee complement of 106 which includes Finance (84) and Information Technology (22) staff.

The CFO has ten direct reports.  This includes a: Finance Deputy Director, Comptroller, Sr. Purchasing Agent, Budget Manager, Investment Manager, Treasurer, Strategic Planning Manager, MWBE Director, Landmarks Manager and Chief Information Officer.

The new CFO will have responsibility for an annual revenue slightly in excess of $1.18 billion which is managed across six fund categories: general, debt service, enterprise, fiduciary, internal service and special revenue. With the property tax revenue being the largest single source of operating revenues. Also, the CFO is the Chairperson of the Pension Investment Committee, a non-voting member of the Sports Authority Board, and a TIF board member.

Job Title: Administrative Assistant (Promotional Only) – apply online by going to

  • Job Type: Civil Service 
  • Salary: $35,030.84 – $52,540.80 annually
  • Closing date: 11/27/2017
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00671

Works under the direction of a deputy director or other member of upper management in a city division to perform diverse administrative and secretarial duties, often of confidential nature.  May perform duties including, but not limited to, the following: independently proofread, edit, and/or prepare advanced written correspondence, presentations, charts, etc; create and edit complex reports; maintain manager’s schedule; monitor and organize vital correspondence of manager and respond when appropriate; greet and respond to phone calls and guests; and maintain various records and files.





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