Notice is hereby given that the Common Council of the City of Terre Haute, Indiana is accepting resumes for the position of Financial Consultant to the City Council.  The deadline for submitting resumes with a cover letter is 4:00pm (EST), Friday, May 17, 2013.  Said cover letter must include an hourly rate for services as this is a contractual position not eligible for employment or benefits.  All documents must be submitted by mail or in person to the following:



Terre Haute City Clerk’s Office

ATTENTION: Michelle Edwards

17 Harding Avenue

Room 102 City Hall

Terre Haute, Indiana 47807.


Resumes with not be accepted after the deadline.  The following lists the guidelines the Terre Haute City Council will use to select a Financial Consultant:


1.             Be a licensed accounting professional with a minimum of ten (10) years experience, and specific knowledge with regard to public financing; and


                2.             Have no contractual or employment relationships, other than this financial consulting situation, with the City of Terre Haute or any of its boards or agencies;


                3.             Be employed in a capacity that the consultant has access to resources necessary to perform the required tasks.


The Financial Consultant shall be required to provide the following services, to include but not be limited to:


                1.             Review records and reports related to the finances of the City of Terre Haute, with particular focus on the annual budget.


                2.             Attend all budget-related sessions, including special calls, City Council meetings, and committee meetings, as requested by the Council.


                3.             Conduct whatever research, calculations, or investigation is necessary to assist the Council in the review of City financial matters.


                4.             Meet with and/or request information from members of the City administration, including the Mayor, City Controller, department heads, and other City financial consultants to gather information necessary to assist the Council.


                5.             Provide recommendations and/or findings to the Council for consideration and review.


                6.             Answer questions submitted by the Council when submitted through the Council President or Finance Chair.


                7.             Submit itemized invoices on a monthly basis.


The Terre Haute City Council will be holding a Committee of the Whole meeting during the week of May 20th, 2013 to meet with the applicants.  Notice will be sent to the applicant 48 business hours prior to the meeting.  Any applicants that fail to appear during said meeting will not be considered for the position of Financial Consultant.  Applicants must be available to begin their duties immediately and if requested, provide proof of education, residency, and employment including any financial business associations.   The Terre Haute City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 5:00pm to select a candidate.


All communications should be directed to Michelle Edwards, Chief Deputy City Clerk at 812-244-2131.    

Charles P. Hanley

City Clerk