Florida Chief Financial Officer

Employer / Organization


Next Election

Nov 08, 2022

Filing Window

Jun 20, 2022 - Jun 24, 2022


The Chief Financial Officer of the State of Florida serves in the executive branch of the state government. The primary responsibility of the CFO is to provide supervision of the Florida Department of Financial Services, which serves as an assembly of state agencies such as the Treasury, Consumer Services agency, Worker Compensation agency, and Public Assistance Fraud agency. The CFO works closely with the state treasurer to regulate state finance and to deliver accounting, auditing, and payroll services to the state. In addition to the financial duties listed above, the financial officer also serves as the state fire marshal. The CFO serves a four-year term, with no limit on the number of terms served. The salary of this position is $128,972 per year.

Application Guidelines
1) Contact the Florida Department of State Division of Elections to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. 2) Complete the party affiliated qualifying papers or the non-party affiliated qualifying papers and submit the qualifying papers to the Florida Department of State Division of Elections. The application must be accompanied by either a qualifying fee or petition papers in lieu of a qualifying fee. 3) Submit the application accompanied by either the qualifying fee or petition papers between noon of the 71st day prior to the primary election, but not later than noon of the 67th day prior to the primary election. (A recent change to Florida election laws allows for the filing documents to be accepted two weeks prior to the 71st day, which is the day we have listed on this site.) For the 2018 contest these dates are tentatively scheduled for June 4th, 2018 and June 22nd, 2018. If you have any questions please contact the Florida Department of State, Division of Elections by phone at 850-245-6240. State Qualifying Handbook: http://dos.myflorida.com/media/695458/state-qualifying-handbook.pdf

Submit application to:
Florida Department of State, Division of Elections , 500 South Bronough Street , Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-0250, US