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Finance Director

Category: Management
Description:
THE TOWN OF MATTHEWS, NC IS SEEKING AN EXPERIENCED FINANCE DIRECTOR. REPORTING TO THE ASSISTANT TOWN MANAGER AND JOINING A CLOSE-KNIT AND SUPPORTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM, THE NEXT FINANCE DIRECTOR IS A PROFESSIONAL IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE, IS UP-TO-DATE AND OPEN TO CURRENT TRENDS AND SOLUTIONS, AND HAS A TRACK RECORD OF BEING ENGAGED, COLLABORATIVE AND STRATEGIC WITH THE ABILITY TO WORK EFFECTIVELY WITHIN THE COUNCIL-MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT. DEPARTMENT AND POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: THE FINANCE DIRECTOR WITH A STAFF OF THREE, DEVELOPS AND MANAGES THE TOWN BUDGET OF $22.4M, AND CARRIES OUT THE FUNCTIONS OF ACCOUNTING, FINANCIAL REPORTING AND TREASURY MANAGEMENT, ACCOUNTS PAYABLES, REVENUE COLLECTIONS AND PAYROLL PROCESSING. THE NEXT FINANCE DIRECTOR WILL ALSO BE ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLANNING, STRATEGIC PLANNING AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT. SIGNIFICANT PRIORITIES INCLUDE THE CONVERSION FROM MUNIS TO EDMUNDS FINANCIAL SOFTWARE, STRATEGIZING ON FUNDING OPTIONS FOR THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (CIP) OVER THE NEXT FIVE TO 10 YEARS, FUNDING A NEW FIRE SERVICE MODEL WITH 24-HOUR PAID STAFF, WORKING WITH OTHERS TO MANAGE ONGOING CIP PROJECTS, AND IDENTIFYING AND UPDATING FINANCIAL POLICIES AND PRACTICES TO MEET LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE BEST PRACTICES. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT, VISIT HTTPS://WWW.MATTHEWSNC.GOV/PVIEW.ASPX?ID=20757&CATID=0. QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPENSATION: MINIMUM OF A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN ACCOUNTING OR BUSINESS, WITH FIVE OR MORE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN PUBLIC FINANCE ADMINISTRATION INCLUDING SOME SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE; OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. PREFERENCE GIVEN TO CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE ADMINISTRATION CERTIFICATION. THE HIRING RANGE IS EXPECTED TO BE $70,000-90,000 WITH COMPENSATION NEGOTIABLE WITHIN THE RANGE BASED UPON EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS. ADDITIONALLY, THE TOWN OFFERS A GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE. TO APPLY, PLEASE GO TO HTTP://WWW.DEVELOPMENTALASSOCIATES.COM, AND CLICK ON THE FINANCE DIRECTOR – MATTHEWS LINK ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE HOME PAGE. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE VIA THE DEVELOPMENTAL ASSOCIATES APPLICATION PORTAL – NOT THE TOWN PORTAL, NOR ANY OTHER EXTERNAL WEBSITE; IT IS NOT SUFFICIENT TO SEND ONLY A RESUME. RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS SHOULD BE UPLOADED WITH THE APPLICATION. APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS FEBRUARY 28, 2019. FINALISTS WILL PARTICIPATE IN ONSITE INTERVIEWS AND SKILL ASSESSMENTS ON MARCH 28-29, 2019 IN MATTHEWS ALL INQUIRIES SHOULD BE EMAILED TO HIRING@DEVELOPMENTALASSOCIATES.COM. MATTHEWS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. DEVELOPMENTAL ASSOCIATES, LLC IS MANAGING THE RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION.
Employer: Town of Matthews
Expires: 2/28/2019
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