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Finance Director

Category: Management
Description:
THE TOWN OF GRANITE FALLS IS SEEKING A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL FOR THE POSITION OF FINANCE DIRECTOR. THE FINANCE DIRECTOR SERVES AS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE TOWN’S LEADERSHIP TEAM AND REPORTS DIRECTLY TO THE TOWN MANAGER. THE FINANCE DIRECTOR WILL HAVE THE SKILLS TO EFFECTIVELY MANAGE STAFF AND THE ACCOUNTING KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PLAN, ORGANIZE, DIRECT, AND OVERSEE ALL OF THE TOWN’S FINANCIAL OPERATIONS INCLUDING PAYROLL, TREASURY AND INVESTMENTS, BILLING AND COLLECTIONS OF TAXES, UTILITIES, AND OTHER MUNICIPAL SERVICES, FINANCIAL REPORTING, PURCHASING, THE ANNUAL AUDIT AND INTERNAL CONTROLS. THE FINANCE DIRECTOR WILL ALSO ASSIST THE TOWN MANAGER WITH BUDGET PREPARATION AND MONITORING, UPDATING THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN ANNUALLY, RISK MANAGEMENT, PAY PLAN ADMINISTRATION, AND OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. WORK IS PERFORMED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NC GENERAL STATUTES, LOCAL ORDINANCES, AND MUNICIPAL FINANCE PROCEDURES. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCE IN THE PRINCIPLES, PRACTICES AND LAWS OF ACCOUNTING FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO GENERALLY ACCEPTED ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES (GAAP) AND GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTING STANDARDS BOARD (GASB), AS WELL AS THE PROVISIONS OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA). MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE A BACHELOR’S DEGREE OR HIGHER IN ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, OR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION FROM AN ACCREDITED UNIVERSITY AND THREE TO FIVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE. PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES THAT ARE CERTIFIED LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE OFFICERS, CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS, AND CANDIDATES WITH PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE. THE POSITION REQUIRES A VALID NC DRIVER’S LICENSE AND IS EXEMPT FROM OVERTIME UNDER THE FLSA. IN ADDITION TO THE STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE OF M-F, 8 A.M. TO 5 P.M., THE FINANCE DIRECTOR MUST BE AVAILABLE TO ATTEND BI-MONTHLY TOWN COUNCIL MEETINGS, ADDITIONAL TRAINING SEMINARS AS REQUIRED, AND OTHER AFTER-HOURS MEETINGS, CONFERENCES AND EVENTS AS REQUIRED BY THE TOWN MANAGER. THE SALARY RANGE FOR THE FINANCE DIRECTOR IS $60,000 TO $81,024, AND THE STARTING SALARY IS DEPENDENT UPON EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS. THE TOWN OF GRANITE FALLS OFFERS AN EXCELLENT BENEFIT PACKAGE. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS MAY APPLY BY COMPLETING A TOWN OF GRANITE FALLS EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION (AVAILABLE AT THE TOWN OFFICE, 30 PARK SQUARE, GRANITE FALLS, NC, OR ON THE TOWN WEBSITE WWW.GRANITEFALLSNC.COM) AND SUBMITTING THE COMPLETED APPLICATION, A RESUME, SALARY HISTORY, AND COPIES OF JOB RELATED CERTIFICATIONS OR COURSES OF STUDY TO THE TOWN OF GRANITE FALLS, P.O. DRAWER 10, GRANITE FALLS, NC 28630, ATTENTION: TOWN MANAGER. THE POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. THE TOWN DOES CONDUCT PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREENING AND BACKGROUND CHECKS. WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Employer: Town of Granite Falls
Expires: 8/19/2019
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