SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Finance Director is responsible for directing and overseeing all activities, functions and operations of the COG’s Finance Department including all aspects of financial, and procurement operations. Responsible for managing and directing cash management, grant accounting, grant & contract compliance, and procurement of goods and services.
The essential duties of this position include but are not limited to the following performance measures:
Other Important Duties and Responsibilities: Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must have knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles; governmental accounting practices and procedures; local, state and federal regulations applicable to grants administration and local government structure and intergovernmental relations. Also desired: supervisory experience; finance administration and coordinating the fiscal function within federal and state laws and an emphasis on the importance of implementing internal controls within federal and state laws; effective communication skills in both written and oral formats; work effectively with other employees, member government staff, officials, and the public; must possess a thorough understanding of accounting procedures with an emphasis on fund accounting and a proven ability to manage a double entry, accrual basis, accounting system; the ability to compile and analyze fiscal information and to make recommendations; ability to advise management concerning risk assessment and liability concerns.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Master’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field, plus a minimum of 6 years of progressive professional accounting/finance experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience including supervisory experience; government accounting experience preferred.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED
Appropriate driver’s license or available alternate means of transportation.
Salary Range: $78,000- $117,397