Finance Director, Greene County (closes 1/10/18)

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Closing: January 10, 2018
Salary Range: $$75,000+ annually DOQ, plus benefits

Greene County, NC is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of Finance Director to perform the administrative, supervisory and fiscal control work for the County. Working with a total budget of approximately $17M, the Finance Director will plan, coordinate and direct all aspects of County financial management and administration which includes the receipt, disbursement and accounting of revenues and expenditures; managing the investment of funds; and, coordinating closely with the County Manager with the preparation of the budget. Independent judgment and initiative along with strong financial reporting skills are required to ensure compliance with laws, ordinances and financial operation directives.


The successful candidate will value the impact finance has on a local government and the services which it serves its residents. Utilizing accounting software, qualified candidates will have experience in budgeting, governmental fund accounting, managing enterprise funds, and long-range fiscal planning. The Finance Officer is responsible for managing the financial operations of all functions within Greene County Government in accordance with the NC Budget and Fiscal Control Act. These functions include the General Fund, Utility Fund (Water and Sewer Department), the transportation fund, the Landfill, Fire Districts, Capital Projects and School Construction Projects. The director is also responsible for the personnel and payroll duties for county employees and the purchasing function.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a four year college or university with a degree in accounting or business and considerable experience in public finance administration including supervisory experience. Five to ten years of experience in a similar jurisdiction is desirable. A Finance Director Certification and/or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure are preferred.