Finance Director, Town of Hertford (closes 3/29/19)

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Closing:  March 29, 2019
Salary Range:  $42,516 – $62,923 annually

The Town of Hertford Finance Director is responsible for administration of the Finance Department, working with the Finance assistant and reports directly to the Town Manager. This critical position is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of all financial records, accounting activities, utilities of the Town of Hertford.  Tasks include, but are not limited to, accounting activities, payroll, budgeting, purchasing, utilities services and utilities billings and preparing financial reports to state and federal agencies, and personnel administration. All financial activities are performed in accordance with the NC Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act and GASB principles.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The successful candidate must be well organized, detail oriented, familiar with governmental accounting standards and the NC Local Government Fiscal Control Act, and able to effectively delegate and supervise financial and accounting tasks. The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter, who continually seeks to improve and expand services and can meet crucial deadlines.

Qualifications

This position requires at a minimum a BS Degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field and considerable experience (5 years minimum preferred) in governmental accounting including federal and state grants accounting and accounting methods.