Senior Financial Analyst, City of Durham (open until filled)

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Closing: Open until filled
Hiring Range: $58,402 – $74,447 annually

Job Description:

Join one of the highest fiscally rated entities in the country. The City of Durham’s Finance Department promotes sound management and stewardship of taxpayer dollars by helping the City Council, City Manager and City departments manage their financial resources and leading risk management administration and training. If sound fiscal management is what you’re about, join our team! Position is devoted to providing fiscal support and professional fiscal analysis and management for the City’s accounting, treasury, payroll, and accounts receivable/payable support. Incumbents serve as a designated subject matter expert, performing complex financial analysis and/or fiscal program administration, which may include providing  level supervision to employees. Decision-making includes providing input into management objectives, establishing work goals and objectives of a unit to carry out management direction, and selecting the method to address a problem or issue, subject to the constraints established by management objectives and direction.

Responsible for monitoring and coordinating fiscal programmatic activities such as procurement; supervising and performing complex professional accounting duties; preparing complex analytical spreadsheets; monitoring expenditures and payments and correcting issues; serving as a liaison between different financial-related activities and/or units; conducting studies and analyses and making recommendations; approving/recommending approval of expenditures; and as assigned, incumbents may supervise a department fiscal unit or central financial/accounting staff.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs complex analysis and/or program administration, serving as a subject matter expert and consult; as assigned, supervises a department fiscal unit or central financial/accounting staff; monitors and coordinates financial programs; oversees and approves expenditures and payments; manages financial accounts and portfolios; develops and evaluates financial controls; manages projects; and ensures compliance with financial and other applicable regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Prepares, reviews, approves, maintains, and/or submits complex, financial, analytical, legal, and other reports, spreadsheets, records, files, contracts, bid documents, and other documentation; performs advanced financial research for use in conducting studies and performing complex data analyses, financial modeling, forecasting and projecting; and uses data to develop and make recommendations.
  • Coordinates with, and/or serves as a subject matter expert and consultant to, other financial units, vendors, City management and departments, and/or external agencies; responds to inquiries; leads special projects; participates in making policy- and procedure-related decisions; and investigates and resolves staff, operational, and/or customer dispute issues.
  • Overseeing cash management for the City’s investment programs, debt management and issuance and banking services.
  • Updating and reconciling portfolio transactions, transferring funds, receiving updates on market activity, coordinating debt payments and issuance and reviewing monthly statements.
  • Consulting with bond attorneys.
  • Managing banking services and software.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field
  • Five years of experience in work related to assignments.

Financial Analyst, City of Durham (open until filled)

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Closing: Open until filled
Hiring Range: $54,834 – $69,919 annually

Job Description:

Join one of the highest fiscally rated entities in the country. The City of Durham’s Finance Department promotes sound management and stewardship of taxpayer dollars by helping the City Council, City Manager and City departments manage their financial resources and leading risk management administration and training. If sound fiscal management is what you’re about, join our team! Devoted to providing paraprofessional fiscal support and professional fiscal analysis and management for the City’s accounting, treasury, budget, payroll, and accounts receivable/payable support. Perform fully proficient journey-level accounting, financial analysis or grant administration that requires independent evaluation and analysis of issues and the exercise of judgment, education and experience to select and apply criteria to resolve problems and make recommendations. Decision-making includes selecting the method to address a problem or issue, subject to the constraints established by management objectives and direction. Decision-making involves assisting with development of operational policies and procedures, providing direction to lower level staff in the execution of operational tasks, and ensuring quality control activities.

Responsible for oversight and correction of transactions; development of financial tools; analyzing financial transactions, trends, cost and expenditure and revenue information; producing and maintaining complex analytical reports and spreadsheets; and adhering to and monitoring financial deadlines.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs journey-level accounting, financial analysis, and/or grant administration, including overseeing and correcting transactions, developing financial tools, maintaining and monitoring financial portfolios, setting up and managing accounts, preparing correspondence, maintaining the general ledger, preparing salary allocations, assisting with identifying funding alternatives, and ensuring compliance with financial practices, procedures, and deadlines, and applicable regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Prepares, reviews, maintains, and/or submits complex financial, analytical, and other reports, spreadsheets, records, files, and other documentation; processes checks, purchase cards, invoices, and other financial information and materials; maintains databases and online systems; researches and analyzes financial transactions, trends, cost, expenditure, revenue, and related information; and makes recommendations based on financial data.
  • Coordinates with, and/or serves as a liaison to, contractors and City departments and/or external agencies; provides professional assistance; trains and/or monitors staff and contractors; assists with or coordinates projects; and plans and improves department business processes.
  • Researching complex financial issues.
  • Creating and maintaining financial models and analyzing and interpreting financial information.
  • Assisting with financial planning and projects.
  • Assisting with the annual budget process and comprehensive audit.
  • Supervising, training, assigning and/or directing the work of other staff.
  • Overseeing cash management for the City’s investment programs, debt management and issuance and banking services.
  • Updating and reconciling portfolio transactions, transferring funds, receiving updates on market activity, coordinating debt payments and issuance and reviewing monthly statements.
  • Consulting with bond attorneys.
  • Managing banking services and software.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or public administration or a directly related field
  • Two years of experience in area of assignment

Finance Manager, Durham County Emergency Medical Services (open until filled)

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Closing: Open until filled
Salary Range: $62,639 – $112,750 annually

Job Description:

The purpose of this job is to direct and manage work related to the financial functions and day-to-day operations of a large County department. Position manages a team of associate, technical and professional employees. Position requires an extensive depth of expertise and knowledge in specialized functions or business areas that can be used to develop policies and procedures as well as determining efficient and innovative ways to accomplish the department’s business strategies. This class works under general supervision of the department head. or administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The functions listed below are those that represents majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

  • Directs the preparation of a wide variety of regular and special financial reports, including the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR), Budget, and other federal/state reports.
  • Develops the annual department plan, operating budget, and capital plan for the department and monitors the implementation of these to ensure that the financial targets are met.
  • Manages the preparation and implementation of the Department’s operating budget including strategic planning and performance measurement.  Communicating needs to internal and external stakeholders including elected officials and senior County leadership.
  • Maintains complete financial records and maintains and improves operational and financial processes within the department and the County.
  • Manages processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the organization.
  • Performs responsible professional duties that ensure compliance with Federal, State, local and department regulations regarding pre-hospital emergency care, health care reimbursement (Medicare and Medicaid), and related regulatory matters.
  • Analyzes, develops, and documents policies and procedures as well as controls related to all finance operations in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, policies and procedures, internal controls, and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Conducts and supervises agency policy analysis and prepares complex, routine, and non-routine financial reports for the public and elected officials.
  • Prepares and presents agenda action items before the Board of County Commissioners.
  • Assesses the operations of the department and implements changes as necessary to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of services provided.
  • Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
  • Monitors the performance of the outside contracts including but not limited to, auditing, actuarial, bill printing, banking services and meter reading.
  • Reviews and approves journal entries, budget transfers and other transactions which are put into the financial accounting system. • Performs related work as assigned.
  • Performs various analyses in the areas of policy analysis, program evaluation, financial analysis, financial forecasting, performance management, and cost analysis.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Expertise and knowledge in specialized functions or business areas that can be used to develop policies and procedures as well as determining efficient and innovative ways to accomplish the department’s business strategies.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting, financial planning principles and practices, generally accepted accounting and budgeting principles as applied to governmental accounting.
  • Considerable knowledge of applicable state, federal and local ordinances, laws rules and regulations that apply to governmental financial and human resources operations.
  • Knowledge of and skill in the methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis, and report presentation.
  • Knowledge of financial data processing systems.
  • Knowledge of operation and maintenance of ambulance vehicles.
  • Knowledge of OEMS rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use computers and related software.
  • Knowledge of human resource policies and procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of HIPAA and Billing Compliance
  • Thorough knowledge of Federal, State, and local procedures policies and regulations and legislation impacting the maintenance of financial records and reports.
  • Skilled in written and oral communication that’s sufficient to handle projects and problems, develop strong working relationships with divergent groups and communicate technical concepts to lay persons.
  • Ability to develop complex, strategic and operational plans for assigned area of responsibility, and to participate as a team member for development of same for other divisions of the department.
  • Knowledge of current trends (national and state) and legislation relating to emergency services field.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of County and Departmental policies, procedures and forms used.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely in oral and written form in order to provide an environment conducive to learning.

Qualifications:

Requires Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related discipline supplemented by six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in governmental financial management; an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or closely related field.
  • Certified Public Accountant.

Assistant Director for Finance, Division of Children and Family Well-Being, NC DHHS (closes 11/1/21)

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Closing: 11/1/2021
Salary Range: $65,373 – $117,589 annually

Job Description:

The Division of Child and Family Well-Being will focus on supporting whole child and family health to North Carolinians and include several sections including all nutrition programs (WIC, SNAP and CACFP), the full range of prevention services for children beginning at birth, children’s mental health services, and early intervention programs and has more than 1,000 employees.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), in collaboration with our partners, protects the heath and safety of all North Carolinians and provides essential human services. It manages the delivery of health and human services for all North Carolinians, especially for our most vulnerable citizens – children, the elderly, individuals with disabilities, and low-income families. The Agency works closely with health care professionals, community leaders and advocacy groups; local, state, and federal entities; and many other stakeholders to carry out our mission. The Department is divided into 30 different divisions and offices. NCDHHS divisions and offices fall under four broad service areas – health, human services, administrative and support functions. NCDHHS also oversees 14 facilities: developmental centers, neuro-medical treatment centers, psychiatric hospitals, alcohol and drug abuse treatment centers and two residential programs for children.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Assistant Director for Finance for the Division of Children and Family Well-Being will lead and manage the strategic planning, organizing, and executing of  financial functions, including budget and contracts for the division towards the goal of making the Division’s resources go as far as possible towards buying health, opportunity, and well-being for North Carolina children and families.

This position will develop, implement, and execute the divisional budget, including complex budgeting activities involving a variety of intricate programs/funds with multifaceted funding sources and which must adhere to all departmental, state and federal policies and procedures.  It will also create and track key performance indicators related to both the finances of the division and the customer service levels the budget and contracts functions provide to the division.  This role will also provide oversight of all purchases and contracts to ensure they follow State procurement policies and NC DHHS Office of Procurement, Contracts & Grants procedures and grant requirements.

This position will coordinate with business units in other Divisions in the Department to facilitate the successful launch of the financial and budgetary functions of the Division of Children and Family Well-Being.  It will advise Division management on all budget related matters and program policy changes that will have a positive or negative fiscal impact to the division programs.  The Assistant Director will also lead the proactive creation, tracking, and communication of clear, audience-appropriate contracts updates for DHHS leadership, divisional leadership, and program staff, including rapidly identifying and communicating risks, issues, and bottlenecks.

This role will recommend strategically optimized budget allocations that make resources go as far as possible towards buying health, opportunity, and well-being, based on federal and state and/or local funding constraints, and expenditure projections and revenue forecasts. Directly or indirectly supervises more than 50 professional staff.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume sections or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified applicants must document on the application that they posses all of the following:

  • Working knowledge of State budget or business policies, practices, systems, and/or regulations
  • Demonstrated experience in financial reporting and analysis, contract management, and cash management
  • Experience in developing or establishing policies, processes, and/or financial or administrative criteria for the funding of projects, programs, or organizations
  • Ability to supervise a team and effectively collaborate and communicate effectively across a range of internal and external stakeholders

Management prefers:

  • Experience with financial operations in a government health or human services agency
  • Experience making business or financial processes and decisions transparent through the proactive use of dashboard or performance metrics

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance or other discipline related to the area of assignment from appropriately accredited institution and five (5) years of progressive related experience, in which, two (2) years should be in a supervisory role, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supplemental Information:

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The DHHS Division of Human Resources (DHR) follows the State Human Resources Employment of Relatives Policy. Applicants who have relatives or people living in the same household, will not considered for job vacancies in the DHR at those locations. For a complete definition of immediate family member, please see the State Human Resources Workforce Planning, Recruitment and Selection Policy, Section 2, Page 38.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. You will either receive a call to schedule an interview or an email notifying you when the job has been filled. 

2021 Winter Conference Scholarship Application is Live

Good Morning –

I am pleased to announce that the North Carolina Local Government Budget Association (NCLGBA) is now accepting scholarship applications for the hybrid 2021 Winter Conference in Pinehurst, NC and virtually December 15-17. Completed applications should be submitted via e-mail to scholarship@nclgba.org by 11:59PM EST on Friday, November 12, 2021. Scholarship recipient(s) will receive registration and lodging accommodations for the 2021 Winter Conference from December 15-17, 2021.

The 2021 Winter Conference Scholarship Application is available here.

If you or someone you know is interested in attending the NCLGBA 2021 Winter Conference as a scholarship winner, I encourage you to apply or pass along this announcement. Please check out the NCLGBA website for information and updates about the upcoming conference. For any questions, feel free to e-mail scholarship@nclgba.org.

Thank you,

Brian Pahle

2021-2022 1st Vice President, NCLGBA

Nominations Open for 2021 Vogt Award

Good Morning Local Government Budget Professionals!

It is my pleasure to announce and encourage nominations and applications for the 2021 A. John “Jack” Vogt Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Advancement of Local Government Budgeting and Evaluation.

The 2021 A. John “Jack” Vogt Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Advancement of Local Government Budgeting and Evaluation is the highest annual award presented by the North Carolina Local Government Budget Association (NCLGBA) to recognize individuals who have served as innovators and leaders advancing budget and/or evaluation practices in North Carolina local government during their careers.

In 2006, Dr. Jack Vogt became the first recipient of the award to honor his thirty-four year legacy as an innovator, teacher, mentor, and consummate student of local government budgeting and evaluation.

Nominees must have a minimum of ten years of local government service in North Carolina.  “Government service” is defined broadly as any profession that works in or with municipal, county, or other local government jurisdictions. Examples include budget/evaluation professionals, city/county managers, elected officials, academics, and local government financial consultants. A list of previous award winners can be accessed on the NCLGBA website.

The nomination application can be found here. Completed nomination applications should be submitted via e-mail to vogtaward@nclgba.org by 11:59pm EST on Friday, November 12, 2021. A committee from the NCLGBA will review the submissions and present the award at the 2021 Winter Conference in Pinehurst held from December 15 – 17, 2021. The recipient will be notified of the specific date.

If you have any questions about the nomination form or process, please contact vogtaward@nclgba.org.

North Carolina has a strong, state and national reputation as a leader in local government budgeting and evaluation. I hope you will take this opportunity to recognize those who have helped us earn this reputation and charted new paths for all of us to participate, learn from and benefit. Please feel free to forward this to your colleagues who may know potential nominees.

Thank you,

Brian Pahle

2021-2022 1st Vice President, NCLGBA

Finance Director, Town of Sunset Beach (closes 11/12/21)

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Closing: 11/12/2021
Salary Range: $64,505 – $96,757 annually

Job Description:

The Town of Sunset Beach, North Carolina (permanent population 4,128, seasonal population 15,000) seeks a full-time qualified professional to fill the position of Finance Director. This position directs and oversees the Town’s financial management operations to include general accounting, payroll, accounts receivable and payable, revenue collections, financial strategies, planning, forecasts, audit preparation, and assist in development and presentation of the annual operating and capital budget.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting strongly preferred. Municipal finance experience preferred. Applicant must pass a background check required and must be bondable. Salary range: $64,505 – $96,757. Salary based on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits package.

Supplemental Information:

Send confidential resume, letter of interest, salary history, and three (3) professional references to: Finance Director Search c/o Lisa Anglin, Town Clerk, Town of Sunset Beach 700 Sunset Boulevard North, Sunset Beach, NC 28468. A Town of Sunset Beach employment application must be submitted for consideration of this position and can be found in the Public Bulletin Board section of the website: www.sunsetbeachnc.gov. Deadline for applications is November 12, 2021. EOE

Senior Budget and Management Analyst, City of Raleigh (closes 11/4/21)

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Closing: 11/4/2021 11:59pm EST
Hiring Range: $59,595 – $75,000 annually

Job Description:

The City of Raleigh is seeking a full-time Senior Budget and Management Analyst within the Budget and Management Services Department. We are seeking an individual passionate about local government. This is a professional position working independently to support citywide strategic priorities, develop and manage the annual operating and multi-year capital plan, manage special projects, and contribute to policy discussions.

Senior Budget and Management Analysts have a rich variety of assignments and work closely with the City Manager, and Assistant City Managers, to set budget priorities, respond to City Council questions, and solve complex problems by facilitating consensus-building among stakeholders.  We work directly on major projects and departmental process improvements.   Analysts manage a portfolio of assignments, including operating departments and capital programs, enterprise and internal service funds, and special project management.  Analysts also work directly with City departments to prioritize needs, resolve challenges, and plan service improvements.

A successful Senior Budget and Management Analyst is able to think strategically, build consensus among multiple stakeholders, develop relationships with assigned departments, and perform analytical analysis to demonstrate policy options.

The City’s total compensation package, including salary, health plan, and other benefits, is highly competitive.  To learn more about the City, visit the City of Raleigh website at www.raleighnc.gov.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Independently identifies the need for and performs complex analytical, quantitative and managerial work in the:
    • Preparation and development of annual operating and capital budgets;
    • Implementation and control of current operating and capital revenues and expenditures;
    • Analysis and evaluation of policy and management issues; and
    • Evaluation and measurement of the performance of City programs.
  • Provides professional consultation and guidance to departments by:
    • Reviewing budgets and long range financial and strategic plans including staffing, expense and revenue projections;
  • Work with assigned departments to identify, analyze, and prioritize operational needs, and evaluate those needs during the budget cycle.
  • Manages projects that are complex, cross-departmental, and have significant financial impacts, with minimal guidance.
  • Support the City’s strategic plan by participating on initiative teams to advance key objectives.
  • Prepare communications, including memoranda, presentations, and talking points, to help senior management debate policy choices.
  • Assist department staff with crafting clear, concise agenda materials for City Council.

Qualifications:

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration and five years of professional finance, budget analysis or accounting experience which includes experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or public sector accounting and budgeting.

Preferred Education: A master’s degree in public administration, public policy, business administration, or related field

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and applications of critical thinking and analysis.
  • Local government financial and management concepts.
  • Principles and practices of program administration and management.
  • Principles and methods of qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Best practices, trends and emerging technologies.
  • Principles and techniques of effective facilitation and oral presentations.
  • Modern budget practices.
  • Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Customer service principles.
  • Microsoft Office suite.

Skill In:

  • Articulating policy recommendations that well define the issue or problem; provide viable options; and present sound analysis justifying the recommended action/policy direction.
  • Resolving complex issues involving multiple stakeholders or views, using independent judgment and tact in the workplace.
  • Planning, initiating and managing complex projects simultaneously.
  • Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing, including developing summaries, presentations, memoranda, and handouts.
  • Performing complex financial analysis to include rate modeling, multi-year budget projections and personnel cost projections.
  • Exercising political acumen, tact and diplomacy.
  • Working effectively under pressure, with multiple deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Authoring and preparing original reports, documents and presentations.
  • Facilitating group discussions and building consensus using persuasive reasoning.
  • Providing customer service.
  • Working independently and establishing effective working relationships with employees at every level of the organization.
  • Collaborating with others who have differing perspectives and viewpoints.
  • Analyzing programs and policies, synthesizing information, and presenting sound recommendations to executive staff.

Supplemental Information:

ADA and Other Requirements: 
Positions in this class typically require: fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Sedentary Work: 
Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Working Conditions:
Work is routinely performed in an indoor, office environment.

Note:
This job classification description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) designation may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.

Administrative Officer III, City of Charlotte Economic Development (closes 10/25/21)

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Closing: 10/25/2021 5:00pm EST
Salary Range: $66,126 – $73,474 annually

Job Description:

The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 17th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 872,498 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.
Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.
The City of Charlotte’s Economic Development Department takes great pride in our success with bringing together public and private resources to create places that attract a diversity of talent, job opportunities, and businesses. We are driven to make Charlotte competitive in the global market and facilitate an environment through which all residents and businesses have opportunities for economic success. Areas of focus include development/redevelopment, entrepreneurship and small business support, business recruitment and retention and talent development. Through active and strategic collaborations with other City departments and community partners, the team fulfills its purpose of helping businesses and residents thrive.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

The Department is seeking an Administrative Officer III to provide support to the Economic Development team. The candidate must have excellent communications skills, have experience with supporting contract and financial administration, and have a demonstrated track record of effective problem-solving.

  • Provide direct administrative support to the department’s leadership team.
  • Lead approval process and management of contracts.
  • Support the department’s work programs and management of annual budget and expenditures.
  • Assist with analyzing operations and championing the implementation of new methods and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City departments, City officials, and external partners and stakeholders.
  • Complete special projects and additional administrative support assignments, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with one or more years of relevant administrative support work experience
  • Municipal government work experience
  • Procurement and contract management experience
  • Budget and financial data administrative experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and written/oral communication skills with a variety of audiences.
  • Proven ability to work as a team member and collaborate well with diverse partners and stakeholder groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform at high levels and deliver results in a fast-paced work environment with minimum direction.
  • Ability to be proactive and adaptable while setting work priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to work with highly sensitive and confidential information.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and work with financial management systems.
  • Ability to scan the environment, anticipate needs and concerns, and develop and communicate solutions.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills capacity.

Supplemental Information:

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

As of October 1, 2021:

The City of Charlotte requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for any new City of Charlotte employees. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such, will consider reasonable accommodations as required by law.

Finance Director, Town of Belhaven (open until filled)

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Closing: Open until filled, with first review of applications 11/2/21
Hiring Range: $53,000 – $65,000 annually

Job Description:

The Town of Belhaven seeks an experienced individual to serve as the Finance Director, performing professional and administrative work planning, organizing and directing the Town’s financial activities including, but not limited to: supervision of utility accounts, customer service, accounts payable/receivable and payroll; disbursement and accounting of municipal funds; preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports; works with staff and governing body in preparation and administration of operating and capital budgets; manages receipt and investment of all Town revenues; assist auditors during annual audit and preparation of financial statements; reports to the governing body regarding the financial condition of the Town and prepares budget amendments; assist with grant administration. Thorough knowledge of North Carolina General Statutes and ordinances governing municipal financial practices and procedures including municipal accounting and budgeting.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or directly related field and a minimum of 5 years of experience, preferably in a local government setting including 2 years supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Certified Local Government Finance Officer or Certified Public Accountant preferred.

Supplemental Information:

Must possess a valid NC driver’s license and ability to work flexible hours, including evenings. The successful applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, background investigation, and credit check. Hiring range: $53,000-$65,000, excellent benefits package including LGERS membership, paid medical, dental and life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. A copy of the job description may be requested at: psanders@townofbelhaven.com. Candidates must submit a letter of interest, application, and resume. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. Open until filled. First round of applications will be reviewed on November 2, 2021.

Belhaven is a scenic waterfront town that is fast becoming a destination for retirement.  The Town is located on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and Pungo Creek.  Most recent population estimates show that 1400 people call this town home.  Belhaven provides water, sewer, and electricity to its residents.  The community has an active Senior Center, youth recreation program, and budding downtown.  Two waterfront development projects are slated for 2022 that will greatly enhance the Town’s economy.