Finance Director, City of Brevard (open until filled)

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Closing: Open until filled
Salary Range: $68,800 – $108,000 annually

Job Description:

The City of Brevard is seeking an experienced Finance professional to serve as its next Finance Director.  This is a hands-on, working director position reporting directly to the City Manager and serves as a member of the City’s Management Team.  This position is the principal accountant and primary financial resource to the City Manager and City Staff and performs complex professional and administrative work planning, organizing and directing the financial activities of the City.  Responsible for a broad spectrum of finance areas to include maintaining and reconciling the general accounting system and financial records of the City, ensuring responsible investment of the City’s funds, debt management, preparation of the annual budget, coordination of the annual audit process, and oversight and direction of various functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, utility billing and collections, purchasing, tax collections, and payroll.  The City, operating with an annual budget of approximately $35.2 million is governed by the Mayor and a 5-member City Council elected for four year terms.

 

About the Organization:

Nestled in a quiet valley of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Brevard is a family-oriented small town with abundant cultural and natural resources. Visitors from around the world come for the shops, music, festivals, waterfalls, trails, rivers, quiet forests, and our easy-going small-town charm.  If you like mountain biking, hiking, fly fishing, camping, rock climbing, or a myriad of other outdoor activities, Brevard is the place for you.  Brevard is widely known as the “Cycling Capital of the South” and has taken the lead on securing funding of the Brevard-Transylvania County portion of the 19.4-mile Ecusta Trail in addition to the completion of the Estatoe Trail.  With an incredible climate (average temperature of 71 degrees) and exceptional quality of life, development is booming. Be sure to bring your raincoat, too. Brevard averages 67-inches of rain annually.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Accounting or a related field and considerable experience in public finance administration including some supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supplemental Information:

The City offers a generous benefit package including membership in the NC Local Government Retirement System; 401k match; 100% employee-only paid health, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance, 12 paid holidays, 10 paid vacation days, 12 paid sick days, onsite Employee Health and Wellness Center, fitness reimbursement program, and a variety of voluntary products to meet your needs.

If interested please complete the City of Brevard application at https://www.cityofbrevard.com/Jobs.aspx.

The City of Brevard is an Equal Opportunity Employer.