Finance Director, Town of Maiden (closes 6/16/21)

Closing: Open until filled, with first review of applications beginning 6/16/21
Salary Range: $61,519 – $92,279 annually

Position Description:

The Town of Maiden is seeking to replace our long-serving Finance Director upon retirement. Maiden is a small town located in the foothills of North Carolina, but only a 45-minute drive to Uptown Charlotte and all its amenities. The experienced professional candidate must possess strong leadership skills and sound judgement to lead a 5-person team. The Finance Director is responsible for Customer Service, Accounting, Payroll, Cash Management, Investment Portfolio Management, Financial Reporting, and working with Town’s auditor. This position is also involved in the financial aspects of Capital Improvement Planning and Budgeting, strategy planning, grant administration, preparing and presenting fiscal reports to the Electoral Body, staff, and citizens.

Maiden has a $20M operational budget, which also includes $2.5M for water and sewer and $7.6M for electrical. The Town is near completion of a software implementation to Tyler Incode 10 financial and personnel management system. Future infrastructure plans to transition to a state-of-the-art AMI metering system for both water and electric in the near future.

Qualifications:

This position requires experience as a high-level financial manager and/or administrator; while holding at least a bachelor’s degree from an Accredited College/University in Accounting, Finance, Public Administration, Business, or a directly related field. Also requires a certified North Carolina Local Government Finance Officer Designation or have the ability to obtain within a reasonable timeframe. As well as a proven track record in recruiting and managing a successful staff. A master’s degree, knowledge of state and federal employment laws, experience with Public Power and Tyler Tech Incode-10 are things that will make a candidate’s resume more attractive but are not directly required for this position.

Supplemental Information:

Salary range for the position is $61,519 – $92,279, DOQ. Background check and drug screening will be required. Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, salary history, and a list of at least 5 references to Wanda Barnes, HR Officer, 19 N. Main Ave. Maiden, NC 28650 or by email at wbarnes@maidennc.gov. First review of resumes begins on June 16, 2021. Position is open until filled. EEO.