Deputy Finance Director
Job Opportunity: Deputy Finance Director
The Town of Long View is now accepting applications for a Deputy Finance Director. An employee in this class plan assists the Finance Director with the organization and direction of the financial functions for the receiving, disbursing, and accounting of revenue and expenditures for the Town. Work involves working knowledge and oversight of accounting, purchasing, payroll operations, investments, and accounting for revenue collections. The employee examines annual continuation and capital expansion budget projects and advises the Finance Director as required. Employee performs specialized professional accountant level work in the preparation and analysis of financial reports, investment of funds, and posting of revenues. Work requires significant independent judgment and initiative in accounting for the complex municipal utilities as well as the regular town finances. Work is performed in accordance with professional standards, local ordinances, utility standards, and North Carolina General Statutes governing the responsibilities of local government fiscal operations. Work is performed under the supervision of the Finance Director and is evaluated through discussions, reports, review of journal entries, and an independent audit of financial records.
Minimum Education and Experience - Desirable education and experience includes being a graduate from an accredited college or university with an Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in accounting or related field and a minimum of 5 years' local government accounting work experience; or a high school graduate or equivalent with at least five years' local government accounting work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and five years' local government accounting work experience.
Applicant must pass background check. Hiring salary range for this position is negotiable and dependent on qualifications and education.
Deadline for applications is April 30, 2021
The Town of Long View is an Equal Opportunity Employer