Assistant Chief Financial Officer for Operations
The Assistant Chief Financial Officer for Operations will join a fiscally sound local government operation with the prestigious triple-AAA bond rating since 2013 and 21 consecutive years of GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. This is a senior-level professional position in the County Executive form of government wherein the responsibilities of Treasurer and Commissioner of the Revenue are performed by the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The Assistant CFO for Operations reports directly to the CFO and supervises and directs operational and compliance functions of Finance, with responsibility for revenue assessment and collections, financial reporting, auditing, risk management, grants management, payroll, and general accounting. The following division heads report to the Assistant CFO: Controller, Chief of Treasury, County Assessor, Chief of Procurement, and Chief of Revenue Administration. The Assistant CFO for Operations may serve as CFO in the CFO’s absence. Essential functions may be found via the link to apply.
Experience and Education
A bachelor’s degree in accounting, economics, business, finance, or related field is required a and at least eight (8) years of full-time progressively responsible experience in financial, audit, or business management or other directly related field, including two (2) years in a management capacity. General knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, government accounting and financial reporting, property assessment and local taxation, purchasing, risk management, and accounting is essential.
Local government financial management experience and experience leading complex projects are preferred. A master’s degree and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) designations are also preferred.
Compensation and Benefits
Compensation is subject to experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits, including vacation and sick leave, health insurance options, and Virginia Retirement System benefits. This is a full time, FLSA Exempt position.
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group, now part of Raftelis, at https://bit.ly/2LWryZ0. Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Open until filled with the first review of applications on February 22, 2021.