Assistant Director of Financial Services
Under the direction of the Director, this is an exempt, financial, and administrative position responsible for comprehensive County financial and budgetary operations. The Assistant Director of Financial Services performs complex, technical, professional, and administrative work with regard to the financial and budgetary activities of the County of New Kent. The Assistant Director must demonstrate a high degree of accuracy and quality in all financial, budgetary, and administrative transactions, and in developing systems to efficiently and accurately record and report the County’s financial and budgetary status. Areas of responsibility may include accounting, budgeting, debt management, financial reporting, audit, grants management, financial planning, capital improvement plan, payroll, general billing, fixed assets, procurement compliance, and risk management.
The incumbent works at the direction of the Director of Financial Services and collaboratively with other County management and agencies to provide vital financial advice and recommendations related to County operations. Problems encountered are difficult to complex in nature requiring discretion in modifying rules or formulating new procedures to solve problems. Working with the Director, the Assistant Director of Financial Services may frequently be required to make decisions the consequences of which may have a moderate impact on the County’s operations and financial position. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Director of Financial Services.