Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Accomack County is currently recruiting for the position of Chief Financial Officer.
Description: The Chief Financial Officer reports to the County Administrator and is responsible for all the County’s financial transactions in conjunction with the budget and general fund. The CFO has direct supervision of the finance staff which includes payroll, accounting, and purchasing (currently 5 FTEs). He or she is directly responsible for internal controls and audit compliance. This position is also responsible for strategic financial planning, financial controls, financial accounting and reporting, purchasing, payroll, accounts payables and receivables, debt issuance and management.
Minimum Qualifications: a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business, accounting, finance, economics, public administration or related field and a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible local, state, federal government or private sector experience in accounting, finance or auditing. Preferred Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Public or Business Administration Experience at a director level, in local government finance and designation of a CPA preferred. Strong leadership skills including demonstrated supervisory experience, in the successful use of technology to enhance financial performance and experience in a high level of concise, accurate communication with elected and appointed officials and staff are imperative. Ability to provide analysis of extrapolated data as well as certify the integrity of the data used for strategic decisions in the County.
Excellent benefits package includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation, sick leave, life insurance, health insurance, and professional development expenses.
First consideration will be given to applications received prior to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2018.
For questions, or to request accommodation, please contact: Human Resources, 757-787-5705 or AskHR@co.accomack.va.us
The County of Accomack is committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce.