Director of Fiscal Affairs

Department/Agency of position: 
Westchester County Board of Legislators
Location of position: 
Westchester County, NY
Wage/Salary: 
$120,000 - $140,000
Date Posted: 
Monday, July 14, 2014
Closing Date: 
Monday, August 11, 2014
Job Description: 

Westchester County’s Board of Legislators is currently searching for a Director of Fiscal Affairs to act as the chief fiscal advisor to the Board of Legislators regarding the county-wide fiscal matters considered by the Board. The successful candidate will participate in the development, execution and review of County Government’s fiscal matters. The incumbent will review and provide advice on departmental requests for funding, contracts and county budget development, oversight and management. The incumbent is also responsible for representing the Chairman of the Board of Legislators as assigned.  The Westchester County Board of Legislators is the legislative, policy-making branch of county government that has been in operation, in one form or another, for over 300 years. It is to Westchester what the US Congress is to the United States. The powers of the County Board of Legislators are enumerated in the County’s charter. A key power of the Board concerns finances: appropriating funds, approving the budget and levying taxes. The County’s location is ideal, with the Long Island Sound on the southeast and the Hudson River on the west. It has retained much of its rural character, while adopting the urban and suburban lifestyles dictated by its close proximity to New York City. Urban and suburban, a unique blend of new and old, Westchester County is a great place to live and work. The successful candidate will be dynamic, innovative and experienced with exceptional leadership, financial and administrative skills. Candidates with varied levels of fiscal supervisory experience in corporate, governmental or non-profit sectors are encouraged and welcome to apply. NOTE: The incumbent must be appointed by the County Board of Legislators. Compensation: The Director of Fiscal Affairs - BOL is an Executive Level appointed position, reporting directly to the Board of Legislators, with a salary range of $120,000 - $140,000. The compensation package includes comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, deferred compensation, paid leave and NYS retirement plan. More information, including a full job description, can be obtained on our website. Follow the link for “Job Seekers - Jobs in Demand.” Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume which specifically addresses the applicant’s relevant experience for this position, including size and composition of staff supervised; programs and systems responsible for; size of budgets and other significant factors to: tws1@westchestergov.com. Important: Please indicate Director of Fiscal Affairs - BOL in the subject line of your e-mail. Westchester County Board of Legislators is an equal opportunity employer.