Chief Financial Officer

Department/Agency of position: 
Los Alamos County Administrative Services/Finance Department
Location of position: 
Los Alamos, NM
Salary range is $100,736 – $148,497/annually
Date Posted: 
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Job Description: 

Position Summary: Under general supervision of the Deputy County Manager, accomplishes the objectives of the Finance Division by strategically planning, organizing, and managing all functions required to assure optimal return on financial assets, establish financial policies, procedures, internal controls, and reporting systems. Ensures all financial functions, programs, and records, including accounting, payroll, procurement, and budget, are maintained in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Governmental Accounting Standards. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.

Minimum Qualifications: •Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration or related field. •Eight years’ progressive work experience controlling centralized accounting activities for multiple fund programs and/or accounts, which must include at least six years in public sector accounting. •Five years’ experience in auditing, computerized fund accounting, indirect cost negotiations, investment management, capital expenditures and federal program accounting across all years of job related experience. •Four years’ management and supervisory experience across all years of job related experience.

Preferred Qualifications: •Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or Public Administration. •Certified Public Accountant. •Experience in a local government accounting environment.