DEFINITION: The purpose of this job/class within the organization is to oversee and manage the daily operations of the Finance Department. This job/class works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (NOT ALL INCLUSIVE): Provides direct and indirect supervision of department staff; assists with training, handles discipline, and oversees performance. Coordinates and facilitates department workflow and assigns duties. Acts as key participant in budget prep and processing. Participates in and facilitates annual reporting for outside auditors; serves primary role in all aspects of comprehensive annual financial report preparation with a high degree of independence. Assists with debt administration and compliance. Participates in evaluation and implementation of any new policies, software, and procedures. Reviews contracts and agenda items for budgetary compliance; coordinates and manages major department projects. Performs related work as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business. Requires six (6) years of highly responsible experience in government accounting, and/or auditing including direct and extensive involvement in the preparation of AFR, CAFR and/or annual budget documents.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Florida Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred. Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO) or Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) preferred. Valid State of Florida Driver’s License required.
BENEFITS: Full benefits to include Florida Retirement System, paid health/dental, accrued vacation, sick leave and more.