Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
Town of Rib Mountain
Location of position: 
Rib Mountain, WI
Wage/Salary: 
The starting salary range is $60,474 – $71,634 DOQ, plus a meeting stipend is offered.
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Job Description: 

Finance Director, Town of Rib Mountain, WI (pop. 6,680). Within minutes of Wausau, WI and 93 miles northwest of Green Bay in Marathon County, Rib Mountain is located between the Wisconsin and Rib Rivers in scenic north central Wisconsin. The Town is seeking a focused, team-oriented, and collaborative professional wanting an exciting and challenging opportunity. The ideal candidate will possess a background in government or municipal finance, treasury and clerk responsibilities. Business or private-sector finance or accounting experience, with a demonstrated ability to adapt to government accounting practices and standards, is also acceptable. Under the general direction of the Town Administrator, the Finance Director will be responsible for a variety of duties including assisting in the annual preparation and administration of general fund budgets, debt service, and a five-year capital improvement plan. Other duties include managing Town investments and debt, overseeing payroll and human resources administration. The Finance Director manages one full-time employee – a Deputy Treasurer. The Finance Director attends all Town Board and standing committee meetings. The Finance Director is appointed by the Town Board and reports to the Town Administrator. The ideal candidate will possess: • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration or economics is required. • A CPA and/or advanced degree are highly desired. • Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in finance, accounting, business or public administration, or closely related field, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. • Strong financial analysis capabilities, exceptional communication skills (i.e., be able to simplify financial reporting to a variety of audiences), and flexible team-leader talents. • Ability to work with elected officials, Town staff, and a variety of other stakeholders. • A record of creative problem solving.

The starting salary range is $60,474 – $71,634 DOQ, plus a meeting stipend is offered. Candidates should apply by January 15, 2018 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references to www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment to the attention of Lee Szymborski, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3240.