Director of Finance and Administration

Department/Agency of position: 
Port of Grays Harbor Finance Department
Location of position: 
Aberdeen, WA
$110,000 DOQ
Date Posted: 
Monday, February 12, 2018
Closing Date: 
Monday, March 12, 2018
Job Description: 

Located on Washington's Pacific Coast, and the closest deep-water U.S. mainland port to the Pacific Rim, the Port of Grays Harbor is recruiting a dynamic individual to join its senior management team and lead our finance, accounting and administrative activities.

Responsibilities: The position is responsible for the Port’s accounting and financial functions, including: budgets and forecasts; financial planning and policies; general accounting, grant and project accounting; financial statements, cash and debt management; and audits. Responsibilities also include human resources, records and risk management. As a member of the Port’s Senior Management Team, the position actively participates in planning, advising and supporting the Port’s mission, business objectives and development initiatives. As Port Auditor, the position has a dual function reporting to the Port Commissioners.

Ideal Candidate: The Port is interested in candidates who not only demonstrate outstanding leadership, interpersonal and applicable technical skills, but are also a strong working manager. Candidates who can show a history of success in accounting, financial reporting and audits, budgeting, financial planning and strategy, public financing processes, data processing principles, public records management, and human resource administration are preferred. The Port values an individual who displays a strong financial and business acumen, impeccable work ethic, is honest and models a high level of integrity. — Bachelor Degree in finance, business administration, public administration, accounting, economics, or closely related field. CPA preferred. — Ten years progressively responsible position in finance and accounting functions, including planning, analysis, budgeting, treasury, and management experience. Will consider combination of experience, education and training that provides the level of knowledge and abilities required for this position.

Timeline: For more information and link to online application process, please visit Open until filled. Applications submitted online by March 2, 2018 will be reviewed immediately and may be given priority over other applications.