Executive Director

Department/Agency of position: 
Georgia State Board of Accountancy
Location of position: 
Atlanta, GA
Wage/Salary: 
Commensurate with experience
Date Posted: 
Monday, July 21, 2014
Closing Date: 
Monday, August 18, 2014
Job Description: 

The Georgia General Assembly created the Georgia State Board of Accountancy in 1908 for the purpose of protecting the public welfare by providing for the regulation of the practice of public accountancy and the certification of those who are entitled to engage in this practice. The Board has the authority to adopt rules, set standards for licensure, adopt mandatory standards of professional conduct, and investigate and discipline unauthorized, negligent or incompetent practice. The Board licenses certified public accountants and public accounting firms. The Board is comprised of seven members appointed by the Governor: six members are certified public accountants and one member appointed from the public at large. All members are appointed for terms of four years. The Board is looking for an Executive Director to join the team. Under the direct supervision of the Board, the Executive Director will have the primary duties and responsibilities as follows: Responsible for the administration of Board policy, Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Board and its employees, including, but not limited to, contract negotiations, business and vendor process management, budget development, employment decisions, etc., Supervise the Board staff members in all functions of the board, Plans and coordinates regular and special Board meetings including assisting the Board Chair in the development of agendas for Board meetings, preparation of minutes and furnishes Board members with information needed to carry out the regulatory duties of the Board, Arranges sites for Board meetings, public hearings, disciplinary hearings, and CPA Certificate Presentations, Consults with the Board’s attorney, other state accountancy boards and State and National Agencies to keep the Board informed of current trends and issues, Participates in conferences and other activities relating to professional training, licensure, or practice. Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Written and oral communication skills, including the ability to speak on accounting and other professional issues; Proficient in use of information technology; Ability to read, analyze, and interpret various documents including, but not limited to, legal documents and financial statements; Ability to interact, negotiate, represent, and counsel with members, governmental bodies, organizations, and associations at the local, regional, state, and national levels. Education/Training/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with more than five years of experience managing others, CPA, Master’s Degree in Accounting or MBA preferred, URL to Apply for Position: http://www.careers.ga.gov/jobsearch/jobdetail.asp?ReqNum=407-A0139aa.