Finance & Taxation Director

Department/Agency of position: 
Columbia County Finance & Taxation Department
Location of position: 
St. Helens, OR
$7,898 – $10,039 Per Month
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Job Description: 

POSITION: FINANCE & TAXATION DIRECTOR. This position is a full-time management position, Civil Service exempt, FLSA exempt and not represented by a bargaining unit. The position reports directly to the elected three member governing Board of County Commissioners.

DUTIES: Responsible for all aspects of the professional performance and administration of the Finance & Taxation Department. Oversee and coordinate the implementation of a new financial planning system for the County. Manage, prepare and coordinate the annual municipal budget process, annual financial statement/audit process and provide support for service departments fiscal and grant activities. Plan, organize and direct all Departmental activities including treasury management, investments, debt management and urban renewal district requirements. The complete job description for the position is located on the County’s web site. TO QUALIFY: Equivalent to a four year university education in accounting, finance, business or public administration or related field. At least seven years of progressively responsible experience in public finance and accounting, including responsibility for analysis of accounting and financial methods, procedures and records; development of recommendations and solutions; and prior personnel supervision. Qualifications must demonstrate prior experience at a senior/supervisory/management level in the finance field.

TO APPLY: Applicants MUST submit a Columbia County application form and resume. The application form must be filled out completely for consideration. Incomplete applications or applications not formatted as required will not be accepted. A thorough background check, including criminal history will be conducted of final candidates. Columbia County applications are mandatory. Complete the application online and email with a resume (saved in PDF format) to

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