Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
Marion County Clerk of the Court & Comptroller
Location of position: 
Ocala, FL
$100,714 - $132,795
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, May 10, 2019
Job Description: 

Performs administrative and management work in planning, organizing, and directing the operation of the Finance Department of the Clerk's Office and Board of County Commissioner's (BCC). Work is performed under the general direction of the Clerk. This General Description is not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills: Knowledge of the statutes, rules, regulations, principles and practices, and procedures pertaining to governmental accounting, budgeting, and the fiscal operations of the BCC and the Clerk's Office. Exceptional knowledge and command of business English, spelling, arithmetic, computer skills, and office practices and procedures. Knowledge of the statutes, rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to the Finance department for both Board and Clerk. Ability to establish, maintain, and prepare complex records and reports. Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions. Ability to interact professionally and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, subordinates, coworkers, government officials, and the public. Ability to plan for, organize, and supervise the assigned department. Ability to research information and analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations, and plans of action. Ability to work in a fast paced, automated environment with many interruptions. Ability to comply with State Statutes, County Policy, and Clerk's Office Rules and Regulations.

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field. Five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in government accounting and/or fmancial management affording extensive knowledge of fiscal management, accounting, auditing, budgeting, policy development, analysis of operations, productivity improvement, purchasing, or related areas; two (2) years of which must have been in a management or supervisory capacity. Comparable training, education, or experience may be substituted for the above minimum qualifications.

"Licenses, Certifications, Registrations: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO) or Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO)"

Essential Skills: Ability to communicate both orally and in writing Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer Type at a minimum rate of 35 words per minute Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

Environmental Conditions: Work is performed in an office environment. Some travel may be required.