Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors
Location of position: 
Waterloo, IA
Wage/Salary: 
$75,000 – $104,000
Date Posted: 
Monday, May 13, 2019
Closing Date: 
Sunday, June 9, 2019
Job Description: 

Black Hawk County seeks a dedicated, innovative and collaborative Finance professional who has a passion for public service that will contribute to our vision for effective service to citizens and greater-good decision making throughout the organization.

This professional role serves as chief budget/financial advisor to the Board of Supervisors and acts as a financial liaison for the County’s Departments and Elected Offices.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs advanced level financial analysis, planning/program evaluation, and management analysis. Prepares, monitors, analyzes and reports on the County-wide budget. Coordinates activities of the County’s annual audit and prepares the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Advises the Board of Supervisors, elected officials and appointed department heads regarding financial and budgetary issues.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Public Administration, Economics, Statistics or related area required; Master’s Degree and/or CPA preferred. At least four years (three years with a Master’s Degree) of professional-level experience in budget analysis or financial management required. Debt financing and grant writing experience preferred. Demonstrated job-related experience in a County or City government environment is beneficial but not required. Must have a valid Driver’s License in the State of Iowa and be insurable under the County’s guidelines.

Black Hawk County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon background and driver’s license checks.