Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
Mesa County Public Library District
Location of position: 
Grand Junction, CO
$72,982 – $82,106 DOE
Date Posted: 
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Closing Date: 
Monday, July 22, 2019
Job Description: 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Performs duties related to financial and fiscal management of the Library.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Preparation of financial statements, annual budget and other financial documents as needed; oversee the external audit; including reviewing and analyzing results then making recommendations as needed to ensure compliance. Responsible for supplying information and making recommendations to the Library Director and Board of Trustees regarding the district’s financial practices and in making policy decisions. Manage the payroll function ensuring efficient systems, processes and controls are in place. Responsible for the management of the district’s insurance including overseeing the annual insurance renewal process ensuring appropriate coverage is maintained at all times. Ensure appropriate review of contracts and leases soliciting external legal advice as needed. Working with the Facilities Manager to ensure facilities are properly maintained, applicable codes and compliance requirements are implemented, and that security needs are being met throughout the Library District. Participate in senior leadership team.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA or BS in accounting, finance, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred. Five years’ progressive experience working in finance or accounting. General fund or governmental accounting experience preferred. Three years’ supervisory experience.

All Essential Functions, Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, Physical Requirements, Minimum Education, Minimum Experience listed in full posting at Successful applicant must pass a post-offer / pre-employment criminal background, national sex offender and department of motor vehicle check.