Deputy Director of Finance/Treasurer

Deputy Director of Finance/Treasurer
Town of Leesburg
 Leesburg, Virginia
Job Description

Do you want to apply your expertise for a cause you can feel good about? Do you want to work for an organization that wants you to grow with it and offers tuition reimbursement, certification training, and a chance to learn about multiple industries? Come work for the Town of Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century! Located 35 miles west of the nation's capital in the heart of DC's Wine Country, you'll enjoy a vibrant and authentic community with "big city" amenities.

The Town of Leesburg strongly encourages innovation, promotes career development, and offers excellent benefits to employees. Benefits include membership to the Town's full-service recreation center, enrollment into the Virginia Retirement System, excellent healthcare insurance, and other fringe benefits.

What You'll Be Doing

This professional level work in the Finance Department is under the general supervision of the Assistant Town Manager for Finance, Human Resources, and Information Technology who serves as the Town’s Chief Financial Officer. Work involves the supervision, maintenance and development of the Treasury, Finance Operations, and Debt Management, divisions within the department in addition to the responsibilities’ listed. This position performs a variety of operational, financial management, budgetary and special project tasks. These include handling urgent tasks, authorizations, and management responsibilities when the Chief Financial Officer or heads of Accounting and Management and Budget divisions are unavailable within the department. The position also supervises the performance of special projects within the Department across all divisions, which includes Finance, Human Resources, and Information Technology.

This position is "Open Until Filled" with the first review of applications to take place on Tuesday, June 4th. For more detail job description please visit the Town's Job Descriptions page.

Required Qualifications

BA/BS Degree in Accounting, Business or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least ten years of professional financial experience in accounting or auditing. Five years of increasingly responsible supervisory experience. Experience in computerized accounting systems, database systems, and third-party reporting tools. Project management experience. Excellent organization and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

MBA, MPA, or other relevant Masters Degree or equivalent. Experience in municipal government accounting. Tyler ERP/MUNIS experience. Bilingual in English/Spanish.