Job Details

Financial Services Director
Village of Indiantown, FL
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Village Manager, the Financial Services Director will be responsible for the development and maintenance of the Village’s fiscal infrastructure by planning, implementing, directing, supervising, and administering all financial affairs. The Financial Services Director is a key member of the Village’s management team and will participate in the planning, growth, and performance evaluation of the Village against outlined objectives. The Financial Services Director will provide strategic advice to the Village Manager, Mayor, and Village Council on municipal finance and financial sustainability.

SELECT DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Oversee the administration of municipal funds, debt administration, insurances, financial forecasting, auditing, investments, purchasing, inventory, personnel benefits, pension administrative services, risk management, payroll, bonding, revenue and accounting systems, reporting and controls
• Hire and lead a highly qualified team of professionals
• Implementation and monitoring of the Village’s budget process
• Develop and implement the department’s goals, policies, and procedures in compliance with applicable government regulations
• Seek grant opportunities from all possible public and private sources with the objective to maximize grant revenues to the Village
• Liaise with other Village departments, outside agencies and community groups to explain and discuss various aspects of the Village’s fiscal plans and policies
• Attend and conduct public meetings, presentations, hearings, media events, and advisory committees to obtain public response and explain Village plans and policies
• Other duties may be required and assigned

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or economics; Master’s degree preferred
• Minimum 3 years as head of financial operations for a similarly sized municipality or 7+ years as Deputy or Assistant head of financial services for a municipality similarly sized to the Village of Indiantown
• Knowledge of municipal government structure, operations, services and activities
• Experience directly managing projects and people
• Understands debt service, capital investment, and debt instruments and how to best use them as growth instruments
• Strong knowledge of GAAP, GASB, audits, and other regulatory requirements in the financial field
• Strong and effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to make presentations
• Strong interpersonal, management and leadership skills with a positive public/customer service attitude
• CPFO, CGFO, CGFM or CPA designation highly desired
• Knowledgeable on typical office computer systems and software with advanced skills with Excel
• Some private-sector executive financial management experience is a plus
• Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license

Job Details
Salary:
$77,000 - $92,000, DOE
Job Function:
Finance Director
Position Type:
Full Time
Village of Indiantown
Location:
16550 SW Warfield Blvd.
Indiantown, FL 34956
United States
Population: 6,800

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