Johnson County, KS is a vibrant, diverse community located in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The County has a growing population of approximately 604,000 residents countywide and includes Olathe, the County seat. Johnson County has a national reputation for excellence, including nationally ranked schools, a low crime rate, high-quality neighborhoods, low cost of living, diversity, and various cultural, entertainment, and recreational opportunities. The County serves its expanding population through 34 county departments, including four separate agencies. The County has approximately 4,000 FTE’s and an FY2021 total budget of $1.24 billion, including a general fund of $477 million and reserves. Johnson County Government is a Council-Manager form of government, governed by a seven-member, nonpartisan Board of County Commissioners (BoCC). The Chairman is elected on a countywide basis and serves full-time, while Commissioners are elected by districts and serve part-time. The BoCC appoints the County Auditor, County Manager, County Appraiser, and Chief Legal Counsel. The County Auditor supervises and manages the Audit Services Department, which consists of six FTEs. The Department is responsible for providing the Board of County Commissioners with meaningful recommendations for improving County government by objectively evaluating the effectiveness of all County activities, operations, and programs in terms of economy, efficiency, compliance with laws and regulations, and the accomplishment of desired program goals.
Johnson County offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The salary range is $108,472 to $162,697 annually, with a starting salary based on qualifications and experience. The position is open until filled; the first review of resumes will occur on August 9, 2021.
Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or a related field, along with 15 years of experience in auditing, accounting, financial management or a closely related field, five years of which must be in a supervisory capacity. Credentials as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) are required. A Master’s degree in Business, Finance, or a related field, as well as a combination of public and private audit experience is preferred.
Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to Ms. S. Renée Narloch at email@example.com or 850.391.0000. Johnson County is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.