Deputy County Administrator, Financial Operations

County of Greenville, SC

Deputy County Administrator, Financial Operations
Greenville County, SC is seeking an experienced and collaborative financial leader to serve as the Deputy County Administrator for Financial Operations who can provide exceptional leadership to this financially strong County. Greenville County has a AAA bond rating and has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award issued by GFOA from 1989 to present. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional leadership competencies, a growth mindset and commitment to high performance
Greenville County, South Carolina is a vibrant and growing community located conveniently along interstate 85 between Charlotte and Atlanta. As the most populous county in the state, Greenville provides an exceptional blend of opportunities in a growing, diverse, and desired destination. Greenville County offers an exceptional blend of quality of life, educational opportunities, affordable cost of living, and picturesque landscapes. Known for our thriving economy supported by industries ranging from advanced manufacturing to healthcare and technology, Greenville County attracts new residents resulting in rapid population growth year over year. Greenville has been recognized as one of the best places to live in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, called the South’s Best City by Southern Living, and is on many lists for top destinations.

This position will oversee, coordinate and provide professional and strategic advice and direction regarding operational activities for finance, budget, fleet management, and procurement. This person communicates with County Administrator, Council members, other elected and appointed officials, outside agencies, and the public to address citizen concerns, financial issues and concerns, solve problems and plan work for Council Finance Committee; attends various meetings to gather information, solicit feedback and/or explain and interpret plans, projects, policies, codes, rules, and procedures; and formulates and implements solutions to community needs, concerns and policy directives.

Manages and conducts varied special projects as requested by the County Administrator and County Council: prepares proposals; researches information; reports study findings and recommendations; reviews proposed legislation; and analyzes its impact on County operations and services.

Oversees the development and implementation of biennial operating and capital improvement budgets for areas of assignment and the County: coordinates submission of budget proposals by all County departments; assists with the budget recommendation and adoption processes; assists with preparing budget for presentation to Council; and monitors and tracks budget compliance.

Evaluates County operational and strategic growth for areas of assignment: examines organizational structure and functions to identify and facilitate shared resources or efficiencies; participates in strategic planning on behalf of the County Administrator in areas of assignment; facilitates directors' meetings on behalf of the County Administrator to share information or facilitate shared ideas and resources; examines budget for growth areas; recommends and implements standards, practices, policies, and procedures to streamline organizational functions; and plans for new and upgraded systems, vehicles, equipment, etc.

Candidates at a minimum should possess a Masters Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or Finance required; supplemented by seven years of progressively responsible experience in local government operations in multiple areas of assignment, to include lead or supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge skills, and abilities for this job.

Salary and Benefits:
The hiring range for this position is from $132,272 to $218,249
Relocation expenses negotiable
County cell phone and laptop
Comprehensive Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
Life Insurance Policies
Deferred Compensation Plans
Public Loan Forgiveness Eligible Employer
11 Paid Holidays
SC State Retirement Plan Pension

How to Apply

Application Deadline
Please send cover letter and resume including references to For inquiries, please call 864-467-7105.

Job Details

Job Function
Assistant/Deputy Chief Administrator
Position Type
Full Time

County of Greenville


301 University Rdg
Greenville, SC 29601-3636
United States

Form of Government
County Council-Administrator/Manager


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