Director of Finance

Village Community Development Districts; The Villages, FL

Job Details

  • Job Function: Finance Director
  • Salary: DOE
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Where: 984 Old Mill Runn, The Villages, FL
HOW TO APPLY

Post Date: Jul 18 2018

For further consideration please submit a VCCDD Application which can be found on our website at www.DistrictGov.Org and going to “Quick Links” > “Employment Opportunities”. If additional information is needed please call The District Human Resources Department at 352-674-1905. Job Type: Full-time Salary: Depending on Qualifications

Summary

This position performs highly responsible managerial, administrative and fiscal control functions for the District. Duties include planning, coordinating, and directing all aspects of financial management and administration. Incumbent is responsible for planning and directing the receipt, disbursement and accounting of District revenues and expenditures, managing the investment of District funds and managing the issuance of new bond financing and managing the current portfolio. Other responsibilities include oversight of a staff of professional, technical and clerical personnel. Considerable independent judgment and initiative are required in performing assigned duties. Tact and courtesy are required in contact with Officials, department heads, and the public.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Directs staff and activities for the Finance Department; develops and communicates financial policies with the staff: develops and maintains accounting systems to comply with statutory requirements and governmental practices.
•Evaluates staff performance and provides guidance as required; develops and increases staff capabilities through training opportunities.
•Advises and directs upper level management in financial matters affecting the Districts, including cash management and investment policies, debt management, revenue enhancement and expenditure control.
•Develops reviews and makes recommendations related to various documents, including financial and administrative policies, contractual arrangements, resolutions and ordinances related to financial matters; and studies, reports and proposals.
•Provides financial forecasting analysis; provides financial data information to appropriate Boards.
•Interacts with third party consultants, investment advisor, actuary, external auditors, investment advisors and financial institutions, underwriters and bond counsel as needed.
•Oversees the management of utility billing and customer service.
•Develops, reviews and implements special projects as directed by the District Manager.
•Maintains knowledge and competence in rules and regulations related to fiscal and government financial matters. Thorough knowledge of Governmental Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards.
•Meets with citizen groups to provide financial information on District services programs.

Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
•Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Finance, Accounting or related;(MBA or MPA preferred), supplemented by five to seven years professional experience in the management and administration of multiple accounting, financial reporting, and administrative services systems in Florida government agency.
•Certification as a Certified Public Accountant and/or Certified Government Finance Officer is preferred.
•Must demonstrate working knowledge of Community Development Districts.
•Must demonstrate working knowledge of tax exempt municipal bonds.
•Proficient personal computer skills and knowledge of the Microsoft Office package involving Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and Power point.
•Proven ability to provide excellent customer service to our residents.
•Excellent verbal communication skills and professional appearance.
•Successful completion of background check and drug screening.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
•Valid Florida Driver’s License.
•Certification as a Certified Public Accountant and/or Certified Government Finance Officer is preferred.
•FEMA 100, 200, 300, 700 series as required within six months of hire.

SUPERVISION
•All Finance Staff

Additional Information

www.DistrictGov.Org

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