Director of Finance

The County of Shenandoah, Virginia is recruiting for the position of Director of Finance.  The Director of Finance leads and manages all facets of the county’s accounting, purchasing, and financial reporting functions as well as facilitates the annual adoption and management of the county’s budget and multi-year capital improvement plan.

The county seeks a dynamic leader who serves as a key team member in the senior management of the County.   The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills and be capable of conveying complex accounting and financial terms to a wide variety of stakeholders both internally and externally.

The Director should be familiar with all facets of municipal finance, accounting and budgeting.  The ideal candidate will possess experience in a local government setting as a finance director, budget director, appointed treasurer or equivalent position.  The candidate’s prior experience should be supplemented by graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, public administration or related field.  Priority will be given to candidates who possess a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or a Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) designation.

Shenandoah County offers a competitive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave and holiday pay, participation in the Virginia Retirement System (VRS), group life insurance and health insurance.

The position is compensated on a county pay grade 29, with a likely hiring range of $76,928 to $89,912, or more, dependent upon experience, education and qualifications.  This position is FLSA exempt.

Interested candidates should refer to the position profile for application instructions and further information on the position.  Completed applications and credentials should be submitted and received by June 29, 2018.  Shenandoah County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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