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Job Details

Position:
Finance Director

Company:
Georgetown County - Georgetown , SC , United States


Job Description:

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Under general direction, performs professional and managerial work in developing, directing, and evaluating the programs, operations, and services of the Finance Department. Work involves planning, developing and administering the County’s budgeting, accounting, debt management, procurement, revenue collections and grants management. Reports to the County Administrator.

To learn more about our County, please visit our website at  http://www.georgetowncountysc.org/ and take the video tour.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

  • Directs and manages department operations; and insures that all activities comply with current AICPA, GFOA, federal, state, and County policies and procedures, accepted accounting practices, and applicable standards, and related regulations. 
  • Assesses programs and operations; identifies deficiencies or problems; and develops and implements changes to improve effectiveness and/or productivity.  
  • Serves as a member of the County’s top management team for policy making and resource-related issues. Implements directives of the County Administrator and Council as established in the administrative, policy and budgetary process. Serves as an advisor to the County Administrator and Council regarding County financial issues. 
  • Performs a variety of duties associated with supervising staff to include hiring, assigning work, ensuring professional development and training, establishing performance standards, evaluating work and providing guidance, direction and discipline as necessary.  
  • Works with the County Administrator and Budget Officer to develop the County’s budget proposals for submission to County Council.   Develops sound financial budgets while operating within established expenditures guidelines. 
  • Prepares and/or reviews financial statements, reports and summaries.  Analyzes financial information, and ensures the department produces a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. 
  • Directs the establishment and maintenance of department records and files; and ensures the maintenance of accurate, current, and complete financial records. 

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
CPA, Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field (graduate degree preferred) and 5 years of experience, at a comparable level, in governmental accounting, budgeting, auditing and financial reporting required or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Qualified Applicants may apply in writing through the closing date to SCDEW, P O Box 956, Georgetown, SC 29442 or Human Resources Department, P O Box 421270, Georgetown, SC 29442.  E-mail: brichardson@georgetowncountysc.org. Applicants may also apply online


Contact Information

brichardson@georgetowncountysc.org
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Fax: NA
brichardson@georgetowncountysc.org

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