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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Edgecombe County - Edgecombe County, NC , USA

Job Description:

REOPENED - Edgecombe County, NC, an hour east from the capital city of Raleigh, is seeking a finance executive with significant governmental accounting experience to serve as its next Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The ideal CFO is a visionary with demonstrable success in forecasting and strategically planning for short and long-term budgetary needs across the organization. The next CFO has effective communication skills and is successful in articulating financial information, issues, policies, etc. to various stakeholders including Commissioners and County leadership. Reporting to the County Manager, the CFO oversees 7 staff and assists in development and monitoring of the County’s $82.5M budget.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field. Master’s Degree is preferred. Five years of progressive leadership experience in governmental finance or organization-wide financial management, including two years of supervisory experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. NC Local Government Finance Officers Certification is required within one year of hire, contingent upon the availability of the courses. Must have the ability to be bonded and possess a valid driver’s license in the State of NC.

Salary and Benefits: The full salary range is $74,726 to $122,681 with excellent benefits that total over $11,000 annually in addition to a 2% county contribution to 401k. The starting salary is based on qualifications and experience.  Residency in Edgecombe County within twelve months of the hire date is required.

To apply, please visit and click on the Chief Financial Officer – Edgecombe County, NC title. All applications must be submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the County Employment Application portal, nor any other external website; it is not sufficient to send only a resume. Resumes and cover letters must be uploaded with the application. Applicants should apply by February 8, 2023. Successful semi-finalists will be invited to participate in virtual interviews and skill evaluation on March 13-14, 2023. Candidates should reserve these dates for virtual meetings should they be invited to participate. All inquiries should be emailed to County is an EOE. The recruitment and selection process is being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC. 

Contact Information

Candice Walsh, MSW
Phone: NA
Fax: NA


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