The Town of Boone is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Finance. This position performs difficult professional and administrative work in planning, organizing and directing the financial activities of the Town; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision is exercised over all department personnel. This position reports directly to the Town Manager.
This is sedentary work requiring the exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects; work requires reaching, fingering, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of machines, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is not subject to adverse environmental conditions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of general laws and administrative policies governing municipal financial practices and procedures; comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting and budgeting in government; ability to evaluate complex financial systems and efficiently formulate and install accounting methods, procedures, forms and records; ability to prepare informative financial reports; ability to plan, organize, direct and evaluate work of subordinate employees in the specialized field of accounting; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, governmental officials and the general public; ability to formulate long‑range fiscal planning.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from and accredited college or university with major course work in accounting or related field and extensive experience in public finance administration.
Certified Public Accountant or Certified Local Government Finance Officer preferred.
$87,361 Employee will serve a six-month probation.
All offers of employment are subject to successful completion of a controlled substance screening, medical examination and extensive background check.
To apply, please fill out the Town of Boone Employment Application
If you prefer a hard copy, please fill out the Town of Boone Employment Application (PDF) and Email Linda Councill the complete application. You can also fax the application to (828) 268-6208, mail the application to P.O. Box 192, Boone, NC 28607 OR return the application to Town Hall at 567 W. King Street in Boone, NC 28607.
TOB is an EOE.
Open Until Filled