DORCHESTER COUNTY FINANCE DEPARTMENT
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Full time with Benefits
$78,000 minimum starting salary
(may be higher based on experience)
This position functions as a member of the County’s management team by assisting the Director in managing and directing the operations of the Department of Finance. At the direction of, or in the absence of the Director, supervises staff consisting of subordinate managers, professionals, and fiscal/clerical personnel engaged in the provision of accounting, taxation, revenue collection, budgeting, payroll, and related financial functions. Responsibilities include interviewing and recommending employees for appointment, training employees, planning, assigning and directing work, evaluating employee performance, disciplining employees, addressing complaints, and resolving problems. This position is responsible for assisting the Director in the overall direction, coordination, and performance evaluation of these functions. Assists the Director in managing all aspects of the County’s finances including debt issuance and administration, banking services coordination, investments, financial reporting, general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and adhering to fund accounting and generally accepted accounting principles.
Education: High School/GED is required. An undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university is required. Experience: A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible management experience in fiscal operations is required. Two or more years’ experience in governmental financial reporting is preferred.
Certificates/Licenses: A Certified Public Accountant license is required.
Must possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License or equivalent.
Complete background check will be conducted including pre-employment drug screening.
To apply submit a letter of interest, resume and completed County application. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. For best consideration please return no later than November 10, 2020 to HR, 501Court Lane, Cambridge, MD 21613. Applications can be downloaded at www.dorchestercountymd.com/