Director of Finance
Full time with Benefits
Salary Commensurate with Experience

This position is responsible for the management of the Finance Department for Dorchester County. This position reports to the County Manager and County Council. This position is responsible for overall supervision and management that includes, but is not all inclusive, billing and collection of County, State and Municipal Real Property Taxes; accounting; payroll; budget development and administration; financial reporting; banking services coordination; general ledger; accounts payable and receivable; and adhering to generally accepted accounting principles. This position requires a strong leader with effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: High School/GED is required. An undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university is required.
CPA is preferred.
Experience: A minimum of seven (7) years of experience involving the management of public sector finance or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

A Master’s Degree in business, public administration or finance is preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
A Certified Public Accountant license is preferred. Must possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License or equivalent.

Residency Requirement:
The Director of Finance must be a resident of Dorchester County or take up and continue residence in the County within six (6) months of appointment.

Complete background check will be conducted including pre-employment drug screening.

To apply submit a letter of interest, resume and completed County application to HR, 501 Court Lane, Cambridge, MD 21613. Applications Closing Date: February 15, 2023. Applications can be downloaded at