Finance Director

TOWN OF ROBBINS   Robbins, NC   Full-time     Call Center / Customer Service
Posted on November 10, 2022

Finance Director

** Salary is depending on qualifications and experience **

Benefits are included.

 

This is a permanent, full-time position for 40 hours per week.

Position is open until filled

** In order to receive full consideration a cover letter, resume, and 3 references**

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Town Finance Officer plans, performs the disbursement, and accounting of revenues and expenditures for the Town of Robbins. Work involves performing the budgetary accounting, general ledger, financial reporting, payroll, accounts payable and other fiscal tasks for the Town and assisting the Town Manager with budget preparation, human resources management, and related fiscal tasks. The employee must exercise considerable independent judgement and initiative in performing the fiscal control system. Work is performed in accordance with established municipal finance procedures, local ordinances and North Carolina General Statutes governing the responsibilities of local government accountants. Work is performed under the direction of the Town Manager and is evaluated through conferences, reports, and by an independent audit of annual financial records.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Plans and performs fiscal operations for the Town including accounting of municipal funds, financial reporting, journal entries, budgetary accounting, accounts payable, fixed assets, cash investments, and advising the Board and Town Manager on fiscal issues; maintains a general accounting systems for the Town; maintains financial records for each department; maintains separate accounts for items of appropriation in the budget; supervises receipt of Town revenues including county revenue payments; reviews and monitors ongoing administration of the budget; monitors revenues and expenditures.

Performs payroll including maintaining data base on employee information; enters time sheets and generates payroll; transmits payroll for direct deposit and prints check stubs and distributes to employees; maintains leave balances; prepares a wide variety of payroll and personnel records and reports; pays payroll vendors; prepares and distributes W-2s.

Performs accounts payable including establishing vendor files, coding and entering invoices into the data base, generating and obtaining approval of checks before mailing the; prepares and distributes 1099s.

Performs bank reconciliations.

Collaborates with local and national level entities to attract fiscal growth and economic development.

Assists Town Manger in grant management as the Federal /State grants financial manager.

Performs a wide variety of financial reporting and monthly, quarterly, and annual closeouts and reconciliations.

Assists the auditors during the annual audit of Town financial records; follows up on findings to improve financial systems.

Works also as an alternate Customer Service representative and other staff as needed, specifically utility billing and DMV f

Advises Town Manager and Board on fiscal issues; assists the Town Manager with budget preparation.

Administers the Town’s benefits programs including health, dental, vision, life insurance, worker’s compensation, retirement, and other related activities; performs new employee enrollment into benefits and provides and reviews copies of the personnel policy; processes exiting employees.

Makes debt service payments.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices, laws and regulations of public finance administration, including principles and practices of municipal accounting, purchasing and budgeting.

Considerable knowledge of the application of information technology to financial management, NCLGC, and required reporting.

Considerable knowledge of various personnel laws, regulations and court cases.

Considerable knowledge of the Town’s personnel, budgeting and purchasing policies and procedures.

Skill in collaborative conflict resolution and customer contact.

Ability to evaluate financial systems and formulate and install accounting methods, procedures, forms, and records.

Ability to prepare complex and interpretive financial analyses.

Ability to design and prepare analytical or interpretative financial statements.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, departmental heads, governmental officials, and with other Town employees.

Accuracy and thoroughness in the analysis and preparation of financial records and reports.

Ability to meet established deadlines and work unsupervised.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of reaching, standing, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

Must be able to perform light work exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift objects.

Must possess the visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures, perform accounting processes, operate a computer terminal, and do extensive reading.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to obtain North Carolina Finance Officer certification.

Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

 

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, public or business administration.

Master’s degree in relative field preferred.

Experience in professional public finance administration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

JOB LOCATION

Robbins, North Carolina, United States

POSITION TYPE

Full-Time/Regular

The Town of Robbins, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

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