This highly responsible position plans, coordinates, and directs all aspects of the financial, tax, and election activity within the Finance Office. Major duties include:
Performing internal review of all accounting systems for accuracy
Assisting the County Administrator with budget preparation
Preparing or reviewing all required state reports
Coordinating the audit activities and preparing financial statements
Managing the County’s investments
Overseeing election activity
Much of the work involves highly complex financial functions in various areas of accounting and finance. This is administrative, managerial work which integrates fiscal policies and mandates from the federal, state, and county level in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
The ideal candidate for the Finance Controller position will be a leader and a visionary as well as an active and energetic individual of exemplary character and the highest integrity.
This posting will remain open until filled with preference given to applications received by Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
Qualifications for the position include a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or related field, and at least four years of experience in a progressively responsible position in governmental or public accounting setting preferred.
Internal Number: 1048
About County of Goodhue
Located in southeastern Minnesota along the Mississippi River, Goodhue County’s landscape is adorned by bluffs and water which offers its residents both recreation and beauty. The county seat located in Red Wing, Minnesota is home to an abundance of outdoor activities, historic sites and the world famous Red Wing Boots and Pottery. Goodhue County encompasses 764 square miles which includes ten cities, twenty one townships, and is home to an estimated 46,464 residents. Nearly all of the Prairie Island Indian Community is located within Goodhue County. Goodhue County provides all of the resources of a larger community while creating a small town atmosphere which makes it a wonderful place for anyone to call home.