Hanover County is seeking an experienced professional to direct the daily financial operations of a AAA bond rated County. This is an excellent career opportunity to serve in a County that is recognized for its tradition of financial stewardship. The Finance Division Director is a strategic partner for County and School staff to achieve financial goals of financial reporting, capital planning, debt management, self-insurance fund administration, grant accounting and financial system administration. The Division Director assists in the development of long term financial plans, and advises County Administration, Board of Supervisors, County and School departments and staff to maintain sound financial practices and internal controls.
The Director reports to the Director of Finance and Management Services and oversees a staff of eleven professionals who provide accounting services for payroll, accounts payables, and financial systems.
Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field required (concentration in Accounting preferred) with at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience, including supervision; Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with local government experience preferred; Requires experience in financial reporting and forecasting, debt management, local government financial administration; financial operations (payroll, accounts payable). Extensive computer skills with emphasis on Excel required. – OR – Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable.
Additional Salary Information: Plus excellent benefits.
Finance & Management Services is responsible for the financial management and planning of the County.
This includes establishing and maintaining effective controls over the County’s financial activities, providing
accurate financial information to all County and School Board departments in a timely manner, coordinating
the annual budget and monitoring compliance after adoption.
The Accounting Division coordinates the annual audit and prepares the annual audited financial reports.
Finance provides the resources needed in its Budget Division to support departments, County
Administration and the Board of Supervisors. In addition, Finance also provides the support services for
payroll, accounts payable, financial reporting, debt management and audit.
The Purchasing Division serves as administrative agent in the procurement of all goods and services above a
$5,000 unit cost as well as all procurement card oversight and disposal of surplus property. The Purchasing
Division’s primary responsibilities include oversight, review and assistance in preparation of specifications,
commodity bidding, solicitation and oversight review of professional and non-professional service