Watauga County Employment Opportunities

Job TitleFinance Director
Application DeadlineOctober 16, 2023
Beginning SalaryHiring Range $102,560 – $128,200
DescriptionWATAUGA COUNTY JOB POSTING Watauga County is accepting applications for the position of Finance Director. Duties include performing complex professional and difficult administrative work planning, organizing, managing and participating in the financial activities and financial reporting for the County. The position requires a comprehensive knowledge of general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, budgeting, payroll, purchasing, financial planning and reporting, capital improvement planning and investing; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, government officials and the general public. Work is performed in accordance with established County finance procedures, local ordinances, North Carolina General Statutes governing the responsibilities of local government fiscal operations, generally accepted accounting principles and GASB. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration and extensive experience in government finance administration or accounting with considerable supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Master’s degree or CPA preferred. County benefit package includes medical, dental and vision insurance; membership with Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System, 5% supplemental retirement contribution; paid holidays; vacation and sick leave. Hiring range $102,560 – $128,200, Depending on Qualifications. Apply at NC Works Career Center, 130 Poplar Grove Connector, Boone, NC 28607, (828) 265-5385. Applications may also be submitted by mail or fax (828) 265-5410. Application deadline is Monday, October 16, 2023. Watauga County is an EEOE.

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