The Position: The Finance Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and, overseeing all District finance and accounting functions; payroll; accounts payable and receivables; purchasing; contracts, inventory control; risk management (insurance and workers compensation claims); customer service, clerical functions and financial policies and procedures. The Finance Director directly supervises the Human Resource Manager and Customer Service support staff and serves as Treasurer to the Board of Directors.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for the Finance Director of the McKinleyville Community Services District will join a professionally committed informal working atmosphere and will possess many of the following personal and professional attributes:
Engaging leadership that will inspire, motivate, and empower staff to achieve District goals.
Strong and effective communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to present technical information with ease.
Attention to detail, strategic thinker, and risk averse.
Creative and innovated with a long-term vision.
Enthusiastic and passionate about working with a team; people oriented.
In summary, the ideal candidate will be highly qualified, experienced, and motivated to connect with the community, staff, and the Board and who will oversee the financial stability of the District with effective and engaging style.
Education and Experience:
A combination of education and experience that would provide the necessary knowledge and skills may include the following:
Experience: Minimum five (5) years of full-time employment experience in a comparable position.
Education: A Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or a Masters degree of Business Administration from an accredited university with an emphasis in accounting, business, or public administration, or equivalent, is required.
Special Skill Requirements: The position requires verbal and written communication skills; customer service skills; leadership ability; advanced fund accounting skills; government finance knowledge and proficiency with computer networks and software applications including utility billing (CWS Multiple Operations Manager) and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access).
Application and Selection Process: The filing deadline is May 29, 2021. Please submit a resume, letter of interest, five work-related references and current salary to: