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Assistant Finance Director

AP Recruiters & Associates
Clermont, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Clermont, FL 34711
Full-time / Direct-Hire

Job Summary:
Our client is seeking a motivated self-starter with the skills and experience necessary to
support the Finance Director and Finance Department in conducting financial operations. You should have a high measure of financial acumen, experience with municipality/governmental finance, and meet the minimum requirements outlined below.
  • Directs the planning, coordinating and supervision of daily operations of the city's financial activities and utility billing, including accounting, accounts payable, cash receipts, customer service, payroll and utility billing and collections.
  • The position involves public contact including in person, telephone, and written correspondence, and coordination with other departments.
  • Work is performed with considerable independence under the direct supervision of the Finance Director.
  • Plans, coordinates and manages fiscal services program including accounting, accounts payable, cash receipts and payroll.
  • Coordinates the preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report.
  • Coordinates external audit, including preparing audit schedules, updating the notes to the financial statements, coordinating audit timeline, and facilitating audit requests.
  • Manages the financial management information system with assistance from the Information Technology Department.
    • This includes user accounts, month and year-end close, and managing updates and upgrades to software programs,
  • Manages the accounting system to ensure recording of transactions in conformance with generally accepted accounting principles and standards and in accordance with applicable rules, regulations and requirements.
  • Oversees the management of cash receipts processing, including electronic payments.
  • Coordinates and ensures accuracy of the preparation of routine federal tax reports, processing of employees' year-end W2s, and maintenance of payroll system tax tables.
  • Reviews Federal, State and Local Financial Reports as necessary.
  • Compiles and reviews various financial records and reports, monitors compliance to policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Reviews supporting documentation for all accounts payable, p-card, and payroll disbursements.
  • Recommends, develops, implements and monitors internal control procedures.
  • Assist with the preparation and monitoring of departmental budget, objectives and goals.
  • Prepares projections, work load measures and goals for respective areas, and once approved, ensures that all functions operate appropriately.
  • Assists in the preparation of the City's Annual Budget
  • Prepares Quarterly Budget Financial Reports and Presentations
  • Oversees Annual Financial Report (AFR) City Debt, Investments, Self-Insurance Fund and Pension Reporting.
  • Supervises assigned staff, including selection or recommending selection, establishing work schedules, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and recommending termination as appropriate.
  • Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns, complaints and requests for assistance regarding areas of responsibility.
  • Establishes and maintains efficient and effective records, and compiles data and prepares various records, written reports and other documentation required.
  • Attends, as appropriate, seminars, workshops and conferences to enhance job knowledge and skills.
  • Position is assigned to lead high-level projects and serves as second in command in the director's absence, including attending meetings as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or a closely related field.
  • Five (5) years of progressive experience in financial reporting, with an emphasis in governmental accounting and Annual Comprehensive Financial Report preparation.
  • Two (2) years of experience in staff supervision.
  • CPA and/or CGFO Certification preferred.
  • Valid Florida Driver's License.
  • In some cases, an equivalent combination of higher education and experience may be considered, provided that the education and experience is in a relevant and related field.

AP Recruiters & Associates


Clermont, FL
34711 USA


Finance and Insurance