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Finance Director
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Thursday, May 9, 2024

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs supervisory duties including instructing, assigning, planning and reviewing work, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, allocating personnel, acting on employee problems, selecting new employees, and recommending transfers/promotions, disciplinary actions, terminations, and salary increases; oversees the performance of subordinates to ensure compliance with all established standards and procedures.
  • Develops and maintains a centralized accounting system in accordance with Generally Acceptable Governmental Accounting Practices and Standards.
  • Manages accounting functions including accounts payable, receivable and related; plans, organizes and supervises billing and collection systems including customer utility bills, receipt of bills, adjustments, statistical reports, business license collection, etc.
  • Invests the Towns funds in accordance with state laws; computes financial returns and costs in order to evaluate and recommend financing alternatives, investment alternatives, loan proposals, bond issues, etc.; is responsible for the safekeeping of Town funds.
  • Reviews and approves expenditures, transfers and adjustments to budgets.
  • Directs the establishment of financial reports for management use by department heads, Town Council and Town Manager.
  • Manages complex customer problems to ensure proper resolution to problems and customer satisfaction.
  • Analyzes financial records to forecast future financial position and budget requirements; maintains financial and budgetary records; assists the Town Manager in preparing the annual budget; maintains a system of controls ensuring that expenditures do not exceed budgetary appropriations; provides assistance with annual audits and reports.
  • Is responsible for overseeing the administration of business licenses.
  • Performs systems analyses and coordinates computer programming of all Town data processing functions.
  • Works with the Bond Custodian to ensure all matters relating to bond issue are accurate and correct.
  • Is responsible for attending all Council meetings.
  • Handles accounts for all Town vehicles, purchase insurance, file insurance claims, buy tags, etc.
  • Communicates and interacts with a variety of business and professional persons such as consultants, auditors, Town Council, Town Manager, sales representatives, government agencies, etc. in the performance of routine responsibilities.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or a related field and three to five years of experience in cost analysis, forecasting, budgeting, etc. at the supervisory level, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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TOWN OF WINNSBORO
PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
207 NORTH CONGRESS STREET
P. O. BOX 209
WINNSBORO, SC 29180
Jennifer.Edwards@townofwinnsboro.sc.gov

CLOSING DATE: Until Field EOE

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